Statements about Environment
Says bag litter increased after San Francisco banned single-use shopping bags.
"DEP has 2,812 employees, the lowest level since the mid-’80s."
Says, "I-205, six miles of which runs through my district, already carries more traffic than I-5."
Says "Did you know that the #KeystoneXL project is expected to create 20,000 American jobs, including more than 800 in Oregon?"
Says "If Oregon’s Legislature simply authorizes $450 million for the CRC, it will … leave Oregon holding the bag for a great deal more cost responsibility."
"The 12 hottest years on record have come in the last 15 years."
Wisconsin’s laws "ranked the worst in the world for mining investment."
"We have doubled the distance our cars will go on a gallon of gas."
Says Texas ranks first among the states in the amount of carbon dioxide emitted and toxic chemicals released into water.
Tide gauges measuring sea level in Rhode Island since 1930 have risen "maybe about 10 inches since that time."
A Republican-sponsored Wisconsin mining bill "will take at least seven years to create jobs."
"Wind powers nearly 13 million homes across the country."
Says Austin’s treated wastewater, put into the Colorado River, is of higher quality than water the city takes from the lake for public use.
Says in "our region," 2011 was worst drought year ever recorded.
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."
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