Steve Daines on Energy & Oil
The president's imposition of a carbon pollution cap on coal-fired power plants last month has come under fire from Republicans who say it will drive up electricity costs & inhibit domestic energy production. Daines did not name the carbon cap in his address , but he did say the president & Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) are waging a "war on coal" that will hurt Indian reservations in his state
Montana is called the Treasure State for a reason, and has an abundance of natural energy resources including coal, oil, natural gas, hydro, and wind. I will fight for an all-inclusive, and market based energy policy that removes barriers to developing our natural resources in Montana and across America.
No Climate Tax Pledge: "I pledge to the taxpayers of my state, and to the American people, that I will oppose any legislation relating to climate change that includes a net increase in government revenue."
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Project Vote Smart summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: 'Energy: Do you support reducing restrictions on offshore energy production?'
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