Statements about Environment
"We need to pass a carbon tax to stop climate change. Break up the Wall Street banks. And stop the government spying on innocent Americans. Cory Booker doesn’t support any of these ideas."
"Every single month since 1985 has been warmer than the historic average. All 12 of the warmest years on record have come in the last 15 years."
"A report by the US General Accountability Office (GAO) in 2008 found that the disposal of Katrina wastes by AshBritt in the south resulted in the creation of contaminated sites along the Gulf Coast and two new Superfund sites in New Orleans."
"DEP has 2,812 employees, the lowest level since the mid-’80s."
"Hurricane Sandy, the most destructive Atlantic storm ever."
"Many types of fish and shellfish from waters across the state are labeled unsafe to eat."
"The water quality in the ocean is perfect. It’s been tested up and down every ocean shore in New Jersey."
Says "New Jersey’s $1 billion horse racing industry … employs 13,000 individuals and ensures the preservation of 176,000 acres of horse farmland."
Says New Jersey is "losing 50 football fields of open space to development every day and the more we develop upstream the more flooding we have downstream."
"Point Pleasant Beach does not own its beaches; they are privately owned and operated by businesses such as Jenkinson’s"
"One of the reasons that Budweiser stayed in New Jersey is the money they got from RGGI to put solar on their roof to save on their energy costs."
"Every year the state loses 8,000-10,000 acres of land in bear country."
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