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Jay Nixon on Environment
Missouri Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jay Nixon on other issues.
  • State Parks Youth Corps: employ kids in state parks. (Jan 2011)

Senate:

MO 2012: 2012 Missouri Senate Debates


Todd Akin on Environment
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin 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)
  • 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)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Roy Blunt on Environment
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • 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)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Targeted as "Dirty Dozen" for anti-environmentalism. (Aug 2010)
  • Sponsored ending considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 40% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored matching grants for wetlands conservation projects. (Apr 2013)
John Brunner on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for John Brunner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Claire McCaskill on Environment
Democratic Sr Senator; previously state Auditor: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Claire McCaskill on other issues.
  • Enforce the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act. (Aug 2006)
  • Voted YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (Aug 2013)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Apr 2013)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Sarah Steelman on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for Sarah Steelman on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Russ Carnahan on Environment
Democratic Representative (MO-3): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Russ Carnahan 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)
  • 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)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Establish an International Conservation Strategy. (Jun 2012)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
William Lacy Clay on Environment
Democratic Representative (MO-1): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for William Lacy Clay 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)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • 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)
  • Rated 75% 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)
Emmanuel Cleaver on Environment
Democratic Representative (MO-5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Emmanuel Cleaver 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)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Samuel Graves on Environment
Republican Representative (MO-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Samuel Graves on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (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 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)
  • Give tax breaks for start-up farms for 10-year commitment. (Jan 2008)
  • Allow critical feeding on Conservation Reserves. (Jul 2008)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Vicky Hartzler on Environment
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Vicky Hartzler 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)
Billy Long on Environment
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Billy Long on other issues.
  • Sponsored ending considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Blaine Luetkemeyer on Environment
Republican (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Blaine Luetkemeyer 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)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Jason Smith on Environment
Republican (District 8): Click here for Jason Smith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ann Wagner on Environment
Republican (District 2): Click here for Ann Wagner on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Matt Blunt on Environment
Republican MO Governor: Click here for Matt Blunt on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Akin on Environment
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin 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)
  • 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)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Jo Ann Emerson on Environment
Republican Representative (MO-8): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jo Ann Emerson 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 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Bob Holden on Environment
Former Democratic Governor (2001-2004): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Holden on other issues.
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
  • Supports national drought policy, focusing on readiness. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain water flow in Mississippi & Missouri Rivers. (Feb 2001)
John Ashcroft on Environment
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Ashcroft 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)
Jean Carnahan on Environment
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jean Carnahan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • End commercial whaling and illegal trade in whale meat. (Jun 2001)
Mel Carnahan on Environment
Governor & 2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (MO)-Deceased 2000: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mel Carnahan on other issues.
  • Supports pollution prevention and CO2 reduction. (Jul 1996)
  • Replace MTBE in gasoline with cleaner ethanol. (May 2000)
  • More EPA flexibility on interstate ozone. (May 1998)
Bill Emerson on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Emerson on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Nancy Farmer on Environment
2004 former Democratic challenger; state Treasurer: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nancy Farmer on other issues.
  • Fight for “polluter-pays” law. (Apr 2004)
Dick Gephardt on Environment
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dick Gephardt on other issues.
  • Provide real leadership on critical environmental issues. (Jun 2003)
  • Base trade on shared environmental values. (Jul 1999)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Mel Hancock on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 7): Click here for Mel Hancock on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Karen McCarthy on Environment
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Karen McCarthy on other issues.
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 75% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Roy Blunt on Environment
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • 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)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Targeted as "Dirty Dozen" for anti-environmentalism. (Aug 2010)
  • Sponsored ending considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 40% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored matching grants for wetlands conservation projects. (Apr 2013)
Kit Bond on Environment
Republican Sr Senator (MO): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Kit Bond 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 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)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Robin Carnahan on Environment
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; Secretary of State: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robin Carnahan on other issues.
  • Brother's $107M wind project created 1000s of jobs statewide. (Oct 2010)
  • Provide stability and predictability to family farmers. (Dec 2009)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
Bill Clay Sr. on Environment
Democrat (retired 2000) (District 1): Click here for Bill Clay Sr. on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Danner on Environment
Democrat (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pat Danner on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Kenny Hulshof on Environment
Republican Representative (MO-9): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Hulshof 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 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)
Mike Parker on Environment
Republican (retired 1998) (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Parker on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Ike Skelton on Environment
Democratic Representative (MO-4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ike Skelton 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 YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 60% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
Jim Talent on Environment
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • Voted NO on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Jim Talent on Environment
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • Voted NO on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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