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Bobby Jindal on Environment
Republican Governor; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Jindal on other issues.
  • Too-big feds failed on BP oil spill just like on Katrina. (Nov 2010)
  • Feds took weeks to build sand berms needed for BP spill. (Nov 2010)
  • Faith-based groups moved faster than feds during Katrina. (Nov 2010)
  • $300 million for hurricane protection & coastal restoration. (Mar 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)

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Bill Cassidy on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Cassidy on other issues.
  • Supports reducing the EPA's regulatory power. (Sep 2011)
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Mary Landrieu on Environment
Democratic Sr Senator (LA): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Mary Landrieu on other issues.
  • Coastal wetlands erosion is an unfolding catastrophe. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • 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 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 YES on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 21% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Celebrate the recovery of the bald eagle. (Jun 2008)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Fund projects for international conservation of cranes. (Jan 2009)
David Vitter on Environment
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for David Vitter on other issues.
  • Introduced bill to extend National Flood Insurance Program. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • 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 speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 80% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

House:


Rodney Alexander on Environment
Democratic Representative (LA-5): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Rodney Alexander 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 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)
  • Rated 20% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Charles Boustany on Environment
Republican Representative (LA-7): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Charles Boustany 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 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)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Bill Cassidy on Environment
Republican (District 6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Cassidy on other issues.
  • Supports reducing the EPA's regulatory power. (Sep 2011)
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
John Fleming on Environment
Republican (District 4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Fleming 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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Jeff Landry on Environment
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Landry on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Vance McAllister on Environment
Republican (District 5): Click here for Vance McAllister on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Cedric Richmond on Environment
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Cedric Richmond on other issues.
  • More funding for Lower Mississippi dredging. (Oct 2011)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Steve Scalise on Environment
Republican Representative (LA-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Steve Scalise on other issues.
  • Full funding of 100-year flood protection. (May 2008)
  • 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 environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Repeal requirements for compact fluorescent bulbs. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Kathleen Blanco on Environment
Democratic LA Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kathleen Blanco on other issues.
  • Refused to authorize federal involvement in Katrina. (Nov 2010)
  • Sept. 2005 Katrina: "Send everything you've got!". (Mar 2010)
Mike Foster on Environment
Former Republican Governor (1996-2003): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Foster on other issues.
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
  • Supports national drought policy, focusing on readiness. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain water flow in Mississippi & Missouri Rivers. (Feb 2001)
Richard Hugh Baker on Environment
Republican (Resigned 2008) (District 6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Richard Hugh Baker 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)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 10% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
John Breaux on Environment
Former Democratic incumbent; retired 2004: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Breaux on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 11% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Fund studies of invasive species and algal blooms. (Mar 1998)
John Cooksey on Environment
2004 former Republican Nominee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Cooksey on other issues.
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
Chris John on Environment
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris John on other issues.
  • 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)
Chris John on Environment
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris John on other issues.
  • 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)
Bennett Johnston on Environment
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bennett Johnston on other issues.
  • Voted YES on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
Bob Livingston on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Bob Livingston on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Billy Tauzin on Environment
Republican (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Billy Tauzin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Billy Tauzin III on Environment
Former GOP Challenger (2004) (District 3): Click here for Billy Tauzin III on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Cao on Environment
Republican (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Cao 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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
John Cooksey on Environment
Republican (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Cooksey on other issues.
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
Bobby Jindal on Environment
Republican Governor; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Jindal on other issues.
  • Too-big feds failed on BP oil spill just like on Katrina. (Nov 2010)
  • Feds took weeks to build sand berms needed for BP spill. (Nov 2010)
  • Faith-based groups moved faster than feds during Katrina. (Nov 2010)
  • $300 million for hurricane protection & coastal restoration. (Mar 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)
John Neely Kennedy on Environment
Democratic Senate Challenger (LA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Neely Kennedy on other issues.
  • Wetlands will wash away before 2017 coastal protection. (Oct 2008)
  • $14B to rebuild America’s coastline. (Oct 2004)
Jim McCrery on Environment
Republican Representative (LA-4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jim McCrery 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)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 10% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Charles Melancon on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Charles Melancon 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)
Charles Melancon on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Charles Melancon 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)
David Vitter on Environment
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for David Vitter on other issues.
  • Introduced bill to extend National Flood Insurance Program. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • 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 speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 80% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Paul Carmouche on Environment
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Paul Carmouche on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Don Cazayoux on Environment
Democratic Representative (LA-6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Don Cazayoux on other issues.
  • 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)
William Jefferson on Environment
Democratic Representative (LA-2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for William Jefferson on other issues.
  • 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 NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 45% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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