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Brian Sandoval on Environment
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Brian Sandoval on other issues.
  • Strong commitment to keeping Lake Tahoe clean and pristine. (Aug 2011)

Senate:

NV 2012: 2012 Nevada Senate Debates


Shelley Berkley on Environment
Democratic Representative (NV-1): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Berkley on other issues.
  • Supports land transfer for Yerington mines. (Oct 2012)
  • 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)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 65% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
John Ensign on Environment
Republican Jr Senator (NV): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Ensign on other issues.
  • Fought Yucca Mountain so it might never become reality. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 16% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Dean Heller on Environment
Republican: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Dean Heller on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • 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)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Harry Reid on Environment
Democratic Sr Senator (NV): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Harry Reid on other issues.
  • 2006: Earmarked $18M for bridge to NV near his own land. (Apr 2010)
  • 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 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 NO on more funding for forest roads and fish habitat. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 84% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)

House:


Mark Amodei on Environment
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Amodei on other issues.
  • Supports open space preservation & alternative fuel. (Nov 2002)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
Joe Heck on Environment
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Heck on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Steven Horsford on Environment
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Steven Horsford on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dina Titus on Environment
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dina Titus 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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jim Gibbons on Environment
Republican Representative (NV-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gibbons on other issues.
  • Committed $72 million for environmental improvement projects. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO 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 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)
Kenny Guinn on Environment
Republican NV Governor: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Guinn on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Maintain joint EPA-state authority over nuclear waste. (Oct 1999)
Shelley Berkley on Environment
Democratic Representative (NV-1): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Berkley on other issues.
  • Supports land transfer for Yerington mines. (Oct 2012)
  • 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)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 65% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Dean Heller on Environment
Republican: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Dean Heller on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • 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)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Richard Bryan on Environment
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Richard Bryan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for forest roads and fish habitat. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
Barbara Vucanovich on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Barbara Vucanovich on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Rick Ziser on Environment
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Ziser on other issues.
  • Marketplace incentives protect the environment. (May 2004)
Sharron Angle on Environment
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sharron Angle on other issues.
  • Targeted as "Dirty Dozen" for anti-environmentalism. (Aug 2010)
Jack Carter on Environment
Democratic challenger, previously First Son: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Carter on other issues.
  • Ensignís failing environment grade is significant deficiency. (Oct 2006)
Jon Porter on Environment
Republican Representative (NV-3): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jon Porter on other issues.
  • 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 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 YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • 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 10% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Jim Gibbons on Environment
Republican Representative (NV-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gibbons on other issues.
  • Committed $72 million for environmental improvement projects. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO 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 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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