Statements about Environment
Says he has sued the Obama administration 25 times.
"Science has not shown greenhouse gases to be a problem."
Says bag litter increased after San Francisco banned single-use shopping bags.
Says Texas ranks first among the states in the amount of carbon dioxide emitted and toxic chemicals released into water.
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 Sierra Club sued him to stop oil and gas activity on Texas coast, but "we won" and "the turtles are fine."
Says there’s no proven instance where hydraulic fracking has polluted groundwater.
Says Newt Gingrich aligned with Nancy Pelosi on global warming.
Says a trash mound on U.S. 290 is 800 feet tall.
Benzene has "never been proven to be harmful."
Says broken compact fluorescent light bulbs "allegedly cause migraines and epilepsy attacks."
Says the foreman of the jury that convicted him was a Greenpeace activist.
Says the Texas Forest Service planted 6,000 trees in the Dallas/Fort Worth area before the Super Bowl for unknown reasons at an unknown cost.
"More people hunt and fish in Texas in a given year than attend the... games of the Dallas Cowboys, the Dallas Mavericks, the Houston Texans and the Houston Rockets combined."
"We caught (the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality) lying to us about the results of air quality studies in the Barnett Shale."
Says Texas has one state inspector for every 4,500 oil and gas wells.
Since 2000, "the Texas clean air program achieved a 22 percent reduction in ozone and a 46 percent decrease in NOx emissions."
"Rick Perry attempted to fast-track unnecessary coal-fired power plants, which degrade air quality and would cost billions. Fortunately, a court stopped him."
Says EPA regulation of greenhouse gases will endanger 575 Texas dairy facilities, 58 swine operations, 1,300 corn farms and 28,000 beef cattle operations.
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