Statements about Environment
"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."
"People who wash cars at home will use approximately 80 percent more water than they do in a car wash."
"(Environmentalists) said ‘We’re only going to stop coal mining above 2,000 feet.’ ... Well guess where all the coal in the state of Tennessee is? Above 2,000 feet."
"Three of our cities are among the top five worst cities in the U.S. for asthma."
"There’s no wildlife" in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Says "Oregon is one of only three states that allow the use of gillnets on inland waters."
"We came out against Deepwater and everybody is now paying for [the project] in their electric bills."
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