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Jack Markell on Environment
Delaware Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Markell on other issues.
  • Delaware has moved to the top ten of bike friendly states. (Jan 2013)

Senate:

DE 2014: 2014 DE Senate debate


Tom Carper on Environment
Democratic Sr Senator (DE): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Tom Carper 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. (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)
  • Rated 89% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
  • Establish commission to examine Katrina response. (Sep 2005)
  • Rated 80% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Chris Coons on Environment
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Chris Coons on other issues.
  • Protect the environment by becoming environmental stewards. (Oct 2011)
  • Voted YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • 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)
Christine O`Donnell on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Christine O`Donnell on other issues.
  • Targeted as "Dirty Dozen" for anti-environmentalism. (Aug 2010)
Alex Pires on Environment
Independent Challenger: Click here for Alex Pires on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kevin Wade on Environment
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Kevin Wade on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


John Carney on Environment
Democrat (District AL): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Carney on other issues.
  • Improve the sustainability of our land and waters. (Oct 2011)
  • 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)

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Ruth Ann Minner on Environment
Democratic DE Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ruth Ann Minner on other issues.
  • Livable Delaware: channel development against sprawl. (Jan 2001)
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
Michael Castle on Environment
2010 Senate Challenger (lost primary); previously Gov.& Rep.: Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Michael Castle 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 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 70% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Michael Castle on Environment
Former GOP (until 2010) (District AL): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Michael Castle 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 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 70% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Ray Clatworthy on Environment
2002 Republican Senate Challenger (DE): Click here for Ray Clatworthy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
William Roth on Environment
Former Republican Senator (unseated, 2000): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for William Roth on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Voted YES on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted NO on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
Ted Kaufman on Environment
Democratic Senate-Appointee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ted Kaufman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
Mike Protack on Environment
Republican challenger: Click here for Mike Protack on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jan Ting on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jan Ting on other issues.
  • Illegal immigration makes environmental protection difficult. (Sep 2006)
Beau Biden on Environment
Democratic Senate Challenger; currently Attorney General: Click here for Beau Biden on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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