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Mark Zaccaria on Energy & Oil

 

 


No climate change laws; no cap-&-trade; more oil exploration

Q: Do you support enacting environmental regulations aimed at reducing the effects of climate change?

A: No.

Q: Do you support international emissions targets aimed at reducing the effects of climate change?

A: No.

Q: Do you support allowing energy producers to trade carbon credits under a "cap and trade" system?

A: No.

Q: Do you support strengthening fuel efficiency standards on all gasoline and diesel-powered engines, including cars, trucks, and sport utility vehicles?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support domestic oil exploration in federally-protected areas?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support federal funding for the development of alternative energy?

A: No.

Q: Do you support the development of nuclear reactors?

A: Yes.

Zaccaria adds, "The federal government may well wish to promote the development of Alternative Energy technologies, but this should be done through economic incentives NOT through grants that immunize businesses from the free market."

Source: R.I. Congressional Election 2010 Political Courage Test , Nov 1, 2010

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