State of Georgia Archives: on Environment


Vernon Jones: Supports CWA, CAA, CAFE but also nukes

Source: Georgia Congressional Election 2008 Political Courage Test Jul 2, 2008

Josh Lanier: Help cities with mass transit and farmers in small towns too

In Washington we talk about mass transit as if every town and every city is a large metropolitan area. If you’re a farmer, you still have to drive the same amount of miles and there’s a lot the government can do to help. There are established programs today that can be applied to Georgia.
Source: Georgia 2008 Democratic Senate Primary Debate Jun 30, 2008

Vernon Jones: Capture methane gas from landfills for electricity

Out in Dekalb County, we’re capturing the methane gas from landfills. We’ve partnered with Georgia Power to convert it into electricity. I’ve invested in our water and sewer infrastructure. We’re working on recycling our water.
Source: Georgia 2008 Democratic Senate Primary Debate Jun 30, 2008

Zell Miller: Protection of 100,000 Georgia acres is great achievement

One of our biggest success stories has been Preservation 2000, our program to protect more than 100,000 acres of natural land. Places like Little Tybee Island, Tallulah Gorge and Smithgall Woods. You are looking at someone shaped by that rugged land, because your Governor is a product of the North Georgia mountains. We created Preservation 2000 with ambitious goals to protect 100,000 acres of wildlife habitat and save it for future generations.
Source: 1998 Georgia State of the State Address Jan 15, 1998

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2012 Presidential contenders on Environment:
  Democrats:
Pres.Barack Obama(IL)
V.P.Joe Biden(DE)

Republicans:
Gov.Mitt Romney(MA)
Rep.Paul Ryan(WI)
Third Parties:
Green: Dr.Jill Stein(MA)
Libertarian: Gov.Gary Johnson(NM)
Justice: Mayor Rocky Anderson(UT)
Constitution: Rep.Virgil Goode(VA)
Peace+Freedom: Roseanne Barr(HI)
Reform Party: André Barnett(NY)
AmericansElect: Gov.Buddy Roemer(LA)
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