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John Hickenlooper on Environment
Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Hickenlooper on other issues.
  • Supports Obama's "Great Outdoors" conservation ethic. (Nov 2011)
  • Water policy: Collaboration, Conservation and Capacity. (Nov 2010)

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Randy Baumgardner on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Randy Baumgardner on other issues.
  • Opposes taking of private property. (Nov 2013)
Michael Bennet on Environment
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Michael Bennet on other issues.
  • $5 million to begin work on the Arkansas Valley Conduit. (Oct 2010)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Rated 40% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
Ken Buck on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ken Buck on other issues.
  • Protect rural water supplies like Arkansas River basin. (Oct 2010)
  • Targeted as "Dirty Dozen" for anti-environmentalism. (Aug 2010)
Owen Hill on Environment
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Owen Hill on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Amy Stephens on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for Amy Stephens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Udall on Environment
Democratic Representative (CO-2): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Mark Udall on other issues.
  • Helped create National Integrated Drought Information System. (Sep 2008)
  • Expand funding for work towards mitigating climate change. (Aug 2008)
  • Moral obligation to be good stewards of natural environment. (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 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 YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Establish a grassland reserve program to conserve grassland. (May 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)
  • Rated 40% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

House:


Mike Coffman on Environment
Republican (District 6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Mike Coffman 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)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 38% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
Diana DeGette on Environment
Democratic Representative (CO-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Diana DeGette 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 YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Establish a grassland reserve program to conserve grassland. (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)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Cory Gardner on Environment
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Cory Gardner on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Doug Lamborn on Environment
Republican: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Doug Lamborn 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 NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Ed Perlmutter on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ed Perlmutter 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 50% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Jared Polis on Environment
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jared Polis 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)
  • 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)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Scott Tipton on Environment
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott Tipton on other issues.
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


William Owens on Environment
Republican CO Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for William Owens 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)
Bill Ritter on Environment
Democrat: Click here for Bill Ritter on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Raul Acosta on Environment
2004 former Republican Write-in Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Raul Acosta on other issues.
  • We need a drought resistant water. (Oct 2004)
Hank Brown on Environment
Former Republican Senator (Until 1996): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Hank Brown on other issues.
  • Voted NO on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
Ben Nighthorse Campbell on Environment
Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ben Nighthorse Campbell 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 NO 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)
Pete Coors on Environment
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pete Coors on other issues.
  • Good stewardship of the environment is a public value. (Jun 2004)
Scott McInnis on Environment
Republican (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Scott McInnis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Establish a grassland reserve program to conserve grassland. (May 2001)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Mike Miles on Environment
2004 former Democratic Senate primary challenger: Click here for Mike Miles on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Richard Randall on Environment
2004 former Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Richard Randall on other issues.
  • Strict liability should regulate pollution. (Oct 2004)
Dan Schaefer on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Schaefer on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Bob Schaffer on Environment
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Representative (CO-4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Schaffer on other issues.
  • Establish a grassland reserve program to conserve grassland. (May 2001)
Tom Strickland on Environment
2002 Democratic Challenger (CO): Click here for Tom Strickland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wayne Allard on Environment
Republican Sr Senator (CO): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Wayne Allard on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Celebrate the recovery of the bald eagle. (Jun 2008)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Bob Beauprez on Environment
Republican (District 7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bob Beauprez 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 10% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Joel Hefley on Environment
Republican (District 5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Joel Hefley 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)
Betsy Markey on Environment
Former Democrat (until 2010) (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Betsy Markey 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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
Marilyn Musgrave on Environment
Republican Representative (CO-4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Marilyn Musgrave on other issues.
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 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 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow critical feeding on Conservation Reserves. (Jul 2008)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Jane Norton on Environment
Republican Senate Challenger (2010); previously Lt. Gov.: Click here for Jane Norton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Andrew Romanoff on Environment
2010 Democratic Challenger (lost primary): Click here for Andrew Romanoff on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Salazar on Environment
Democratic Representative (CO-3): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for John Salazar on other issues.
  • Renewable energy resources are a part of the energy solution. (Nov 2004)
  • Make protecting Coloradoís water a top priority. (Nov 2004)
  • 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 YES on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • 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)
Ken Salazar on Environment
Democratic Jr Senator (CO): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ken Salazar on other issues.
  • Protect and preserve our land and water. (Mar 2004)
  • 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)
  • Sponsored bill for commission to examine Katrina response. (Sep 2005)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Bob Schaffer on Environment
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Representative (CO-4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Schaffer on other issues.
  • Establish a grassland reserve program to conserve grassland. (May 2001)
David Skaggs on Environment
Democrat (District 2): Click here for David Skaggs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Udall on Environment
Democratic Representative (CO-2): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Mark Udall on other issues.
  • Helped create National Integrated Drought Information System. (Sep 2008)
  • Expand funding for work towards mitigating climate change. (Aug 2008)
  • Moral obligation to be good stewards of natural environment. (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 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 YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Establish a grassland reserve program to conserve grassland. (May 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)
  • Rated 40% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Tom Tancredo on Environment
Republican Representative (CO-6): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Tom Tancredo on other issues.
  • Conservative AND conservationist: use free market. (Jun 2007)
  • Scored 28% on Humane Society Scorecard on animal protection. (Jan 2007)
  • USís world-scale consumerism is a measure of success. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 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 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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