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Environment

Election Date State Title Outcome
Aug. 26, 2008 Alaska Ballot Measure 2: An Act prohibiting the shooting of wolves and grizzly bears with the use of aircraft Failed
Aug. 26, 2008 Alaska Ballot Measure 4: An Act to protect Alaska's clean water Failed
Aug. 28, 2012 Alaska Ballot Measure 2: An Act Establishing the Alaska Coastal Management Program Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Alabama Statewide Amendment 1: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Question 1: Arkansas Water, Waste Disposal, and Pollution Abatement Facilities Financing Act of 2007 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arkansas Proposed Constitutional Amendment 1: Amending The Arkansas Constitution To Create a Constitutional Right To Hunt, Fish, Trap, And Harvest Wildlife. Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arizona Proposition 301: Referred to the People by the Legislature Relating to the Land Conservation Fund Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 California Proposition 21: Establishes $18 Annual Vehicle License Surcharge to Help Fund State Parks and Wildlife Programs. Grants Surcharged Vehicles Free Admission to All State Parks. Initiative Statute. Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 California Proposition 23: Suspends Implementation of Air Pollution Control Law (AB 32) Requiring Major Sources of Emissions to Report and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions that Cause Global Warming, Until Unemployment Drops to 5.5 Percent or Less for Full Year. Initiative Statute. Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 48: Indian Gaming Compacts. Referendum. Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 1: Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 Pending
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Amendment 58: Severance Taxes on the Oil and Natural Gas Industry Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Florida Constitutional Amendment 6: Assessment of Working Waterfront Property Based Upon Current Use Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Florida Constitutional Amendment 4: Property Tax Exemption of Perpetually Conserved Land; Classification and Assessment of Land Used for Conservation Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Florida Constitutional Amendment 4: Referenda Required for Adoption and Amendment of Local Government Comprehensive Land Use Plans Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Florida Amendment 1: Water and Land Conservation - Dedicates Funds to Acquire and Restore Florida Conservation and Recreation Lands Pending
Nov. 4, 2008 Georgia Amendment 1: To encourage the preservation of Georgia's forests through a conservation use property tax reduction program. Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Georgia Constitutional Amendment 4: Allows the State to Execute Multiyear Contracts for Projects to Improve Energy Efficiency and Conservation Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Iowa Measure 1: Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Idaho House Joint Resolution 2: Proposing a New Section to the Constitution of the State of Idaho to Provide That the Rights to Hunt, Fish and Trap, Including by the Use of Traditional Methods, Are a Valued Part of the Heritage of the State of Idaho and Shall Forever be Preserved for the People and Managed Through the Laws, Rules Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 4: Increase in Severance Tax on Natural Resources to Certain Parishes Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Act 541 - Natural Resource Severance Tax Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act 434: Proposed Constitutional Amendment 8 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Massachusetts Question 2: Expanding the Beverage Container Deposit Law Pending
Nov. 1, 2007 Maine Question 4 - Bond Issue: Land Conservation Bonds Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Maine Question 3: Bond Issue - Land Conservation, Working Waterfront Preservation and State Park Preservation Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maine Question 5: Bond Issue - Drinking Water Systems and Wastewater Treatment Facilities Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maine Question 3: Bond Issue - Land and Conservation Easements Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Minnesota HF 2285: Dedicated Funding for Natural Resources and Arts Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Missouri Constitutional Amendment 2: Grants and Loans for Storm Water Control Passed
May 13, 2008 Nebraska Proposed Amendment 1: Allow Investment of Public Endowment Funds by Cities Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Nebraska Proposed Amendment 2: Constitutional Amendment to Establish the Right to Hunt, to Fish, and to Harvest Wildlife and That Public Hunting, Fishing, and Harvesting of Wildlife is a Preferred Means of Managing and Controlling Wildlife Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 New Jersey Public Question 3: Green Acres, Farmland, Blue Acres, and Historic Preservation Bond Act of 2007 Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 New Jersey Public Question: Green Acres, Water Supply and Floodplain Protection, and Farmland and Historic Preservation Bond Act of 2009 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Jersey SCR 84: Constitutional Amendment Dedicating State Funds for Open Space, Farmland, and Historic Preservation, and Changing Existing Dedication for Water Programs, Underground Storage Tanks, and Hazardous Site Cleanups Pending
Nov. 3, 2009 New York Proposal 1 - Constitutional Amendment: Using Certain Forest Preserve Lands to Construct a Power Line Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Ohio Issue 3: To Amend the Constitution to Protect Private Property Rights in Ground Water, Lakes and Other Watercourses Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Ohio Issue 2: To Authorize the State to Issue Bonds to Continue the Clean Ohio Program for Environmental Revitalization and Conservation Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oregon Measure 76: Amends Constitution: Continues Lottery Funding for Parks, Beaches, Wildlife Habitat, Watershed Protection Beyond 2014; Modifies Funding Process Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oregon Measure 81: Prohibits Commercial Non-tribal Fishing with Gillnets in Oregon "Inland Waters," Allows use of Seine Nets Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Pennsylvania Bond Question: Water and Sewer Improvements Bond Referendum Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Rhode Island Question 2: Open Space and Recreational Development Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 5: Clean Water Finance Agency Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 6: Environmental Management Bonds $20,000,000 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 South Carolina Amendment 1: Right to Hunt and Fish Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 16: Sewer and Water Supply Bonds Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 7 (SJR 28): Permit Conservation and Reclamation Districts in El Paso County to Issue Bonds Failed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 8 (SJR 16): Providing for the Appraisal of Open-Space Land Devoted to Water-Stewardship Purposes on the Basis of its Productive Capacity Failed
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