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John Blust's Voting Records on Issue: Environment

Office: State House (NC) - District 62, Republican

North Carolina Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 11, 2015 HB 157 Authorizes the Environmental Management Commission to Use Existing State and Federal Hydraulic Fracturing Air Emission Regulations Bill Passed - House
(76 - 40)
May 13, 2013 HB 628 Requires Promotion of State Lumber in Building Projects Bill Passed - House
(70 - 43)
June 18, 2009 SB 1018 Reducing the Use of Plastic Bags Bill Passed - House
(78 - 41)
July 18, 2008 HB 2499 Water Management During Droughts Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(68 - 36)
July 15, 2008 HB 2499 Water Management During Droughts Bill Passed - House
(92 - 20)

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