OnTheIssues.org
Home Issues Candidates Recent Grid Archive Senate House VoteMatch_Quiz FAQs
 |   Abortion   Civil   Rights   Crime   Defense   Education   Gun   Control   Health   Care   Tax   Reform 
Maine
Candidates' views>>
Background
Maine Political Leaders

Book Reviews

(from Amazon.com)

(click a book cover for a review or click for other books on Pollution, Global Warming, or Environment from Amazon.com)

Site Map
Home
(Main page)
Issues
(Presidential quotations organized by topic)
Candidates
(Presidential quotations organized by candidate)
Recent
(Most recent quotation for each candidate)
Issue Grid
(Summary by topic of each candidate's positions)
Candidate Grid
(Summary by candidate of positions on each topic)
Archives
(Debate and book excerpts)
House of Representatives
(112th Congress)
Senate
(112th Senate)
Governors
(50 incumbents)
Cabinet
(16 Secretaries)
Supreme Court
(9 Justices)
Mayors
(12 Big-City Mayors)
Presidents
(9 Past Presidents)
VoteMatch
(Presidential Selector and Political Affiliation 20-question quiz)
About Us
(About OnTheIssues.org)
Write Us
(Your feedback to us)
  
Governor and gubernatorial candidates
  Newsletter     Signup  
Email:
  
Zip:
    
Or click for More Info.
    
     
Senators and senatorial candidates
House incumbents
Former Officeholders
 

Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Eliot Cutler on Environment
Independent Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Eliot Cutler on other issues.
  • Helped Senator Ed Muskie craft the Clean Air Act. (Dec 2013)
  • More bus services, dedicated HOV lanes, and bike routes. (Oct 2013)
Paul LePage on Environment
Republican Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Paul LePage on other issues.
  • Abstain from EPA petition to cut Midwest emissions. (Dec 2013)
  • OpEd: Pro-business assault on environmental regulations. (Apr 2012)
  • Preserve shoreline, wetlands, & working forest. (Aug 2011)
  • Change environmental laws to replace red tape with jobs. (Jan 2011)
  • Stop manufacturer recycling; start cost-benefit analyses. (Jan 2011)
Michael Michaud on Environment
Democratic Representative (ME-2): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Michael Michaud 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)
  • Rated 85% 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)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Nov 2012)
  • Establish an International Conservation Strategy. (Sep 2012)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (May 2013)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

Senate:

ME 2014: 2014 ME Senate debate


Shenna Bellows on Environment
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Shenna Bellows on other issues.
  • Supports recycling & conservation passionately. (Nov 2013)
Susan Collins on Environment
Republican Jr Senator (ME): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Susan Collins 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)
  • 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)
  • End commercial whaling and illegal trade in whale meat. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 68% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
  • 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)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (Jun 2013)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Fund studies of invasive species and algal blooms. (Mar 1998)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Scott D`Amboise on Environment
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott D`Amboise on other issues.
  • Relax restrictions on federal land for logging & recreation. (Nov 2014)
Cynthia Dill on Environment
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Cynthia Dill on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Olympia Snowe on Environment
Republican Sr Senator (ME): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Olympia Snowe on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 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 NO on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • End commercial whaling and illegal trade in whale meat. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 74% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Establish an International Conservation Strategy. (Jun 2012)
  • Rated 60% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
  • Fund studies of invasive species and algal blooms. (Mar 1998)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Charlie Summers on Environment
Secretary of State; Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Charlie Summers on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Michael Michaud on Environment
Democratic Representative (ME-2): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Michael Michaud 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)
  • Rated 85% 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)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Nov 2012)
  • Establish an International Conservation Strategy. (Sep 2012)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (May 2013)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Chellie Pingree on Environment
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Supports clean environment; $50M for public land. (Sep 2002)
  • 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)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (May 2012)
  • Establish an International Conservation Strategy. (Sep 2012)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions. (Mar 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Baldacci on Environment
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Matt Dunlap on Environment
Democratic Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for Matt Dunlap on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Angus King on Environment
Independent Senate Challenger: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Angus King on other issues.
  • River "amenities" have enormous economic & cultural value. (Aug 2011)
  • National parks are tax money well spent. (Aug 2011)
  • Two Maines: inexorable decline of rural areas. (Aug 2011)
  • Get cars out of the more crowded national parks. (Aug 2011)
  • Maine is clean & getting cleaner. (Jan 2001)
  • Promote Smart Growth via tax breaks. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Eliminate mercury releases by 2003. (Sep 2000)
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (Jun 2013)
Angus King on Environment
Former Independent Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Angus King on other issues.
  • River "amenities" have enormous economic & cultural value. (Aug 2011)
  • National parks are tax money well spent. (Aug 2011)
  • Two Maines: inexorable decline of rural areas. (Aug 2011)
  • Get cars out of the more crowded national parks. (Aug 2011)
  • Maine is clean & getting cleaner. (Jan 2001)
  • Promote Smart Growth via tax breaks. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Eliminate mercury releases by 2003. (Sep 2000)
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (Jun 2013)
Tom Allen on Environment
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Opposed budgets that have slashed environmental funding. (Aug 2008)
  • 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 90% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Tom Allen on Environment
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Opposed budgets that have slashed environmental funding. (Aug 2008)
  • 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 90% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
William Cohen on Environment
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for William Cohen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
Jim Longley on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Jim Longley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jean Hay Bright on Environment
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jean Hay Bright on other issues.
  • Label genetically-modified crops, as a first step. (Jun 2006)
Eric Mehnert on Environment
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Eric Mehnert on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chellie Pingree on Environment
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Supports clean environment; $50M for public land. (Sep 2002)
  • 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)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (May 2012)
  • Establish an International Conservation Strategy. (Sep 2012)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions. (Mar 2013)
John Baldacci on Environment
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


Home | Issues | Candidates | Most Recent Quote | Issue Grid | Books + Debates | Senate | VoteMatch | News | About Us | Write Us

Logo
Copyright 1999-2013
by OnTheIssues.org
Reprinting by permission only.
E-mail: submit@OnTheIssues.org
Mail
Send donations or submit quotations to:
On The Issues
1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630
Cambridge, MA 02140

WM_logo Written by
WebMerchants


IWP_logo Powered by
Instant Web Page

Page last updated: [Title8]

Reproduction of material from any OnTheIssues.org pages without written permission is prohibited.
Copyright © 1999-2012 OnTheIssues.org & the SpeakOut Foundation, all rights reserved.
OnTheIssues.org 1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630, Cambridge MA 02140
E-mail us at:submit at OnTheIssues.org
| Advertising information | About Us
  Newsletter     Signup  
Email:
  
Zip:
    
Or click for More Info.
    

Page last updated: Oct 17, 2014