Statements about Environment
"We have invested record funding in protecting our environment."
Says "Bill Clinton and George Bush both say build the Keystone XL."
Says Alaska Sen. Mark Begich "is on record supporting a carbon tax, even pushing Harry Reid to make it a priority."
"Oregon and the federal government now have more than one million acres of burnt land and millions of trees are being left to rot."
On oil drilling off Florida’s coast
"When the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport needed to stop its earthquake spike a few years ago, they temporarily shut down the wells that were injecting fracking fluid into the ground ... (and) those earthquakes stopped."
As a result of climate change, ice fishermen in Wisconsin "are already noticing fewer days they can be out on our ice covered lakes."
"The Republican leadership in the House has refused to address the issues that matter the most to Rhode Island, such as passing a jobs bill."
"Over 3 million Americans are employed in the growing green-collar workforce," which is more than the number "of people working in the fossil fuel industry."
"Large parts of Florida" have experienced "years of below average rainfall."
A government report shows that alternatives to the Keystone XL pipeline "are worse" for the environment.
The Keystone pipeline creates "35 permanent jobs" after construction, according to a government report.
"Over the past eight years, the United States has reduced our total carbon pollution more than any other nation on Earth."
"Recently, Florida has successfully reduced the environmental permitting time down to just two days."
Deer baiting, planned for Block Island by DEM, is illegal in Rhode Island.
"Most of West Virginia is still owned, in excess of 90 percent, by out-of-state interests."
"Only 3 percent of voters 18 to 34 don't believe that climate change is really happening."
"61 percent of non-tea party Republicans actually agree...there is 'solid evidence the earth is warming,' ...[but] 70 percent of tea partiers, contrarily, say there is 'no solid evidence' the earth is warming."
"By using a little-known loophole ... Obama minions are allowing Nestle Company to export precious fresh water out of Lake Michigan."
"The Earth is not warming."
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