Bob Dold on Energy and the Environment

Last Updated : Sep 15, 2010

Summary

Bob Dold does not address global warming. He cites the following points in addressing energy:

  • REDUCE RELIANCE
  • PROVIDE REGULATORY CERTAINTY
  • MODERNIZE THE GRID, ENCOURAGE INNOVATION, EFFICIENCY AND PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY
  • DEVELOP A DIVERSE PORTFOLIO OF ALTERNATIVE ENERGY
  • DRIVE REFORM IN TRANSPORTATION ENERGY
  • AVOID A COLD-WEATHER-STATE TAX
  • PROTECT AND CLEAN OUR LAKE MICHIGAN ECOSYSTEM

 

Campaign Website Statements

 

Voting Record

Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act

The Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act would have hastened the sale of drilling permits in the Gulf of Mexico and off the coast of Virginia. It passed the House 266-149, but was never brought up for a vote in the Senate. Bob Dold voted in favor of the Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act.

Bob Dold voted in favor of the Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act.

Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011

The Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011 would have prevented the EPA from passing any tax on greenhouse gases and excluded GHGs from the definition of air pollutants. Bob Dold voted in favor of the Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011.

Bob Dold voted in favor of the Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

This representative has not been identified as sponsoring or cosponsoring significant legislation related to this title.

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