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Dave Heineman on Environment
Republican NE Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dave Heineman on other issues.
  • Vetoes 25% State Park Fee Increase. (May 2011)

Senate:

NE 2014: 2014 NE Senate debate


Deb Fischer on Environment
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Deb Fischer on other issues.
  • Agriculture plays a crucial role in our Nebraska economy. (May 2012)
  • Base gas tax on price, not volume, to pay for highways. (May 2012)
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Jun 2013)
Ben Nelson on Environment
Democratic Sr Senator (NE): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ben Nelson on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Voted NO on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 21% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 40% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • More EPA flexibility on interstate ozone. (May 1998)
Shane Osborn on Environment
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Shane Osborn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ben Sasse on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for Ben Sasse on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Jeff Fortenberry on Environment
Republican Representative (NE-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Fortenberry 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 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)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Give tax breaks for start-up farms for 10-year commitment. (Jan 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Sponsored establishing International Conservation Strategy. (Jun 2012)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Adrian Smith on Environment
Republican: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Adrian Smith 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)
  • 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)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Apr 2013)
Lee Terry on Environment
Republican Representative (NE-2): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Lee Terry 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 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)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Give tax breaks for start-up farms for 10-year commitment. (Jan 2008)
  • 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)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Johanns on Environment
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Replace MTBE in gasoline with cleaner ethanol. (May 2000)
  • 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 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Jon Bruning on Environment
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Jon Bruning on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Flynn on Environment
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Pat Flynn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Johanns on Environment
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Replace MTBE in gasoline with cleaner ethanol. (May 2000)
  • 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 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Bob Kerrey on Environment
Democratic Challenger (previously Senator): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bob Kerrey on other issues.
  • 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)
Don Stenberg on Environment
Republican Senate challenger (NE): Click here for Don Stenberg on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Doug Bereuter on Environment
Republican (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Doug Bereuter on other issues.
  • 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 20% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Jon Christensen on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Jon Christensen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Exon on Environment
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Exon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
Charlie Matulka on Environment
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (NE): Click here for Charlie Matulka on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Barrett on Environment
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Barrett on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Chuck Hagel on Environment
Republican Sr Senator (NE): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Hagel on other issues.
  • 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 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)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Scott Kleeb on Environment
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Scott Kleeb on other issues.
  • Increase flexibility in the Conservation Reserve Program. (Aug 2008)
  • Develop a long-term water strategy. (Aug 2008)
  • Nebraska farmers should grow crops for cellulosic ethanol. (Jun 2008)
  • Implement a market-based cap-and-trade system. (May 2008)
  • Confront deforestation and promote carbon sequestration. (May 2008)
Steven Larrick on Environment
Green Senate Challenger: Click here for Steven Larrick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Osborne on Environment
Republican (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Osborne on other issues.
  • 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)
Tony Raimondo on Environment
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Tony Raimondo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Ricketts on Environment
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Peter Ricketts on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Kramer on Environment
Republican challenger, state party chair (lost May primary): Click here for David Kramer on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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