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Steve Bullock on Environment
Democratic Governor: Click here for Steve Bullock on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

MT 2014: 2014 MT Senate debate


John Bohlinger on Environment
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Bohlinger on other issues.
  • Rated by conservation groups at average of 63%. (Dec 2008)
  • Control SO2 emissions; fund recycling; no cyanide in mining. (Nov 1998)
Champ Edmunds on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Champ Edmunds on other issues.
  • Put states in charge of predator control, not federal. (Jun 2013)
Dennis Rehberg on Environment
Republican Representative (MT-At-Large): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Rehberg on other issues.
  • EPA is heavy-handed; don't pick winners and losers. (Oct 2012)
  • 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 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 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Give tax breaks for start-up farms for 10-year commitment. (Jan 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)
Corey Stapleton on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Corey Stapleton on other issues.
  • Promote & protect agriculture, farming & ranching lifestyle. (Jun 2013)
  • Stricter environmental regulations with federal flexibility. (Nov 2000)
Jon Tester on Environment
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jon Tester on other issues.
  • Sought removal of wolves from the endangered list. (Jun 2012)
  • Respects tribal sovereignty and supports trust reform. (Aug 2006)
  • Clean air & water are Montana’s treasured resources. (Dec 2005)
  • Keep open access to public lands. (Dec 2005)
  • 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 prohibiting eminent domain for use as parks or grazing land. (Dec 2007)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
John Walsh on Environment
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Walsh on other issues.
  • More regulations to develop natural resources responsibly. (Nov 2013)

House:


Steve Daines on Environment
Republican (District 0): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Daines on other issues.
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (Jun 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Brian Schweitzer on Environment
Democratic MT Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brian Schweitzer on other issues.
  • Limit cattle grazing near Yellowstone as disease safeguard. (Jun 2008)
Max Baucus on Environment
Democratic Sr Senator (MT): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Max Baucus on other issues.
  • Consistently fought to increase access to public lands. (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 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 continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • Rated 42% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored bill for conservation easements tax deduction. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (May 2013)
  • Sponsored matching grants for wetlands conservation projects. (Apr 2013)
Dennis Rehberg on Environment
Republican Representative (MT-At-Large): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Rehberg on other issues.
  • EPA is heavy-handed; don't pick winners and losers. (Oct 2012)
  • 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 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 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Give tax breaks for start-up farms for 10-year commitment. (Jan 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)
Judy Martz on Environment
Former Republican Governor (2001-2005): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Judy Martz on other issues.
  • Stewardship belongs with the states. (Jan 2001)
  • Government duty to protect species & water. (Jan 2001)
  • 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)
Marc Racicot on Environment
Former Republican Governor (1993-2000): Click here for Marc Racicot on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Conrad Burns on Environment
Former Republican Senator (MT, 1989-2007): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Conrad Burns on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Bob Keenan on Environment
Former Republican Challenger (2006), state senator: Click here for Bob Keenan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Morrison on Environment
Former Democratic challenger (2006); state Auditor: Click here for John Morrison on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Taylor on Environment
2002 Republican Senate Challenger (MT): Click here for Mike Taylor on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kirk Bushman on Environment
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kirk Bushman on other issues.
  • No additional wilderness area in Montana. (Mar 2008)
Rick Hill on Environment
Republican (District AL): Click here for Rick Hill on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Stan Jones on Environment
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Stan Jones on other issues.
  • Most environmental problems can be traced to the government. (Jan 2006)
Bob Kelleher on Environment
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Kelleher on other issues.
  • Return rail passenger in southern Montana. (Oct 2002)
Michael Lange on Environment
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Lange on other issues.
  • Protect private property rights, period. (May 2008)
Pat Williams on Environment
Former Democrat (1978-1996) (District 0): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pat Williams on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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