Statements about Environment

Says Ted Cruz "was just bribed by the Kochs to introduce a bill that would give them and their allies America’s national forests, parks, and other public lands and open them for mining, drilling, fracking and logging."

Says Rick Scott took $200,000 in campaign contributions from a company that "profited off pollution."

"What (the Obama administration is) going to come out with in the next several months is you're not even going to be able to burn coal very limitedly in the existing plants."

"We would create thousands of jobs in Colorado, if the Keystone Pipeline were to be built."

The United States is the leading nation in the world "with the highest amount of doubt about the conventional wisdom of climate change."

"The increase in the garbage tax that [Mayor Allan Fung] imposed in Cranston for some people has been as much as $200."

"Although the governor doubled the beach fees . . . all the money, as we found out, is all going to an out-of-state company. The state isn't even getting the money for that."

"Without the financial resources provided by hunters to protect habitat and stop poachers, there would be no infrastructure for wildlife management."

Says Greg Abbott "has lost" in court "four times in just the past few days."

"There are already more American jobs in the solar industry than in coal mining."

"Congressman (Tom) Cotton is the only Arkansan in Congress -- Democrat or Republican -- to vote against disaster relief five times."

Says Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst "promises to shut down the Department of Education and abolish the EPA."

"NASA scientists fudged the numbers to make 1998 the hottest year to overstate the extent of global warming."

The proposed Gogebic iron ore mine is "just up the hill" from the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore caves along Lake Superior.  

"It was Dan Sullivan who wrote a bill to cut Alaskans out of those decisions" about where they can hunt and fish.

The Chamber of Commerce says new carbon regulations will kill "244,000 jobs a year" and cost average families "$1,200 a year."  

New carbon regulations will increase electric bills by "$17 billion every year" and "potentially put an average of 224,000 more people out of work every year."

"Solar panels drain the sun’s energy."

Surface temperatures on Earth "have stabilized."

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