State of North Carolina Archives: on Environment


Paul Wright: Require package labeling to let their citizens know of GMO

We need to work to prevent passage by the Senate of the DARK ACT ("Deny Americans the Right to Know") H.R. 1599, (a bill already sadly passed by our House of Representatives and now before the Senate) which prevents the 50 states from requiring the labeling of packages to let their citizens know of GMO (genetically modified organisms) in their food.
Source: 2016 Campaign website for N.C. Senate, WrightForUSSenate.com Nov 11, 2015

Thom Tillis: AdWatch: Allowed toxic coal ash pollution on Dan River

NARRATOR: Nearly 40,000 tons of toxic coal ash, 70 miles across the Dan River: Threatening our drinking water with cancer-causing contaminants. But Speaker Thom Tillis gave polluters a pass. He's taken hefty contributions from polluters.

TEXT: Thom Tillis Gave Polluters a Pass
- News & Record 7/3/2014
Coal Industry Boosts Tillis' Campaign Coffers
- The News & Observer 8/7/2014
Coal Ash Cleanup May Cost North Carolinians
- Charlotte Observer, 7/3/2014

NARRATOR: Now North Carolinians are at risk of picking up the tab for coal ash cleanup. Thom Tillis: protecting polluters, not North Carolina families. Environmental Defense Action Fund is responsible for the content of this advertising.

Source: PacWatch: OnTheIssues transcript on 2014 N.C. Senate debate Oct 16, 2014

Alma Adams: Protect our environment for future generations

We must protect our most precious resource, our environment, for future generations.

Alma Adams received the highest grade of 100 from the League of Conservation Voters in their most recent legislative score card. Alma will always work to protect our land and water resources. We must do more to combat climate change. I'll support investing in more renewable energy sources and green technology. We can even create new jobs while taking steps to protect our environment.

Source: 2014 N.C. House campaign website, AlmaAdamsForCongress.com Aug 31, 2014

Sean Haugh: Reduce environmental regulations

Source: 2004 N.C. Congressional National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 2004

Roy Cooper: Toughen environmental permitting & quality mandates

Source: N.C. Legislative 1996 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 1996

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