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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Rick Snyder on Environment
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Snyder on other issues.
  • Voluntary pollution prevention program for farmers. (Mar 2011)
  • Protect natural resources; user fees contribute $3B/year. (Jan 2011)

Senate:

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Scotty Boman on Environment
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for Scotty Boman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Randy Hekman on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for Randy Hekman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Hoekstra on Environment
Republican Representative (MI-2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Peter Hoekstra 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Peter Konetchy on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for Peter Konetchy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Terri Lynn Land on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for Terri Lynn Land on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Peters on Environment
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Gary Peters 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)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
  • 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. (May 2012)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions. (Mar 2013)
Debbie Stabenow on Environment
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (MI-8): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Stabenow on other issues.
  • Authored ban on Great Lakes drilling. (Oct 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 YES on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 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)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

House:


Justin Amash on Environment
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Justin Amash on other issues.
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Dan Benishek on Environment
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dan Benishek on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (May 2013)
Kerry Bentivolio on Environment
Republican (District 11): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kerry Bentivolio on other issues.
  • Sponsored educating humans about spaying, neutering, & adopting pets. (Jun 2013)
Dave Camp on Environment
Republican Representative (MI-4): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Dave Camp 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
John Conyers on Environment
Democratic Representative (MI-14): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for John Conyers 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)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 80% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Health impact assessments for environmental health. (Apr 2006)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Add polar bear & bluefin tuna to endangered species list. (May 2010)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Dave Curson on Environment
Democrat (District 11): Click here for Dave Curson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Dingell on Environment
Democratic Representative (MI-15): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for John Dingell on other issues.
  • 1970s: Pushed Clean Water Act & Endangered Species Act. (Apr 2012)
  • 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)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 95% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored matching grants for wetlands conservation projects. (May 2013)
Bill Huizenga on Environment
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Huizenga on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 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)
Dan Kildee on Environment
Democrat (District 5): Click here for Dan Kildee on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sander Levin on Environment
Democratic Representative (MI-12): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Sander Levin 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)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • 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)
  • Sponsored educating humans about spaying, neutering, & adopting pets. (Jun 2013)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Thad McCotter on Environment
Republican Representative (MI-11): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Thad McCotter on other issues.
  • Eminent domain guts private property rights. (Feb 2011)
  • 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 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 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • 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)
  • Rated 50% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Candice Miller on Environment
Republican Representative (MI-10): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Candice Miller 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 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)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Gary Peters on Environment
Democrat (District 14): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Gary Peters 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)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
  • 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. (May 2012)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions. (Mar 2013)
Mike Rogers on Environment
Republican Representative (MI-8): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Mike Rogers 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 38% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (Jun 2013)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Fred Upton on Environment
Republican Representative (MI-6): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Fred Upton 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)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 30% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • 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)
  • Rated 50% 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)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Tim Walberg on Environment
Republican: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Tim Walberg on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Targeted as "Dirty Dozen" for anti-environmentalism. (Aug 2010)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 38% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jennifer Granholm on Environment
Democratic Governor (MI): Click here for Jennifer Granholm on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carl Levin on Environment
Democratic Sr Senator (MI): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Carl Levin on other issues.
  • Championed Great Lakes; restoring brownfield; & Smart Growth. (Aug 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 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 confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Voted YES on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • Rated 84% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
  • Health impact assessments for environmental health. (Apr 2006)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • 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)
  • Allow tax deduction for businesses that recycle. (Apr 1980)
Hansen Clarke on Environment
Former Democrat (until 2012) (District 13): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Hansen Clarke on other issues.
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Jun 2012)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Dale Kildee on Environment
Democratic Representative (MI-5): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Dale Kildee 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)
  • Rated 90% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • 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. (Jun 2012)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
John Engler on Environment
Former Republican Governor (1991-2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Engler on other issues.
  • More investment of Natural Resources Trust Fund. (Jan 2001)
  • Replace MTBE in gasoline with cleaner ethanol. (May 2000)
  • More EPA flexibility on interstate ozone. (May 1998)
Spencer Abraham on Environment
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Spencer Abraham on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Fund studies of invasive species and algal blooms. (Mar 1998)
Dick Chrysler on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Dick Chrysler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nick Smith on Environment
Former Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Nick Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 10% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Nick Smith on Environment
Republican (Until 2004) (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Nick Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 10% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Jerry Zandstra on Environment
Former Republican challenger (2006): Click here for Jerry Zandstra on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Barcia on Environment
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for James Barcia on other issues.
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
Bart Baron on Environment
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Bart Baron on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Bonior on Environment
Democrat (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Bonior on other issues.
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
Mike Bouchard on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Bouchard on other issues.
  • Water diversions shouldn’t happen. (Oct 2006)
Keith Butler on Environment
Republican challenger, previously Detroit councilor: Click here for Keith Butler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Vernon Ehlers on Environment
Republican Representative (MI-3): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Vernon Ehlers 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)
  • 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)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • 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)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Peter Hoekstra on Environment
Republican Representative (MI-2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Peter Hoekstra 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Jack Hoogendyk on Environment
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Jack Hoogendyk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carolyn Kilpatrick on Environment
Democratic Representative (MI-13): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn Kilpatrick 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)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 80% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Tax credit to remove lead-based housepaint. (Nov 2005)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Add polar bear & bluefin tuna to endangered species list. (May 2010)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Joe Knollenberg on Environment
Republican Representative (MI-9): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Joe Knollenberg 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 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)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Bret McAtee on Environment
Constitution Party Senate Challenger: Click here for Bret McAtee on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Nikitin on Environment
Constitution/Taxpayers Party Senate challenger: Click here for Mike Nikitin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lynn Nancy Rivers on Environment
Democrat (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lynn Nancy Rivers on other issues.
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
Mark Schauer on Environment
Democrat (until 2010) (District 7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mark Schauer 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)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
Leonard Schwartz on Environment
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for Leonard Schwartz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joe Schwarz on Environment
Republican (District 7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joe Schwarz on other issues.
  • Oppose to drilling the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Nov 2004)
  • 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)
Bart Stupak on Environment
Democratic Representative (MI-1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Bart Stupak 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)
  • 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)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 55% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
Debbie Stabenow on Environment
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (MI-8): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Stabenow on other issues.
  • Authored ban on Great Lakes drilling. (Oct 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 YES on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 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)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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