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Matt Mead on Environment
Republican Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Matt Mead on other issues.
  • Mineral production resources equate to tremendous value. (Feb 2012)
  • With courts wolf management, winners are lawyers & wolves. (Feb 2012)
  • Keystone XL Pipeline fundamental to economic prosperity. (Jan 2013)

Senate:

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John Barrasso on Environment
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Barrasso on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Liz Cheney on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Liz Cheney on other issues.
  • Oppose intrusive practices of the EPA. (Oct 2013)
  • Abolish the Environmental Protection Agency. (Sep 2013)
Tim Chesnut on Environment
Democratic challenger: Click here for Tim Chesnut on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Enzi on Environment
Republican Sr Senator (WY): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Michael Enzi on other issues.
  • 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 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)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Charlie Hardy on Environment
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Charlie Hardy on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Cynthia Lummis on Environment
Republican (District AL): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Cynthia Lummis 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)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Repeal requirements for compact fluorescent bulbs. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Apr 2013)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (Jun 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Dave Freudenthal on Environment
Democratic WY Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dave Freudenthal on other issues.
  • One year moratorium on eminent domain for wind power-lines. (Feb 2010)
Jim Geringer on Environment
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jim Geringer on other issues.
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
  • Focus on prevention and states for Endangered Species. (Aug 2001)
  • Collaborative, incentive driven, locally-based solutions. (Aug 2001)
  • Apply "Good Samaritan" rules to abandoned mine cleanup. (Aug 2001)
  • State primacy over water quantity & quality issues. (Aug 2001)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Joyce Jansa Corcoran on Environment
2002 Democratic Challenger (WY): Click here for Joyce Jansa Corcoran on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alan Simpson on Environment
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Alan Simpson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • Congress should decide land use, not DOI. (Sep 1979)
  • Fund studies of sustainable fisheries. (Oct 1996)
Craig Thomas on Environment
Former Republican Senator (deceased in office 2007): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Craig Thomas on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Nick Carter on Environment
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Nick Carter on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Barbara Cubin on Environment
Republican Representative (WY-At-Large): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Cubin on other issues.
  • 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 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Keith Goodenough on Environment
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Keith Goodenough on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dale Groutage on Environment
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dale Groutage on other issues.
  • Allow hunting on public lands, but not drilling. (Oct 2006)
  • Control wolves outside protected areas. (Jan 2006)
Chris Rothfuss on Environment
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Chris Rothfuss on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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