Latest Pants on Fire! Fact-checks in Environment Viral image stated on January 12, 2020 in a post on Facebook: The typical anglerfish is seven feet long. Tucker Carlson stated on December 15, 2019 in an interview with the Atlantic: Says the Potomac River "has gotten dirtier and dirtier and dirtier and dirtier. I go down there and that litter is left almost exclusively by immigrants." Chain email stated on October 25, 2019 in a chain email: "14,000 abandoned wind turbines litter the United States." Allen Frances stated on August 25, 2019 in remarks on CNN's "Reliable Sources": "Trump is as destructive a person in this century as Hitler, Stalin, and Mao were in the last century. He may be responsible for many more million deaths than they were." Viral image stated on April 10, 2019 in a Facebook post: A PETA activist was taped to a tree after protesting a biker rally. Viral image stated on March 28, 2019 in a Facebook post: Bluegill fish "are responsible for over 500 deaths in the United States every summer." Viral image stated on February 14, 2019 in a Facebook post: Says Hillary Clinton said, "This planet might be able to support perhaps as many as half of a billion people who could live a sustainable life in relative comfort. Human populations must be greatly diminished, and as quickly as possible to limit further environmental damage." Bloggers stated on September 5, 2017 in an Internet post: "Computer models show Irma destroying New York City on Sept. 10." OurLandOfTheFree.com stated on August 30, 2017 in a blog post: The Clinton Foundation is sending water to Houston "for $7 a bottle." Bloggers stated on September 6, 2017 in a web post: "Hurricane Irma could be a Category 6 by the time it hits East Coast." Bloggers stated on August 30, 2017 in in a blog post: Says Manny Pacquiao, Usain Bolt and Princes William and Harry have donated tens of millions of dollars to Hurricane Harvey victims. Bloggers stated on August 26, 2017 in in a tweet: "Obama is in Texas serving meals!" Greg Gutfeld stated on June 2, 2017 in Fox News The Five show: "Every single year that there's an increase (in temperature) it's within the margin of error -- meaning it isn't increasing." Chris Abele stated on March 15, 2016 in a television ad: An image in a Chris Abele TV ad depicts "wealthy citizens" who would benefit from a "lake" created by the controversial Estabrook Dam. Viral image stated on September 3, 2015 in an image shared on Facebook: " 'Denali' is the Kenyan word for 'black power.' " Rush Limbaugh stated on July 28, 2015 in an episode of The Rush Limbaugh Show: Austin is "effectively" imposing "a ban on barbecue restaurants." Rick Scott stated on June 2, 2015 in a speech at his economic summit for presidential candidates: "If you care about the environment, we've got record funding." Thom Hartmann stated on November 7, 2014 in a segment on his RT show: "The Kochs stand to make around $100 billion if the government approves the Keystone XL pipeline." Occupy Democrats stated on July 11, 2014 in a Facebook photo post: Says Ted Cruz "was just bribed by the Kochs to introduce a bill that would give them and their allies America’s national forests, parks, and other public lands and open them for mining, drilling, fracking and logging." Lenar Whitney stated on June 25, 2014 in a YouTube video: "Global warming is a hoax." John DePetro stated on July 7, 2014 in a talk radio comment: "Although the governor doubled the beach fees . . . all the money, as we found out, is all going to an out-of-state company. The state isn't even getting the money for that." Steve Doocy stated on June 24, 2014 in a broadcast of "Fox and Friends.": "NASA scientists fudged the numbers to make 1998 the hottest year to overstate the extent of global warming." Chain email stated on May 19, 2014 in messages on the Internet: "Solar panels drain the sun’s energy." Chain email stated on April 3, 2014 in a chain email: Because the EPA closed a lead smelter in Missouri, "all lead for bullets will have to come from overseas!" Bloggers stated on April 17, 2014 in multiple blog and video posts: The Bundy Ranch deal is all about Nevada Sen. Harry Reid "using federal violence to take people’s land in his state so he can package it to re-sell it to the Chinese." Jonathan Boucher stated on January 31, 2014 in a Providence Journal commentary: "The Republican leadership in the House has refused to address the issues that matter the most to Rhode Island, such as passing a jobs bill." Barry Smitherman stated on November 17, 2013: "The Earth is not warming." Allen West stated on December 2, 2013 in a blog on his website: "Back door gun control is in full effect in the United States" due to "Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency." Wayne Smith stated on April 17, 2013 in an interview.: "Science has not shown greenhouse gases to be a problem." Jeff Tittel stated on February 22, 2013 in an opinion column for NJToday.net: "A report by the US General Accountability Office (GAO) in 2008 found that the disposal of Katrina wastes by AshBritt in the south resulted in the creation of contaminated sites along the Gulf Coast and two new Superfund sites in New Orleans."