Friday, September 19th, 2014

Statements about Energy

False

Wind power tops solar in dependability

Mostly True

UPDATE: In R.I., wind power cheaper than solar

True

His votes preserve no-limits status quo

Half-True

Flat at record highs

True

As head of agencies

Barry Smitherman

Barry Smitherman

Says he "sued Obama’s EPA seven times."

— Texas

Mostly True

Not the deep ocean

Sheldon Whitehouse

Sheldon Whitehouse

The oceans "have become 30 percent more acidic."

— Rhode Island

Half-True

It’s a lot, but he overstated it

Full Flop

Now a friend of coal

Terry McAuliffe

Terry McAuliffe

On the coal industry

— Virginia

Full Flop

Says technology has improved

Terry McAuliffe

Terry McAuliffe

On oil drilling off Virginia's coast.

— Virginia