||George W. Bush
||Supports Clinton's proposal to protect 40 million acres of roadless
forests;would extend to include Alaska's Tongass National Forest.
||Vows to reverse Clinton's forest-protection proposal. Supports
increase timber sales in national forests.
||Supported creation of new national monuments: Giant Sequoia, Grand
Staircase-Escalante, Grand Canyon-Parashant, and others.
||Opposes the new national monuments.
|ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
||Supports full wilderness protection for the refuge.
||Advocates oil drilling in the refuge.
||Negotiated the Kyoto agreement to reduce global warming; supports
reductions in greenhouse-gas emissions.
||Believes global warming is real, but opposes Kyoto Protocol.
||Supports stricter clean-air health standards.
||Opposes stricter air standards. Lobbied to weaken enforcement of the
Clean Air Act.
||Supports federal action to reduce pollution from industrial-size
||Opposes this federal action. His home state of Texas has the most
factory farms of any state.
||Proposed "Better America Bonds" to help communities preserve
green space and farmland.
||Says that controlling sprawl should be left to local government. Texas
is the first in loss of prime farmland to development.
||Supports McCain-Feingold bill to ban soft-money donations to parties.
Proposes quasi-public financing of campaigns.
||Opposes McCain-Feingold. Opposes public financing of campaigns.