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Deb Fischer on Energy & Oil

 

 


Renewable energy like ethanol, plus responsible oil drilling

Being dependent on oil coming from countries who are--or who soon could be--enemies of the United States just isn't wise. I support efforts to produce new sources of energy from wind and solar power and want to advance those technologies so they can become competitive with fossil fuels. In the meantime, I support efforts to increase efficient energy use and to use new technologies to reduce energy consumption. I support renewable energy sources, including ethanol, but I still believe the United States needs to be committed to exploring and recovering all of the potential energy sources we have here at home. In times where gasoline is approaching four dollars per gallon, I strongly believe that we need promote responsible oil drilling in our country.
Source: 2012 Senate campaign website, debfischer2012.com, "issues" , May 15, 2012

Support alternative fuel AND coal, natural gas, and oil

Source: 2004 Congressional National Political Awareness Test , Nov 1, 2004

Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP.

Fischer signed the No Climate Tax Pledge

No Climate Tax Pledge: "I pledge to the taxpayers of my state, and to the American people, that I will oppose any legislation relating to climate change that includes a net increase in government revenue."

Sponsoring organizations: Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEU); National Taxpayers Union (NTU); Institute for Liberty Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is a nationwide organization of citizen-leaders committed to advancing every individual's right to economic freedom and opportunity. AFP believes reducing the size and intrusiveness of government is the best way to promote individual productivity and prosperity for all Americans.

Source: AFP website 10-AFP on Nov 2, 2010

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