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Gary Herbert on Environment
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gary Herbert on other issues.
  • Balance land use between recreation and development. (Apr 2011)
  • Keystone XL Pipeline fundamental to economic prosperity. (Jan 2013)

Senate:

UT 2012: 2012 Utah Senate Debates


Orrin Hatch on Environment
Republican Sr Senator (UT): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Orrin Hatch on other issues.
  • Limit National Monuments to 50,000 acres. (Feb 1998)
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting eminent domain for use as parks or grazing land. (Dec 2007)
  • 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 YES on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted NO on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Congress should decide land use, not DOI. (Sep 1979)
Mike Lee on Environment
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Lee on other issues.
  • Utah suffers from federal control of 70% of Utah land. (Oct 2011)
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)

House:


Rob Bishop on Environment
Republican Representative (UT-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Rob Bishop on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • 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 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)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Repeal requirements for compact fluorescent bulbs. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored educating humans about spaying, neutering, & adopting pets. (Jun 2013)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Jim Matheson on Environment
Democratic Representative (UT-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Jim Matheson 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 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 YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 60% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Chris Stewart on Environment
Republican (District 2): Click here for Chris Stewart on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Rocky Anderson on Environment
Justice Party challenger for President: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rocky Anderson on other issues.
  • Natural resources should be mostly protected. (Feb 2012)
  • Polluting industries' campaign donations weaken the EPA. (Dec 2011)
  • As mayor, national model in reducing resource use. (Apr 2007)
Jon Huntsman on Environment
Republican UT Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Huntsman on other issues.
  • Disallow hotter levels of nuclear waste in Utah. (Nov 2003)
Pete Ashdown on Environment
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pete Ashdown on other issues.
  • Against reopening the Nevada nuclear test range. (Jan 2006)
Jason Chaffetz on Environment
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Sell millions of acres of unneeded federal land. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Scott Howell on Environment
2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (UT): Click here for Scott Howell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dan Liljenquist on Environment
Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Liljenquist on other issues.
  • States' right to control public land. (May 2012)
Jason Chaffetz on Environment
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Sell millions of acres of unneeded federal land. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Mike Leavitt-Gov on Environment
Former Republican Governor (1993-2003); Sec. HHS & EPA: Click here for Mike Leavitt-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Olene Walker on Environment
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Olene Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Merrill Cook on Environment
2010 Republican challenger (lost primary): Click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Merrill Cook on Environment
Former Republican (until 2001) (District 2): Click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Paul Van Dam on Environment
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for Paul Van Dam on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Enid Waldholtz on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Enid Waldholtz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Bennett on Environment
Republican Jr Senator (UT): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Robert Bennett on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 YES on more funding for forest roads and fish habitat. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted NO on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Sam Granato on Environment
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Sam Granato on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Hansen on Environment
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for James Hansen on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Chris Cannon on Environment
Republican Representative (UT-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chris Cannon 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 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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