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Liz Cheney on Environment

 

 


Oppose intrusive practices of the EPA

After President Obama took office and the dangerous direction of his administration became clear, Liz founded Keep America Safe, a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping the United States secure from terrorist threats. A strong conservative voice, she appears frequently on television drawing attention to the threats to liberty posed by the Obama administration, from its use of the IRS to target political opponents to its effort to limit our second amendment rights. As a Fox News Contributor, Liz appeared numerous times as a guest-host for Sean Hannity and spoke out on a number of topics, including the intrusive practices of the Environmental Protection Agency, which recently released private information about thousands of ranchers and farmers
Source: 2014 Senate campaign website, cheneyforwyoming.com, "About" , Oct 9, 2013

Abolish the Environmental Protection Agency

Cheney's stump speeches [recite her issues] from Obamacare to the "war on coal." She said she would like to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency and the Internal Revenue Service. The U.S. Department of Education has provided no benefits to the American people either, Cheney said.
Source: Jackson Hole News and Guide, "Cheney Knocks" , Sep 4, 2013

Loosen restrictions on predator control in Alaska.

Cheney voted YEA Disapprove Subsistence Hunting Rule on ANWR

Library of Congress Summary: This joint resolution nullifies the rule finalized by the Department of the Interior on Aug. 5, 2016, relating to non-subsistence takings of wildlife and public participation and closure procedures on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska.

Case for voting YES by House Republican Policy Committee: The Fish and Wildlife Service rule--which lays claim to more than 20% of Alaska--violates ANILCA (Alaska National Interest Land Conservation Act) and the Alaska Statehood Compact. Not only does [the existing 2016 rule] undermine Alaska's ability to manage fish and wildlife upon refuge lands, it fundamentally destroys a cooperative relationship between Alaska and the federal government.

Case for voting NO by the Sierra Club (April 6, 2017):

Legislative outcome: Passed Senate, 52-47-1, March 21; passed House, 225-193-12, Feb. 16; signed by Pres. Trump April 3.
Source: Congressional vote 18-HJR69 on Feb 16, 2017

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