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Adam Laxalt on Energy & Oil

 

 


End costly and burdensome mandates on energy providers

Q: Consider climate change a critical threat? Should government limit the levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere to combat climate change?

Adam Laxalt (R): No. Joined appeal of Obama Clean Power Plan. "Oppose efforts to impose or expand costly and burdensome mandates on energy providers, which only lead to higher prices that hurt Nevada's families."

Steve Sisolak (D): Yes. "Climate change is real and poses a direct threat to our environment and communities." Work as a state to uphold Paris Climate Agreement & Clean Power Plan.

Q: Support Question 6, the initiative requiring utilities to provide 50% of energy from renewables by 2030?

Adam Laxalt (R): No specific stand but opposes "costly and burdensome mandates on energy providers."

Steve Sisolak (D): Yes. "Want Nevada to lead the world in clean energy."

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Nevada Governor race , Oct 9, 2018

Supports choice & competition in the energy sectors

I believe we can meet Nevada's energy needs, while protecting our natural environment, by taking a sensible, balanced approach to public policy. Too often, the heavy hand of government is used to try to force particular energy solutions on the entire population. This leads to public policy that is driven by political considerations, rather than the actual needs of our citizens. My approach as Governor will be to support more choice and competition in our energy sectors empowering consumers.
Source: 2018 Nevada Gubernatorial website AdamLaxalt.com , Nov 7, 2017

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