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Jack Dalrymple on Environment
Republican Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jack Dalrymple on other issues.
  • Follow Clean Air Act at EPA, but leave air control to ND. (Oct 2011)
  • Water should be available for no cost; drop storage fee plan. (May 2011)

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ND 2012: 2012 North Dakota Senate Debates


Rick Berg on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rick Berg on other issues.
  • We will getwt the Farm Bill by year's end. (Oct 2012)
  • Bring checks and balances to the EPA. (Oct 2012)
  • Crop insurance is the No. 1 priority for our farm program. (Apr 2012)
  • Let states, not EPA regulate use of coal ash. (Oct 2011)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Kent Conrad on Environment
Democratic Sr Senator (ND): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Kent Conrad on other issues.
  • 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 NO on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted NO on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted NO on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • Rated 53% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Heidi Heitkamp on Environment
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Heidi Heitkamp on other issues.
  • Farm bill is needed and is blocked by partisanship. (Oct 2012)
  • Protect North Dakota farm subsidies from Washington insiders. (Sep 2012)
  • Make responsible cuts in farm bill, except crop insurance. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Apr 2013)
John Hoeven on Environment
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Hoeven on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • 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)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)

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Kevin Cramer on Environment
Republican (District 0): Click here for Kevin Cramer on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Hoeven on Environment
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Hoeven on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • 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)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Duane Sand on Environment
2000 Republican Challenger for Senate (ND): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Duane Sand 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 YES on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
Rick Berg on Environment
Republican (Senate run 2012) (District AL): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rick Berg on other issues.
  • We will getwt the Farm Bill by year's end. (Oct 2012)
  • Bring checks and balances to the EPA. (Oct 2012)
  • Crop insurance is the No. 1 priority for our farm program. (Apr 2012)
  • Let states, not EPA regulate use of coal ash. (Oct 2011)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Edward Schafer on Environment
Former Democratic Governor (1992-2000); Cabinet Sec'y (USDA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Edward Schafer on other issues.
  • Replace MTBE in gasoline with cleaner ethanol. (May 2000)
  • More EPA flexibility on interstate ozone. (May 1998)
Mike Liffrig on Environment
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Mike Liffrig on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Byron Dorgan on Environment
Democratic Jr Senator (ND): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Byron Dorgan on other issues.
  • 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 NO on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • 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 YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • Rated 47% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
Dwight Grotberg on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dwight Grotberg on other issues.
  • Relax recreational & logging restrictions on federal lands. (Oct 2006)
Earl Pomeroy on Environment
Democratic Representative (ND-At-Large): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Earl Pomeroy 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 YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 50% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Give tax breaks for start-up farms for 10-year commitment. (Jan 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)
Tracy Potter on Environment
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Tracy Potter on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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