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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Cory Booker on Environment
Mayor of Newark: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Cory Booker on other issues.
  • Vegetarian because of environmental impact of eating meat. (Sep 2010)
  • Work with Urban Environmental Institute on solar technology. (Feb 2010)
  • Save our environment while creating jobs and wealth. (Feb 2009)
Barbara Buono on Environment
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Barbara Buono on other issues.
  • Stop pollution waivers: they dirty our air and water. (Apr 2013)
Chris Christie on Environment
Republican Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Chris Christie on other issues.
  • New Jersey is being short-changed on Hurricane Sandy relief. (Jan 2013)
  • Canceled work on new Hudson River rail tunnel NYC to NJ. (Jun 2012)
  • Rejected $9B transit project as "tunnel to Macy's basement". (Jun 2012)
  • Jersey shore for tourism instead of offshore drilling. (Aug 2011)
  • $157 million for Green Acres open-space acquisition. (Aug 2011)

Senate:

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Cory Booker on Environment
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Cory Booker on other issues.
  • Vegetarian because of environmental impact of eating meat. (Sep 2010)
  • Work with Urban Environmental Institute on solar technology. (Feb 2010)
  • Save our environment while creating jobs and wealth. (Feb 2009)
Jeff Chiesa on Environment
Republican Appointee: Click here for Jeff Chiesa on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gwen Diakos on Environment
Independent Challenger: Click here for Gwen Diakos on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rush Holt on Environment
Democratic Representative (NJ-12): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Rush Holt 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 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)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Sep 2012)
  • Establish an International Conservation Strategy. (Jun 2012)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions. (Mar 2013)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Joe Kyrillos on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Kyrillos on other issues.
  • Tough clean water laws; protect New Jersey's shoreline. (Sep 2012)
Steve Lonegan on Environment
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Lonegan on other issues.
  • OpEd: wants to gut environmental regulations. (Oct 2013)
  • Restrict Eminent Domain; repeal regulations for high-density. (Jan 2009)
Robert Menendez on Environment
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NJ-13): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Robert Menendez on other issues.
  • Supports the Polluter Pays Principle. (Sep 2006)
  • 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 NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 95% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Health impact assessments for environmental health. (Apr 2006)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • 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)
Frank Pallone on Environment
Democratic Representative (NJ-6): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Frank Pallone on other issues.
  • Relax restrictions on over-fishing to help fishermen. (Jun 2009)
  • 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 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)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored allowing longer than 10 years to rebuild depleted fisheries. (Sep 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

House:


Rob Andrews on Environment
Democratic Representative (NJ-1): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Rob Andrews 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 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)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Educate humans about spaying, neutering, & adopting pets. (Feb 2013)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Rodney Frelinghuysen on Environment
Republican Representative (NJ-11): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Rodney Frelinghuysen on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 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 55% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 38% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Scott Garrett on Environment
Republican Representative (NJ-5): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Scott Garrett 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 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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Rush Holt on Environment
Democratic Representative (NJ-12): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Rush Holt 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 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)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Sep 2012)
  • Establish an International Conservation Strategy. (Jun 2012)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions. (Mar 2013)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Leonard Lance on Environment
Republican (District 7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Leonard Lance 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)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Frank LoBiondo on Environment
Republican Representative (NJ-2): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Frank LoBiondo 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)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 85% 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)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Allow longer than 10 years to rebuild depleted fisheries. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Frank Pallone on Environment
Democratic Representative (NJ-6): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Frank Pallone on other issues.
  • Relax restrictions on over-fishing to help fishermen. (Jun 2009)
  • 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 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)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored allowing longer than 10 years to rebuild depleted fisheries. (Sep 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Bill Pascrell on Environment
Democratic Representative (NJ-8): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Bill Pascrell 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 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)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the LCV, indicating pro-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)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Aug 2012)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Donald Payne Jr. on Environment
Democrat (District 10): Click here for Donald Payne Jr. on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steven Rothman on Environment
Democratic Representative (NJ-9): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Steven Rothman 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 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)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 95% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • 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)
  • Establish an International Conservation Strategy. (Sep 2012)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Jon Runyan on Environment
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jon Runyan on other issues.
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 50% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
Albio Sires on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Albio Sires 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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Christopher Smith on Environment
Republican Representative (NJ-4): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Smith 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 85% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • 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. (Sep 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Richard Codey on Environment
Democratic NJ Governor: Click here for Richard Codey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Corzine on Environment
Democratic Jr Senator (NJ): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jon Corzine on other issues.
  • Began work on new Hudson River rail tunnel NYC to NJ. (Jun 2012)
  • Look for additional resources from NJ Turnpike. (Jun 2012)
  • Supports Clean Water Act and a well-funded EPA. (Oct 2000)
  • Voted YES on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 84% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
  • Sponsored bill for commission to examine Katrina response. (Sep 2005)
Chris Daggett on Environment
Independent Challenger (2009): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Daggett on other issues.
  • Strong environment and strong economy goes hand in hand. (Jul 2009)
Christie Todd Whitman-Gov on Environment
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2000): Click here for Christie Todd Whitman-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Lautenberg on Environment
Democratic Sr Senator (NJ): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Frank Lautenberg on other issues.
  • Bush’s offshore drilling plan is dangerous for New Jersey. (Aug 2008)
  • 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 more funding for forest roads and fish habitat. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted NO on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES 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 89% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
  • Sponsored bill for commission to examine Katrina response. (Sep 2005)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Rated 80% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Fund studies of invasive species and algal blooms. (Mar 1998)
Ian Linker on Environment
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Ian Linker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Donald Payne on Environment
Democratic Representative (NJ-10): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Donald Payne 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 barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Add polar bear & bluefin tuna to endangered species list. (May 2010)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Donny DiFrancesco on Environment
Former Republican Governor (2001): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Donny DiFrancesco on other issues.
  • $5M for purchasing open space. (Dec 2000)
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
Thomas Kean on Environment
Former Republican Governor (1982-1989): Click here for Thomas Kean on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim McGreevey on Environment
Former Democratic Governor (2002-2004): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim McGreevey on other issues.
  • Oversaw revitalization of waterfront and parks. (Jun 2001)
  • Sponsored the NJ Pollution Prevention Act. (Jun 2001)
  • More open space protection to combat sprawl. (Jun 2001)
Bret Schundler on Environment
Republican 2000 Candidate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bret Schundler on other issues.
  • Protect green spaces. (Jun 2001)
Bill Bradley on Environment
2000 Democratic Primary Challenger for President: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Bill Bradley on other issues.
  • Protecting environment is ultimate enlightened self-interest. (Aug 2000)
  • 2-year effort in 1990 changed CA water allocations. (Jan 2000)
  • Local stewardship works for NH’s White Mountains. (Jan 2000)
  • Supports more pollution cleanup & pollution prevention. (Oct 1999)
  • Let people experience something bigger than themselves. (Oct 1999)
  • Improve air quality by getting old clunkers off the road. (Oct 1999)
  • Fight pollution to preserve nature for our children. (May 1999)
  • Controlling Mississippi River is arrogance, not technology. (Jan 1997)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
Douglas Forrester on Environment
2002 Republican Challenger for Senate (NJ): Click here for Douglas Forrester on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Torricelli on Environment
Former Democratic Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bob Torricelli on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Voted NO on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Support UNCED Rio Declaration at 2002 conference. (Jul 2002)
  • Fund studies of invasive species and algal blooms. (Mar 1998)
John Adler on Environment
Democrat (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Adler 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)
Rob Andrews on Environment
Democratic Representative (NJ-1): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Rob Andrews 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 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)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Educate humans about spaying, neutering, & adopting pets. (Feb 2013)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Richard Codey on Environment
Democratic NJ Governor: Click here for Richard Codey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Corzine on Environment
Democratic Jr Senator (NJ): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jon Corzine on other issues.
  • Began work on new Hudson River rail tunnel NYC to NJ. (Jun 2012)
  • Look for additional resources from NJ Turnpike. (Jun 2012)
  • Supports Clean Water Act and a well-funded EPA. (Oct 2000)
  • Voted YES on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 84% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
  • Sponsored bill for commission to examine Katrina response. (Sep 2005)
Anne Evans Estabrook on Environment
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Anne Evans Estabrook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Ferguson on Environment
Republican Representative (NJ-7): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mike Ferguson 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 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)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 30% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Robert Franks on Environment
Republican (District 7): Click here for Robert Franks on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Thomas Kean Jr. on Environment
Republican challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Thomas Kean Jr. on other issues.
  • Supports the Polluter Pays Principle. (Oct 2006)
  • Supported Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act. (Sep 2006)
Bill Pascrell on Environment
Democratic Representative (NJ-8): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Bill Pascrell 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 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)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the LCV, indicating pro-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)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Aug 2012)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Donald Payne on Environment
Democratic Representative (NJ-10): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Donald Payne 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 barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Add polar bear & bluefin tuna to endangered species list. (May 2010)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Joe Pennacchio on Environment
Republican challenger: Click here for Joe Pennacchio on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marge Roukema on Environment
Republican (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Marge Roukema on other issues.
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Murray Sabrin on Environment
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Murray Sabrin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Saxton on Environment
Republican Representative (NJ-3): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jim Saxton on other issues.
  • 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 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)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 75% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Robert Menendez on Environment
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NJ-13): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Robert Menendez on other issues.
  • Supports the Polluter Pays Principle. (Sep 2006)
  • 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 NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 95% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Health impact assessments for environmental health. (Apr 2006)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • 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)
Dick Zimmer on Environment
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Dick Zimmer on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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