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Bill Haslam on Energy & Oil
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Haslam on other issues.
  • Supports alternative fuels to cut dependence on foreign oil. (Aug 2011)

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Lamar Alexander on Energy & Oil
Republican Sr Senator (TN); previously candidate for President: Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Lamar Alexander on other issues.
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy. (Mar 2004)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Open the Outer Continental Shelf for oil & gas leasing. (Jun 2008)
  • Establish energy security strategy with domestic production. (Jul 2008)
Joe Carr on Energy & Oil
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Carr on other issues.
  • Drill offshore and onshore. (Nov 2013)
Mark Clayton on Energy & Oil
Democratic Nominee: Click here for Mark Clayton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Corker on Energy & Oil
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Bob Corker on other issues.
  • Strongly support biofuel; campaign chair is biodiesel seller. (Oct 2006)
  • Promote fuel cells & alternatives to reduce oil dependence. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Open the Outer Continental Shelf for oil & gas leasing. (Jun 2008)
Zach Poskevich on Energy & Oil
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Zach Poskevich on other issues.
  • No cap-and-tax; stop exporting our wealth. (Mar 2012)

House:


Diane Black on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 6): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Diane Black on other issues.
  • More oil exploration; more nukes; more clean coal. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Sponsored letting states lease energy rights on federal lands. (Jun 2013)
Marsha Blackburn on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TN-7): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Marsha Blackburn on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Sponsored bill barring greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act. (Jan 2009)
  • Repeal weatherization assistance for low-income persons. (Nov 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Mar 2011)
  • Sponsored bill prohibiting EPA regulation of greenhouse gas. (Jan 2011)
  • Let states lease energy rights on federal lands. (Jun 2013)
Steve Cohen on Energy & Oil
Democrat: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Steve Cohen on other issues.
  • Invest in ethanol, solar, wind, and hybrid cars. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulate wholesale electricity & gas prices. (Mar 2001)
Jim Cooper on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (TN-5): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Jim Cooper on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Balance fossil fuels and viable renewable energy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Scott DesJarlais on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Scott DesJarlais on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
  • Let states lease energy rights on federal lands. (Jun 2013)
Jimmy Duncan on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TN-2): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Jimmy Duncan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
Stephen Fincher on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Stephen Fincher on other issues.
  • Drill ANWR; we need to drill, drill, drill here at home. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
Chuck Fleischmann on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Fleischmann on other issues.
  • Drill ANWR; drill the Outer Continental Shelf. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Sponsored repealing weatherization assistance for low-income persons. (Nov 2011)
  • Let states lease energy rights on federal lands. (Jul 2013)
Phil Roe on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Phil Roe on other issues.
  • New drilling; clean coal; nuclear; & renewables. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Repeal weatherization assistance for low-income persons. (Nov 2011)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Phil Bredesen on Energy & Oil
Democratic TN Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Phil Bredesen on other issues.
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Don Sundquist on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Don Sundquist on other issues.
  • Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries. (Aug 2000)
  • More funding to develop domestic energy supplies. (Sep 2001)
  • Use federal funds for nuclear cleanup, with state input. (Sep 2001)
  • Share offshore oil development revenue with states. (Sep 2001)
Ed Bryant on Energy & Oil
Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ed Bryant on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Bob Clement on Energy & Oil
Former Democratic Senate Nominee (2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Clement on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Bill Frist on Energy & Oil
Republican Senate Majority Leader (TN, retiring 2006): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Bill Frist on other issues.
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
Tipper Gore on Energy & Oil
Democratic Candidate (Former): Click here for Tipper Gore on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Van Hilleary on Energy & Oil
Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Van Hilleary on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Bill Jenkins on Energy & Oil
Republican (Retired 2006) (District 1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bill Jenkins on other issues.
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Rosalind Kurita on Energy & Oil
Former Democratic challenger (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rosalind Kurita on other issues.
  • We canít drill our way out of our energy problems. (Feb 2006)
James Quillen on Energy & Oil
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for James Quillen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fred Thompson on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Senator; 2004 candidate for Pres.: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Fred Thompson on other issues.
  • Get ethanol market up, then let free market take over. (Oct 2007)
  • Invest in alternative fuels; with R&D to reduce CO2. (Sep 2007)
  • Oil dependency associated with every recession in 50 years. (Sep 2007)
  • Solar system is warming, not earth. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
Ed Bryant on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ed Bryant on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Bob Clement on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Clement on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
David Davis on Energy & Oil
Republican: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for David Davis on other issues.
  • Utilize our untapped oil and coal reserves. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
Lincoln Davis on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (TN-4): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Davis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Balance fossil fuels and viable renewable energy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 67% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Harold Ford on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 9): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Harold Ford on other issues.
  • Grow our way to energy independence, while drilling Alaska. (Oct 2006)
  • We need an energy policy that reduces Mideast oil. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases. (Aug 2000)
  • Balance fossil fuels and viable renewable energy. (Jul 2001)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
Harold Ford-TN on Energy & Oil
2006 Democratic challenger, Former U.S. Rep: Click here for Harold Ford-TN on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bart Gordon on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (TN-6): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Bart Gordon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Balance fossil fuels and viable renewable energy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 67% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Bo Heyward on Energy & Oil
Independent challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bo Heyward on other issues.
  • Tap our own resources and build more refineries. (Apr 2006)
Van Hilleary on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Van Hilleary on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Chris Lugo on Energy & Oil
Green challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Lugo on other issues.
  • Invest in hybrid vehicles, biodiesel & public transportation. (Aug 2006)
Mike Padgett on Energy & Oil
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Padgett on other issues.
  • Pain at the gas pump while oil industry gets tax breaks. (Jun 2008)
John Tanner on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (TN-8): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for John Tanner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases. (Aug 2000)
  • Balance fossil fuels and viable renewable energy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 67% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Bob Tuke on Energy & Oil
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Tuke on other issues.
  • Dependence on foreign oil hurts security & climate. (Jun 2008)
  • More R&D for Switch Grass as fuel alternative. (May 2008)
Zach Wamp on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (TN-3): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Zach Wamp on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 17% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
  • List GHG emissions cost on electric bills. (May 2009)
Kenneth Eaton on Energy & Oil
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kenneth Eaton on other issues.
  • Speedy transistion to Zero Emission Vehicles. (May 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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