Statements about Environment
"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."
Since 2000, Texas has reduced "harmful pollutants in the air like nitrogen oxide by 62.5 percent, and ozone by 23 percent--a reduction that is 12 percent greater than the national average."
Cap and trade legislation "was originally a Republican idea."
"Virtually no Republican" in Washington accepts climate change science.
Human activity is not "causing these dramatic changes to our climate."
Americans "bought into climate change" in 2004-06, but then most "began wandering away from this issue."
The proposed Gogebic mine in northern Wisconsin "could be extended as long as 21 miles."
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