Statements about Energy

Says U.S. greenhouse gas "emissions are at 20-year lows."

Says "Did you know that the #KeystoneXL project is expected to create 20,000 American jobs, including more than 800 in Oregon?"

"We have doubled the distance our cars will go on a gallon of gas."

Says Virginia economic development officials "decided they didn’t want to bid on" his company's electric automobile plant.

"It is ironic that (First Energy Corp. is) going to have a name on our (football stadium) where we (Cleveland Public Power) supply the electricity."

There is "over 20 times more energy" in a proposed Southside uranium mining site than "there is in all the oil that’s estimated to be off Virginia’s coast"

"Did U know? Block Island Wind Farm would mean 40% est. drop in BI electric rates."

"We have more people working in clean and green energy than in oil and gas in this country."  

"There is no war on coal. Period. There are more coal jobs and more coal produced in Ohio than there were five years ago, in spite of the talking points and the yard signs."

"There are more oil rigs in operation in the United States than the rest of the world combined."

When Mitt Romney was governor of Massachusetts, he "stood in front of a coal plant and pointed at it and said, ‘This plant kills.’"

"Oil production is down 14 percent this year on federal land."

"Under the Obama administration, we are drilling and producing more domestic energy supplies than we ever had before."

"When Congressman Langevin took office, gas was around $1.70 per gallon, and now it is near $4 per gallon."

"In one year, (President Obama) provided $90 billion in breaks to the green energy world … into solar and wind, to Solyndra and Fisker and Tesla and Ener1."

"We have more natural gas than Saudi Arabia has oil."

Says Sierra Club sued him to stop oil and gas activity on Texas coast, but "we won" and "the turtles are fine."

"We've doubled our use of renewable energy."

"After 30 years of inaction, we raised fuel standards so that by the middle of the next decade, cars and trucks will go twice as far on a gallon of gas."

"This year, Eric Cantor has received more money from oil companies than any other member of Congress."

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