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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Tom Corbett on Environment
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Corbett on other issues.
  • End the inheritance tax on family farm land. (Feb 2013)
  • PA rivers are precious for generating many jobs. (Oct 2011)
Michael Nutter on Environment
Mayor of Philadelphia: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Nutter on other issues.
  • Continuing to make Philly waterways best is a priority. (Nov 2011)
  • Supports antipollution EPA regulations. (Oct 2011)

Senate:

PA 2012: 2012 Penn. Senate Debates


Bob Casey on Environment
Democratic Sr Senator (PA): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bob Casey on other issues.
  • Fund brownfield and Superfund cleanups. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting eminent domain for use as parks or grazing land. (Dec 2007)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Tom Smith on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for Tom Smith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Toomey on Environment
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (PA-15): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Pat Toomey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Targeted as "Dirty Dozen" for anti-environmentalism. (Aug 2010)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)

House:


Lou Barletta on Environment
Republican (District 11): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Lou Barletta on other issues.
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
Robert Brady on Environment
Democratic Representative (PA-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Robert Brady on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 50% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Matt Cartwright on Environment
Democrat (District 17): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Cartwright on other issues.
  • Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions. (Mar 2013)
Mark Critz on Environment
Republican (District 12): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mark Critz on other issues.
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Nov 2012)
  • Rated 38% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
Charles Dent on Environment
Republican: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Charles Dent on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 38% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Mike Doyle on Environment
Democratic Representative (PA-14): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Mike Doyle on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 70% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Chaka Fattah on Environment
Democratic Representative (PA-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Chaka Fattah on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 80% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 63% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Jim Gerlach on Environment
Republican Representative (PA-6): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gerlach on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 50% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Sponsored regulating all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Mike Kelly on Environment
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Kelly on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Tom Marino on Environment
Republican (District 10): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Marino on other issues.
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Apr 2013)
Patrick Meehan on Environment
Republican (District 7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Meehan on other issues.
  • EPA regulations should consider jobs not fish. (May 2011)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 63% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
Tim Murphy on Environment
Republican Representative (PA-18): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Tim Murphy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Scott Perry on Environment
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Perry on other issues.
Joseph Pitts on Environment
Republican Representative (PA-16): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Pitts on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Keith Rothfus on Environment
Republican (District 12): Click here for Keith Rothfus on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Allyson Schwartz on Environment
Democratic Representative (PA-13): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Allyson Schwartz on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions. (Jun 2013)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Bill Shuster on Environment
Republican Representative (PA-9): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Bill Shuster on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Glenn Thompson on Environment
Republican (District 5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Glenn Thompson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (May 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ed Rendell on Environment
Democratic PA Governor: Click here for Ed Rendell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sam Rohrer on Environment
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sam Rohrer on other issues.
  • Eliminate Department of Energy; scale back EPA. (Mar 2012)
Marc Scaringi on Environment
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Marc Scaringi on other issues.
  • Our children will inherit debt from Cash for Clunkers. (Mar 2012)
Steve Welch on Environment
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Steve Welch on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jason Altmire on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jason Altmire on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Mike Fitzpatrick on Environment
Republican (District 8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Fitzpatrick on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Tim Holden on Environment
Democratic Representative (PA-17): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Tim Holden on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 70% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 38% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky on Environment
Previous Democrat (until 1995) (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky on other issues.
  • Moratorium on new solid waste incinerators. (Nov 1994)
Todd Platts on Environment
Republican Representative (PA-19): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Todd Platts on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 25% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 63% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Tom Ridge on Environment
Former Republican Governor (1995-2001); DHS Cabinet Sec'y: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Ridge on other issues.
  • Regional DHS office would have decreased Katrina damage. (Sep 2009)
  • Changed rules & got 350 polluted industrial sites cleaned up. (Jan 2000)
  • Let industries audit themselves & then clean up. (Jul 1998)
  • More flexibility in environmental regulation. (Jul 1998)
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
Mark Schweiker on Environment
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for Mark Schweiker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Clinger on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 5): Click here for Bill Clinger on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Featherman on Environment
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (PA): Click here for John Featherman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Fox on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for Jon Fox on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Greenwood on Environment
Republican (Until 2004) (District 8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Greenwood on other issues.
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 40% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Joseph Hoeffel on Environment
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Hoeffel on other issues.
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 95% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Joseph Hoeffel on Environment
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 13): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Hoeffel on other issues.
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 95% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Tom Martin on Environment
Former Democratic Senate Candidate (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Martin on other issues.
  • Sell off federal assets, including National parks. (Oct 2006)
Joe McDade on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for Joe McDade on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chuck Pennacchio on Environment
Former Democratic challenger (2006): Click here for Chuck Pennacchio on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bud Shuster on Environment
Former Rep.(resigned 3/3/2001) (District 9): Click here for Bud Shuster on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Betsy Summers on Environment
2004 former Libertarian Challenger: Click here for Betsy Summers on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Walker on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 16): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Walker on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Robert Borski on Environment
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robert Borski on other issues.
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Chris Carney on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Chris Carney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
William Coyne on Environment
Democrat (District 14): Click here for the full quote OR click here for William Coyne on other issues.
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Environment
Democrat (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kathy Dahlkemper on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
Phil English on Environment
Republican Representative (PA-3): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Phil English on other issues.
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Celebrate the recovery of the bald eagle. (Jun 2008)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
George Gekas on Environment
Republican (District 17): Click here for the full quote OR click here for George Gekas on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Bill Goodling on Environment
Republican (District 19): Click here for Bill Goodling on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Melissa Hart on Environment
Republican (District 4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Melissa Hart on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Paul Kanjorski on Environment
Democratic Representative (PA-11): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Paul Kanjorski on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 60% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Ron Klink on Environment
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Ron Klink on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Martin on Environment
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Martin on other issues.
  • Sell off federal assets, including National parks. (Oct 2006)
Frank Mascara on Environment
Democrat (District 20): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Mascara on other issues.
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
Paul McHale on Environment
Democrat (retired 1998 (District 25): Click here for Paul McHale on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Patrick Joseph Murphy on Environment
Democrat (until 2010) (District 8): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Joseph Murphy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
John Murtha on Environment
Democratic Representative (PA-12): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for John Murtha on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 45% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
John Peterson on Environment
Republican Representative (PA-5): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Peterson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Carl Romanelli on Environment
Green Challenger: Click here for Carl Romanelli on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alan Sandals on Environment
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Alan Sandals on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Santorum on Environment
Republican Jr Senator (PA); 2012 presidential frontrunner: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Rick Santorum on other issues.
  • Nature is a subtle web of intricate connections. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted NO on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on more funding for forest roads and fish habitat. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted NO on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Joe Sestak on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Joe Sestak on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Add polar bear & bluefin tuna to endangered species list. (May 2010)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Fund projects for international conservation of cranes. (Jan 2009)
Joe Sestak on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Joe Sestak on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Add polar bear & bluefin tuna to endangered species list. (May 2010)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Fund projects for international conservation of cranes. (Jan 2009)
Don Sherwood on Environment
Republican (District 10): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Don Sherwood on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Arlen Specter on Environment
Republican Sr Senator (PA): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Arlen Specter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting eminent domain for use as parks or grazing land. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted NO on more funding for forest roads and fish habitat. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted NO on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted YES on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 32% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Celebrate the recovery of the bald eagle. (Jun 2008)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Pat Toomey on Environment
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (PA-15): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Pat Toomey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Targeted as "Dirty Dozen" for anti-environmentalism. (Aug 2010)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Curt Weldon on Environment
Republican (District 7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Curt Weldon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 35% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
Arlen Specter-2001 on Environment
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for Arlen Specter-2001 on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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