Statements about Environment

Says federal regulations adopted in 2011 increased the cost of each vehicle for his business by $10,000.

"Wind powers nearly 13 million homes across the country."

The Atlanta area’s water planning district "is now the national leader in conservation."

"You can’t put a gun rack in a [Chevrolet] Volt."  

"The study of the Savannah River Estuary . . . clearly demonstrates the project can be constructed and [environmental] impacts will be mitigated."

"Since 1970, the Clean Air Act has reduced toxic and health-threatening air pollution by 60 percent while our economy has grown more than 200 percent."

An Environmental Protection Agency regulation that goes into effect Jan. 1, 2012, regulates dust.

"We have had over 40 days this summer where it was unsafe to breathe the air."

"In three years we could find close to 50 million gallons per day through a toilet replacement program."

Low-flow toilets "can cost homeowners up to $1,000 each."

Said U.S. Rep. Jim Marshall, D-Macon, sent nearly $2 billion overseas to build wind turbines and create jobs, mostly in China

Georgia's U.S. senators voted for legislation that would "gut clean air protections and increase oil dependence."

"I have a record on the environment of creating green energy ... taking trash and turning it into cash."

"In fact, oil spills from tankers are far more common than the very rare leaks from rigs or pipelines."

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