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Mike Pence on Environment
Republican Representative (IN-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Mike Pence 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 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 NO 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 10% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

Senate:

IN 2012: 2012 Indiana Senate Debates


Daniel Coats on Environment
Republican Jr Senator (IN): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Coats on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • 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 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Joe Donnelly on Environment
Senate Challenger; Democratic Represenative (IN-2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Joe Donnelly on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Apr 2013)
Richard Lugar on Environment
Republican Sr Senator (IN): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Richard Lugar on other issues.
  • Ethanol mandates help state corn farmers. (Apr 2012)
  • 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 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 YES on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • End commercial whaling and illegal trade in whale meat. (Jun 2001)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow critical feeding on Conservation Reserves. (Jul 2008)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Richard Mourdock on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for Richard Mourdock on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Larry Bucshon on Environment
Republican (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Larry Bucshon on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Andre Carson on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Andre Carson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Add polar bear & bluefin tuna to endangered species list. (May 2010)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Jul 2012)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Luke Messer on Environment
Republican (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Luke Messer on other issues.
  • Build Keystone XL; it's now passed environmental concerns. (Feb 2013)
Todd Rokita on Environment
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Todd Rokita on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Apr 2013)
Marlin Stutzman on Environment
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Marlin Stutzman on other issues.
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (May 2013)
Peter Visclosky on Environment
Democratic Representative (IN-1): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Peter Visclosky on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES 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 NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 70% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Jackie Walorski on Environment
Republican (District 2): Click here for Jackie Walorski on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Young on Environment
Republican (District 9): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Todd Young on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mitch Daniels on Environment
Republican IN Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mitch Daniels on other issues.
  • First state to phase in new environmental Clean Air permits. (Jan 2012)
  • Rename EPA as Employment Prevention Agency. (Sep 2011)
  • Reduced air pollution in 23 non-compliant counties. (Sep 2011)
Susan Brooks on Environment
Republican (District 5): Click here for Susan Brooks on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dan Burton on Environment
Republican Representative (IN-5): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Dan Burton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • 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 YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO 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 10% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Give tax breaks for start-up farms for 10-year commitment. (Jan 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Repeal requirements for compact fluorescent bulbs. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 38% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Joe Donnelly on Environment
Senate Challenger; Democratic Represenative (IN-2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Joe Donnelly on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Apr 2013)
Mike Pence on Environment
Republican Representative (IN-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Mike Pence 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 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 NO 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 10% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Joseph Kernan on Environment
Former Democratic Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Joseph Kernan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank O'Bannon on Environment
Former Democratic Governor (1997-2003): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Frank O'Bannon on other issues.
  • Replace MTBE in gasoline with cleaner ethanol. (May 2000)
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
  • More EPA flexibility on interstate ozone. (May 1998)
Julia Carson on Environment
Former Dem. (Deceased 2008) (District 10): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Julia Carson on other issues.
  • 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 NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 95% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Lee Hamilton on Environment
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lee Hamilton on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Baron Hill on Environment
Democrat (until 2010) (District 9): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Baron Hill 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 NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 95% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
John Hostettler on Environment
2010 Senate Challenger (lost GOP primary); formerly US Rep.: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Hostettler on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO 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 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
John Myers on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Myers on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Marvin Scott on Environment
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Marvin Scott on other issues.
  • Relax logging restrictions and recreational usage rules. (Jul 2004)
Evan Bayh on Environment
Democratic Jr Senator (IN): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Evan Bayh on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 YES on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted NO on more funding for forest roads and fish habitat. (Sep 1999)
  • Rated 74% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Richard Behney on Environment
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for Richard Behney on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Buyer on Environment
Republican Representative (IN-4): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Steve Buyer 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 NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Chris Chocola on Environment
Republican (District 2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Chris Chocola on other issues.
  • 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 10% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Brad Ellsworth on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Brad Ellsworth 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 NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
Brad Ellsworth on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Brad Ellsworth 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 NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
John Hostettler on Environment
Republican (District 8): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Hostettler on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO 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 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Andrew Jacobs on Environment
Democrat (retired 1996) (District 11): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andrew Jacobs on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Brian Kerns on Environment
Republican (District 7): Click here for Brian Kerns on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David McIntosh on Environment
Republican (District 2): Click here for David McIntosh on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Osborn on Environment
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for Steve Osborn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Pease on Environment
Republican (District 7): Click here for Ed Pease on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Roemer on Environment
Democrat (District 3): Click here for Tim Roemer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Sodrel on Environment
Republican (District 9): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Sodrel on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
Mark Souder on Environment
Republican Representative (IN-3): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Mark Souder 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 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Give tax breaks for start-up farms for 10-year commitment. (Jan 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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