Overstates coal region's woes
On unemployment rates: "We have counties in Southwest Virginia that are well into double digits and some that are pushing 20 percent."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, August 17th, 2015
Says Scott Walker runs a state government that bans "employees from talking about climate change."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
Funding a student study does not a regulation make
"EPA wants to regulate … the family BBQ."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, March 26th, 2015
"More than 7,000 Americans lost their lives to climate change-fueled events last year."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, March 23rd, 2015
Knows how to rock, not so great on iron ore
The proposed mine in northern Wisconsin would be built without any government oversight, and will be nine miles long.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, November 10th, 2014
Claim deserves a lump of coal
"The only candidate pocketing big money from people who want to destroy coal is Mitch McConnell."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
Not what the rules say
"What (the Obama administration is) going to come out with in the next several months is you're not even going to be able to burn coal very limitedly in the existing plants."
— Politifact National on Thursday, August 7th, 2014
Garbage in, garbage out
"The increase in the garbage tax that [Mayor Allan Fung] imposed in Cranston for some people has been as much as $200."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, July 27th, 2014
A factor, but far from the only one
"Without the financial resources provided by hunters to protect habitat and stop poachers, there would be no infrastructure for wildlife management."
— Politifact PunditFact on Friday, July 11th, 2014
Up the hill, and more than an hour's drive away
The proposed Gogebic iron ore mine is "just up the hill" from the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore caves along Lake Superior.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, June 23rd, 2014
The Chamber of Commerce says new carbon regulations will kill "244,000 jobs a year" and cost average families "$1,200 a year."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, June 9th, 2014
Can't use this study to bash Obama's rules
New carbon regulations will increase electric bills by "$17 billion every year" and "potentially put an average of 224,000 more people out of work every year."
— Politifact National on Monday, June 2nd, 2014
97 percent of findings that took a position disagree
Human activity is not "causing these dramatic changes to our climate."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
The numbers don't show that
"We have invested record funding in protecting our environment."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, March 6th, 2014
That's for professional licenses, not environmental permits
"Recently, Florida has successfully reduced the environmental permitting time down to just two days."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, January 27th, 2014
Not much truth down this country road
"Most of West Virginia is still owned, in excess of 90 percent, by out-of-state interests."
— Politifact PunditFact on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
Florida Bay, not the whole ocean
"Obama has jumped the shark and ordered the ocean closed!"
— Politifact Florida on Monday, October 7th, 2013
Wind power tops solar in dependability
"Wind power is the most undependable form of renewable energy."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, September 8th, 2013
Admininstration's reports say otherwise
The "most realistic estimates" for jobs created by Keystone XL are "maybe 2,000 jobs during the construction of the pipeline."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Throw some ice cold tap water on this claim
Miami-Dade has "the nation’s highest-rated tap water."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, July 12th, 2013