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Jacky Rosen on Energy & Oil

 

 


Climate change threatens environment & national security

Q: Consider climate change a critical threat?

Dean Heller (R): No. "Impact from humans is up for debate."

Jacky Rosen (D): Yes. "Climate change isn't just a threat to our environment, it's a threat to our national security."

Q: Limit or tax production of greenhouse gases? Support President Trump's withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement?

Heller: No to limit or tax. Voted to bar EPA from limiting greenhouse gasses. Supported withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement.

Rosen: Yes to tax or limit. Opposed repeal of Obama Clean Power Plan, saying would "increase carbon pollution, worsen the effects of climate change, and slow down our transition to a clean energy economy." Opposed withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement.

Q: Support government subsidies for renewable energy? (Both Heller and Rosen oppose Trump's tariffs on imported solar panels).

Heller: Supported some renewable energy bills, opposed others. Recently supported extending credits.

Rosen: Yes. Strong supporter.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Nevada Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Fight turning Yucca Mountain into a nuclear waste dump

Jacky opposes dangerous efforts to resurrect the proposal to turn Yucca Mountain into a nuclear waste dump. This will threaten our community and our tourism industry. Jacky will work across the aisle to make sure that this proposal remains dead.
Source: 2016 Nevada House campaign website RosenForNevada.com , Nov 8, 2016

Supports federally developing renewable energy.

Rosen supports the PVS survey question on renewable energy

The Project Vote Smart Voter Guide inferred how candidates would respond to the question, 'Energy: Do you support government funding for the development of renewable energy (e.g. solar, wind, thermal)?' Project Vote Smart notes, "in response to the increasing unwillingness of candidates to answer issue questions, Project Vote Smart has researched Congressional candidates' public records to determine candidates' likely responses on certain key issues. These issue positions, from the year 2016, are provided [for candidates who] refused to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2016 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their parties and advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: Political Courage Test 16PVS_Q18B on Nov 8, 2016

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