Statements about Energy
Says Virginia economic development officials "decided they didn’t want to bid on" his company's electric automobile plant.
There is "over 20 times more energy" in a proposed Southside uranium mining site than "there is in all the oil that’s estimated to be off Virginia’s coast"
"This year, Eric Cantor has received more money from oil companies than any other member of Congress."
Tim Kaine supported "higher energy costs for families."
"Under President Obama, domestic oil production is at an eight-year high."
"And the revenue generated by drilling off Virginia’s coast? $40 million over 10 years."
The cost of a gas tank fill-up has risen $30 since Barack Obama became president.
"You're supposed to throw away your shoes" if mercury from a broken CFL light bulb gets on them.
"Our federal government has lent $2 billion to the state-owned oil company of Brazil to allow them to explore for oil and gas."
The United States "is number one in the world in energy resources; Russia is number two."
Appalachian Power Company is making "record profits."
On campaign contributions from electric utilities.
Phil Puckett "voted no on sending the EPA a message that they’ve gone too far not once, but twice."
"We are number one in the world when it comes to energy resources. ... The Russians are second; Saudi Arabia is number three."
"American oil production is at its highest level since 2003."
"Over the past decade, the big five oil companies --- BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell -- made a total profit of nearly $1 trillion."
The war in Iraq was a major factor in blowing "the top off the price of oil."
Federal Reserve policies have led to a 69 percent rise in corn prices, 44 percent rise in wheat prices and 15 percent spike in sugar prices over the last year.
Robert Hurt supported a bill that helped the uranium industry after taking contributions from the industry and because his father had a stake in it.
"Senator Robert Hurt voted for a bill that’s raised your electric rates seven times."
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