Latest Mostly True Fact-checks in Environment Jan Schakowsky stated on February 12, 2020 in committee hearing remarks: “We’ve also seen in the time that he’s (Donald Trump) been president, an increase in carbon emissions going absolutely in the wrong way.” Tammy Baldwin stated on December 10, 2019 in a tweet: “Over the past two years, climate and weather disaster damage has cost the U.S. over $400 billion.” Bernie Sanders stated on January 14, 2020 in comments at a presidential debate: "The Machinists Union does not (support the USMCA trade deal). And every environmental organization in this country (also) opposes it." Jim Justice stated on June 10, 2019 in a press conference: China today is "burning seven to eight times the amount of coal that we’re burning in the United States." Xavier Becerra stated on August 26, 2019 in a news conference: "Every time we go to court," against the Trump administration, "for the most part, we win." Cory Booker stated on April 29, 2019 in a cable TV news interview.: "We now have longitudinal data that shows that children born around Superfund sites have dramatically higher rates of birth defects, dramatically higher rates of autism." Jay Inslee stated on March 19, 2019 in in an interview: "We have flown a Boeing 737 across the Atlantic Ocean on biofuels. We have flown F-18s." Joe Cunningham stated on March 7, 2019 in a U.S. House hearing: "Seismic airgun blasting (used for energy exploration) is ... 16,000 times louder than" a conventional airhorn. Jay Inslee stated on February 20, 2019 in an interview: "The forest fires were so grotesque last year that we had the worst air in the world in Washington." Patrick Morrisey stated on September 4, 2018 in a campaign ad: Says he "beat (President Barack) Obama at the Supreme Court, saving coal jobs." Florida Democratic Party stated on August 5, 2018 in a tweet: Says Rick Scott "cut $700 million from water management." Bill Nelson stated on June 21, 2018 in an ad: Says he "actually wrote the bipartisan law that makes it illegal to drill off Florida’s coast." Evan Jenkins stated on April 23, 2018 in a U.S. Senate debate: "I’ve cut a half a billion (dollars) out of the EPA just in the last two years. We’ve cut 3,000 jobs out of the EPA." Kamala Harris stated on January 24, 2018 in a tweet: "No state generates as much solar power as California, or has as many people whose jobs depend on it." Al Gore stated on June 4, 2017 in an interview on Fox News Sunday: "70 percent of Florida is in drought today." Brad Schneider stated on April 20, 2017 in an op-ed: "More than 260,000 Americans are employed by the domestic solar industry — three times as many workers as employed by the entire coal mining industry." Will Herring stated on March 6, 2017 in a San Antonio Express-News news story: "There’s not one public study, and by public study I mean a study available to the public, that has looked at using the product Kaput to poison feral hogs." Social Media stated on March 6, 2017 in social media posts: "It's important to pay attention to the Russian spy drama, but let's not ignore the fact that the following (10) bills have been introduced" in the House. Food & Water Watch stated on December 10, 2016 in a campaign letter: Says Rex Tillerson "sued to keep a fracking project out of his backyard." Bill Nelson stated on November 16, 2016 in a Senate floor speech: Says Donald Trump said he intends "to open up additional areas off the coast to oil drilling" during the campaign. Russ Feingold stated on October 6, 2016 in a meeting with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial board.: Says U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson "doesn't even believe that there's a man-made role in climate change." Duane Hall stated on August 23, 2016 in a tweet: North Carolina’s coast "is possibly the best place in (the) U.S. for an offshore windfarm." Tim Canova stated on July 9, 2016 in a post on Medium: Says Debbie Wasserman Schultz "has voted for huge subsidies for the sugar industry ... as well as for delays in cleanups." Harry Reid stated on July 11, 2016 in remarks on the Senate floor: "(Koch Industries) is among the worst in toxic air pollution in the entire United States ... and churns out more climate-changing greenhouse gases than oil giants Chevron, Shell and Valero." Bonnie Reiss stated on June 8, 2016 in a newspaper column.: "When he served as governor, Schwarzenegger preserved more land than any other gubernatorial administration in California’s history." Bernie Sanders stated on May 29, 2016 in an interview on "Meet the Press": "I believe we should have tax on carbon and deal aggressively with climate change. That is not (Hillary Clinton's) position." Robby Mook stated on April 19, 2016 in a Medium post: "In last week’s debate, Bernie questioned Hillary’s commitment to fighting climate change because a whopping 0.2 percent of the money given to our campaign has come from employees of oil and gas companies. Not even 2 percent, mind you: 0.2 percent." Bernie Sanders stated on April 10, 2016 in in an interview on NBC's Meet the Press: Says Hillary Clinton supported and continues to "support fracking." Hillary Clinton stated on March 6, 2016 in the Democratic debate in Flint: "We have a higher rate of tested lead in people in Cleveland than in Flint." Ted Cruz stated on February 18, 2016 in a campaign ad: Says Donald Trump "wants to keep big government in charge" of federally-owned land.