Statements about Environment
Says "Detroit dumping a bunch of sewage" in Lake Erie "causes big problems" for Ohio.
"Hurricane Sandy, the most destructive Atlantic storm ever."
"In recent years, menhaden numbers along our coast have plummeted by 90 percent."
"We have more people working in clean and green energy than in oil and gas in this country."
Says that Sherrod Brown is an "Obama rubber stamp" for "supporting the job-killing cap and trade plan."
"There is no war on coal. Period. There are more coal jobs and more coal produced in Ohio than there were five years ago, in spite of the talking points and the yard signs."
"There are more oil rigs in operation in the United States than the rest of the world combined."
"Under the Obama administration, we are drilling and producing more domestic energy supplies than we ever had before."
"In one year, (President Obama) provided $90 billion in breaks to the green energy world … into solar and wind, to Solyndra and Fisker and Tesla and Ener1."
"We have more natural gas than Saudi Arabia has oil."
Says Sierra Club sued him to stop oil and gas activity on Texas coast, but "we won" and "the turtles are fine."
"After 30 years of inaction, we raised fuel standards so that by the middle of the next decade, cars and trucks will go twice as far on a gallon of gas."
Claims Ohio Gov. John Kasich says climate change is a problem.
Says that as Massachusetts governor, Mitt Romney "condemned coal-fired plants, saying they kill people."
Claims Joe Biden said "coal is more dangerous than terrorists."
"This ban will only apply to Oregon commercial fishermen. Washington commercial fishermen would still be allowed to use gillnets on the Columbia River."
After the 9/11 terrorist attacks grounded commercial air traffic, "there was a temperature drop while the airplanes weren't flying, for the week afterwards."
The United States can immediately tap a domestic energy resource of "more than 1.5 trillion barrels of oil, six times more than Saudi Arabia."
By eliminating the public intervenor’s office, "I was the first one to fire Kathleen Falk."
"No one in Rhode Island -- not just children, no one in Rhode Island -- should eat more than one serving of freshwater fish caught in our state each month."
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