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Rocky Anderson on Environment

Justice Party challenger for President; former mayor of Salt Lake City


Natural resources should be mostly protected

Q: Which of the following statements comes closest to your personal view?
Source: AmericansElect Questionnaire with OnTheIssues.org , Feb 23, 2012

Polluting industries' campaign donations weaken the EPA

It's no different, really, than the polluting industries making their campaign contributions, and then the EPA wanting to impose more strict ozone standards, and President Obama basically vetoing the EPA. We know that's not in the public interest. President Obama has to know that's not in the public interest. He's serving the interest of those polluting industries.
Source: Amy Goodman, Democracy Now, "Challenger for Obama?" , Dec 13, 2011

As mayor, national model in reducing resource use

Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson will talk about how he has led his community's efforts to use resources more wisely. As a result, Salt Lake City and Anderson have received a number of national and international honors. [At an upcoming mini-summit], Anderson will describe how, during the past six years, he has led Salt Lake City to become a national model in reducing resource use. Equally important, Salt Lake has done so while maintaining its economic vitality and quality of life.
Source: Jonathan Schechter in Jackson Hole News and Guide , Apr 25, 2007

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Mike Bloomberg (I,New York City)
Cory Booker (D,Newark,NJ)
Julian Castro (D,San Antonio,TX)
Rahm Emanuel (D,Chicago)
Phil Gordon (D,Phoenix)
Tom Menino (D,Boston)
Michael Nutter (D,Philadelphia)
Annise Parker (D,Houston)
Mike Rawlings (D,Dallas)
Jerry Sanders (R,San Diego)
Antonio Villaraigosa (D,Los Angeles)

Former Mayors:
Rocky Anderson (I,Salt Lake City)
Tom Barrett (D,Milwaukee,WI)
Jerry Brown (D,Oakland,CA)
Rudy Giuliani (R,New York City)
Dennis Kucinch (D,Cleveland,OH)
Sarah Palin (R,Wasilla,AK)
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