State of Alabama Archives: on Environment

Marcus Bowman: Voluntary win-win solutions instead of EPA mandates

Q: Do you support or oppose the policy, "EPA regulations are too restrictive"

A: Strongly agree. I want the cleanest air and cleanest water and to preserve our natural beauty and will work continuously for private sector, common sense, voluntary, positive, win-win solutions. EPA mandates are not the way.

Source: Email interview on 2016 Alabama Senate race with OnTheIssues Jan 21, 2016

Ron Crumpton: A healthy environment is essential to a healthy America

Q: Do you agree or disagree with the statement, "EPA regulations are too restrictive"?

A: Strongly disagree. A healthy environment is essential to a healthy America.

Source: Email interview on 2016 Alabama Senate race with OnTheIssues Nov 26, 2015

Gary Palmer: Rein in the EPA

Q: Please explain your top two or three priorities if elected.

    Palmer's answer:
    1. Economic Growth: open up federal lands to access our vast energy resources.
    2. Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act
    3. Rein in the EPA and initiate broad regulatory reform.
      Source: VoteSmart 2014 Alabama Congressional Political Courage Test Aug 30, 2014

      Robert Bentley: Primary value of forests is economic and job related

      Alabama forests are an important part of the storm recovery process both in terms of the beauty and recreation they provide, but also for the economic value they have and the jobs that the forest products industry provides to Alabama's overall economy. The members of this task force will work diligently to make sure this industry recovers as quickly as possible.
      Source: Alabama 2011 gubernatorial press release #5072 May 12, 2011

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