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Maggie Hassan on Environment
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Maggie Hassan on other issues.
  • Restore $1M to Land & Community Heritage Investment Program. (Feb 2013)

Senate:

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Kelly Ayotte on Environment
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kelly Ayotte on other issues.
  • Highway spending priority over commuter rail. (Sep 2010)
  • Served as student Editor of Environmental Law Journal. (Dec 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Scott Brown on Environment
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Scott Brown on other issues.
  • Strong advocate for conservation; protect natural resources. (Nov 2011)
  • Opposed keeping park maintenance funding within MDC. (Nov 2003)
  • State funding for open space & pollution cleanup. (Nov 2002)
  • Allow longer than 10 years to rebuild depleted fisheries. (Sep 2011)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Sep 2012)
  • Rated 80% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Andy Martin on Environment
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Andy Martin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Rubens on Environment
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Jim Rubens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeanne Shaheen on Environment
Democrat Sr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jeanne Shaheen on other issues.
  • Supports Land and Community Heritage Investment Program. (Jan 2001)
  • Manage growth & avoid sprawl. (Jan 2001)
  • 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)
  • Eliminate mercury releases by 2003. (Sep 2000)
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 60% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (Jun 2013)
Karen Testerman on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Karen Testerman on other issues.
  • Declaring national monuments to benefit donors is an abuse. (Oct 2013)

House:


Annie Kuster on Environment
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Annie Kuster on other issues.
  • Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions. (Jun 2013)
Carol Shea-Porter on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Carol Shea-Porter 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)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions. (Jun 2013)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Lynch on Environment
Democratic NH Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Lynch on other issues.
  • National forest is important for recreation and economy. (Mar 2011)
Jeanne Shaheen on Environment
Democrat Sr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jeanne Shaheen on other issues.
  • Supports Land and Community Heritage Investment Program. (Jan 2001)
  • Manage growth & avoid sprawl. (Jan 2001)
  • 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)
  • Eliminate mercury releases by 2003. (Sep 2000)
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 60% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (Jun 2013)
Charlie Bass on Environment
Republican Representative (NH-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Bass 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 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 45% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 63% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Craig Benson on Environment
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Craig Benson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Fernald on Environment
Former Democratic Governor (until 1996): Click here for Mark Fernald on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Burt Cohen on Environment
2004 former Democratic challenger; state Senator: Click here for Burt Cohen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Doris Haddock on Environment
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Doris Haddock on other issues.
  • Our ponds have too much mercury now to eat the fish. (Oct 2004)
  • We have been entrusted to protect America the Beautiful. (Sep 2004)
  • We must become energy independent. (Jun 2004)
Bill Zeliff on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Bill Zeliff on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Alciere on Environment
2010 GOP challenger (lost primary); formerly State Rep: Click here for Tom Alciere on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Bender on Environment
2010 Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Jim Bender on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ken Blevens on Environment
Libertarian challenger: Click here for Ken Blevens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeb Bradley on Environment
Republican (District 1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Bradley 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 NO 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)
Judd Gregg on Environment
Republican Sr Senator (NH): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Judd Gregg 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 YES 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 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 53% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
  • Celebrate the recovery of the bald eagle. (Jun 2008)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Fund studies of invasive species and algal blooms. (Mar 1998)
Paul Hodes on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Paul Hodes on other issues.
  • Extend Boston commuter rail to Nashua & Concord. (Sep 2010)
  • First successful criminal prosecution against polluters. (Aug 2010)
  • 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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
Paul Hodes on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Paul Hodes on other issues.
  • Extend Boston commuter rail to Nashua & Concord. (Sep 2010)
  • First successful criminal prosecution against polluters. (Aug 2010)
  • 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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
John Sununu on Environment
Republican Senator; previously Representative (NH-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Sununu on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Rated 42% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
John Sununu on Environment
Republican Senator; previously Representative (NH-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Sununu on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Rated 42% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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