Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

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June 18, 2010 Op-Ed

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill was a tragedy for eleven families, and an environmental disaster for the entire Gulf Coast region.  The impacts are far-reaching, affecting industries across the spectrum.  Make no mistake, BP has the ultimate responsibility to clean up the disaster in the Gulf and needs to make things right with those affected by this spill.  I fully support a

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June 15, 2010 Op-Ed

Deer Park Broadcaster
Texas continues fight with EPA

By U.S. Rep. PETE OLSON

Updated: 06.15.10

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June 9, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging the agency to reconsider plans to take over the permitting process for refineries in the state of Texas.  

 

Text of the letter can be found here:

 

June 2, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement as details about the events involving a Turkish-sponsored flotilla and Israeli Defense Forces continue to surface:

June 2, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement after listening to the testimony of NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Astronaut Neil Armstrong, Astronaut Captain Eugene Cernan and former Lockheed Martin executive Thomas Young:

 

June 1, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Saying that the Administration has lost its focus in the War on Terror, Rep.

May 5, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson today issued the following statement announcing the rollout of a new proposal asking Americans to engage in the process of building a new policy agenda for America. 

May 5, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressmen Pete Olson (TX-22) and Marsha Blackburn (TN-7) today submitted their joint entry to the EPA's "Rulemaking Matters!" video contest.

May 4, 2010 Op-Ed

The Hill
US must remain the global leader in exploring space

By Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas) - 05/04/10 07:24 PM ET

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May 2, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson today sent the following letter to the Federal Aviation Administration requesting expedited approval of the Customs and Border Patrol request for the use of Unmanned Aerial Surveillance Vehicles (UAV’s) at the Texas-Mexico border:

 

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