State of Pennsylvania Archives: on Environment


Everett Stern: EPA regulations are too restrictive

Q: Do you support or oppose. `EPA regulations are too restrictive`?

A: Strongly Support

Source: E-mail interview on 2016 PA Senate race with OnTheIssues Nov 2, 2015

Marc Scaringi: Our children will inherit debt from Cash for Clunkers

Scaringi said that as a lawyer, he has represented small businesses and come to understand how the economy works. He accused Casey and President Barack Obama of exploiting the nation's poor economy with bad government policies in the way of bailouts, Cash for Clunkers programs and harmful regulations. Scaringi lamented his children will be among those standing to inherit the nation's federal debt. "Let's restore freedom, liberty and independence," he said.
Source: Williamsport Sun-Gazette on 2012 PA Senate debate Mar 23, 2012

Sam Rohrer: Eliminate Department of Energy; scale back EPA

On reducing the debt, Rohrer called for Congress stop increasing the debt ceiling as well as a plan for reducing spending and eliminating such federal agencies as the Department of Energy. Other agencies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency, can be scaled back.
Source: Williamsport Sun-Gazette on 2012 PA Senate debate Mar 23, 2012

Tom Ridge: Let industries audit themselves & then clean up

Source: 1998 PA National Political Awareness Test Jul 2, 1998

Tom Ridge: More flexibility in environmental regulation

Source: 1998 PA National Political Awareness Test Jul 2, 1998

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