Statements about Environment

"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."

"Back door gun control is in full effect in the United States" due to "Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency."

In a poll, "53 percent of young Republican voters . . . under age 35 said that they would describe a climate [change] denier as 'ignorant,' 'out of touch' or 'crazy.'"

"Eighty percent of the antibiotics in this country are fed to livestock."

Says Oregonians for Food and Shelter "proudly features board members from Monsanto and Syngenta and the (Oregon) Farm Bureau also receives funding from biotech companies."

"Obama has jumped the shark and ordered the ocean closed!"

If sea levels rise six feet due to climate change, Waterplace Park in Providence and Wickford village would be swamped

"Over the past 35 years, Florida families have paid into the (National Flood Insurance Program) over $16 billion, four times more than the amount they have received in claim reimbursements."

"Wind power is the most undependable form of renewable energy."

Under the Endangered Species Act, "only 1 percent of the species that have been listed have actually been delisted."

Offshore wind power is "significantly less expensive than solar energy."

"We are about halfway" to the president’s goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions and "about half of that is because of the substitution of natural gas for coal in the power sector."

Says U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson voted to let oil and gas companies emit "unlimited carbon pollution into our air"

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