Environment on the ballot

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Environment on the ballot: This topic refers to ballot measures regarding the environment, environmental protection, and the use of natural resources. Subtopics include: energy, forests and parks, natural resources, nuclear issues and water.

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Alabama

  1. Alabama Colbert County Sewage Amendment (2010)
  2. Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust Amendment, Amendment 1 (2012)
  3. Alabama Franklin County Sewage Amendment(2010)
  4. Alabama Lawrence County Landfill Amendment (2010)
  5. Alabama Lawrence County Sewage Amendment (2010)

Alaska

  1. Alaska Bottle Deposit Initiative (1978)
  2. Alaska Bristol Bay Mining Ban, Ballot Measure 4 (2014)
  3. Alaska Clean Water, Measure 4 (August 2008)
  4. Alaska Coastal Management Question, Ballot Measure 2 (August 2012)
  5. Alaska Fisheries Conservation Act (2008)
  6. Alaska Pollution Zone Act (2008)
  7. Alaska Prohibition of Billboards, Measure 5 (1998)

Arizona

  1. Arizona Beverage Container Recycling Statute, Proposition 200 (1982)
  2. Arizona Declaration of State Sovereignty Amendment, Proposition 120 (2012)
  3. Arizona Establishing Waste Reduction, Recycling and Management Plan, Proposition 202 (1990)
  4. Arizona Exchange of Trust Lands, Proposition 101 (2002)
  5. Arizona Funds for Open Space Land, Proposition 303 (1998)
  6. Arizona State Conservation Commission, Proposition 6 (1920)
  7. Arizona State Parks Board, Game and Fish Commission, Proposition 200 (1990)

Arkansas

  1. Arkansas Referred Question Act 535 (1983)
  2. Arkansas Waste Disposal and Pollution Abatement Facility Bonds, Referred Question Act 686 (1988)
  3. Arkansas Water, Waste, and Pollution Facilities Financing, Question 1 (1998)
  4. Arkansas Water Bond, Referred Question 1 (2008)
  5. Arkansas Water Resource Development Bonds, Referred Question Act 496 of 1981 (1982)

California

  1. California Proposition 1, Tax Implications of Repairing Environmentally Contaminated Property (1998)
  2. California Proposition 10, Alternative Fuels Initiative (2008)
  3. California Proposition 128, Environmental Protection Act (1990)
  4. California Proposition 135, Regulation of Pesticides (1990)
  5. California Proposition 141, No Carcinogens Released Into Water Act (1990)
  6. California Proposition 18, Gas Tax and License Fee Revenues Used for Pollution Control (1970)
  7. California Proposition 19, Bonds for Fish and Wildlife Habitat (1984)
  8. California Proposition 23, the Suspension of AB 32 (2010)
  9. California Proposition 3, Bonds for Pollution Control Facilities (1972)
  10. California Proposition 37, Defining Fees as Taxes (2000)
  11. California Proposition 65, Restriction on Toxic Discharges Into Drinking Water (1986)
  12. California Proposition 7, Standards for Renewable Resource Portfolios (2008)
  13. California Proposition 7, Tax Credits for Emission Reductions (1998)
  14. California Proposition 8, Property Tax Exemptions for Pollution Control Upgrades (1972)

Colorado

  1. Colorado "Great Outdoors Colorado", Initiative 8 (1992)
  2. Colorado Beverage Containers Refund Initiative (1982)
  3. Colorado Deposit Refund for Beverage Containers, Measure 8 (1976)
  4. Colorado Environmental Rights Amendment (2014)
  5. Colorado Game and Fish Commission, Measure 3 (1940)
  6. Colorado Public Trust Resources Amendment (2014)
  7. Colorado Renewable Energy Requirement, Initiative 37 (2004)
  8. Colorado Wildlife Commission and Department, Measure 3 (1960)

Florida

  1. Florida Assessment of High Water Recharge Lands, Amendment 3 (1988)
  2. Florida Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Bonds, Amendment 2 (1972)
  3. Florida Drainage, Amendment 1 (1906)
  4. Florida Endangered Lands and Parks Bonds, Referendum 1 (1972)
  5. Florida Everglades Sugar Production Levy, Amendment 4 (1996)
  6. Florida Everglades Trust Fund, Amendment 6 (1996)
  7. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Amendment 3 (1942)
  8. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Amendment 3 (1960)
  9. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Amendment 4 (1974)
  10. Florida Natural Resources Conservation and Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Amendment 5 (1998)
  11. Florida Pollution Control Bonds, Amendment 4 (1970)
  12. Florida Recreation and Conservation Bonds, Amendment 3 (1963)
  13. Florida Responsibility for Paying Costs for Water Pollution, Amendment 5 (1996)
  14. Florida Sale of Submerged Lands, Amendment 5 (1970)
  15. Florida Salt Water Fish and Products Conservation, Amendment 5 (1942)
  16. Florida Water and Land Conservation Initiative, Amendment 1 (2014)

Illinois

  1. Illinois Anti-Pollution Amendment (1970)

Louisiana

  1. Louisiana Artificial Reef Development Fund Protection, Amendment 8 (2014)
  2. Louisiana Coastal Restoration Fund, Ballot Measure 2 (Oct 2003)
  3. Louisiana Programs to Assist Farmers, Amendment 10 (2002)
  4. Louisiana Wetlands Conservation and Restoration Fund, Amendment 1 (September 2006)
  5. Louisiana Wetlands Conservation and Restoration Fund, Ballot Measure 1 (Oct 2003)

Maine

  1. Maine Agriculture, Environment and Water Projects, Question 3 (2005)
  2. Maine Allagash Waterway Development, Referendum Question No. 2 (1966)
  3. Maine Auto Excise Tax Repeal, Question 2 (2009)
  4. Maine Biomedical and Marine Research, Question 2 (2001)
  5. Maine Clean Water and Wetlands Bond Issue, Question 6 (2014)
  6. Maine Direct Democracy on Nuclear Waste Disposal and Storage, Low Level Radioactive Waste Siting Issue 1 (1985)
  7. Maine Energy Conservation Improvements, Referendum Question No. 2 (1980)
  8. Maine Energy Conservation Improvements, Referendum Question No. 3 (1979)
  9. Maine Energy Conservation Improvements, Referendum Question No. 3 (1981)
  10. Maine Energy Conservation Improvements, Referendum Question No. 5 (1977)
  11. Maine Hazardous Substance Sites, Question No. 4 (1990)
  12. Maine Hazardous Substance Sites, Solid Waste Landfills and Underground Oil Tanks, Question 3 (1988)
  13. Maine Hazardous Substances, Tire Stockpiles and Solid Waste Landfills Clean Up, Question 5 (1996)
  14. Maine Land, Water and Wildlife Habitat Conservation, Question 4 (2007)
  15. Maine Land Conservation and Waterfront Preservation, Question 3 (2010)
  16. Maine Land and Conservation Easement Purchases, Question 5 (2005)
  17. Maine Minimum Bottle Refund (1976)
  18. Maine Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Closures, Question 2 (1993)
  19. Maine Municipality Resource Conservation and Recovery Systems, Referendum Question No. 5 (1981)
  20. Maine Oil Pollution Removal, Referendum Question No. 3 (1970)
  21. Maine Oil Storage Tank Removal and Ground Water Restoration, Question 6 (1987)
  22. Maine Pollution Abatement Facilities, Referendum Question (1964)
  23. Maine Pollution Abatement Facilities, Referendum Question No. 1 (1977)
  24. Maine Pollution Abatement Facilities, Referendum Question No. 8 (1969)
  25. Maine Pollution Abatement and Hazardous Waste Clean Up, Bond Issue (1984)
  26. Maine Public Lands and Easements, Question 7 (1999)
  27. Maine Recycling and Solid Waste Landfill Clean Up and Closures, Question 6 (1991)
  28. Maine Recycling and Solid Waste Landfill Closures, Question 1 (1992)
  29. Maine Regional and Municipal Recycling, Question 4 (1989)
  30. Maine Repeal of Returnable Container Law, Returnable Container Question (1979)
  31. Maine Sewage Treatment Facilities Construction, Question 3 (1987)
  32. Maine Solid Waste Landfill and Hazardous Substances Cleanup and Water Pollution Control, Question 4 (1999)
  33. Maine Solid Waste Landfills Clean Up and Closures, Question 10 (1989)
  34. Maine Solid Waste Landfills Clean Up and Closures, Question 2 (1987)
  35. Maine Water, Hazardous Substances, Public Geographic Data and Fund Capitalizing, Question 2 (2002)
  36. Maine Water Pollution, Tire Stockpiles and Solid Waste Landfills Clean Up, Question 5 (2001)
  37. Maine Water Pollution Abatement Interest Repeal, Referendum Question No. 4 (1970)
  38. Maine Water Pollution Control Facilities, Tire Stockpiles and Drinking Water Supply, Question 2 (1997)
  39. Maine Water Pollution Control and Tire Stockpile Clean Up, Question 2 (1998)
  40. Maine Water Quality Improvement Facilities and Oil Contaminated Ground Water Restoration, Bond Issue 2 (1985)
  41. Maine Yankee Power Plant Operation with High-Level Nuclear Waste, Question 1 (1987)

Massachusetts

  1. Massachusetts Beverage Container Recycling Refund, Question 6 (1976)
  2. Massachusetts Bottle and Can Regulation, Question 4 (1982)
  3. Massachusetts Expansion of Bottle Deposits Initiative, Question 2 (2014)
  4. Massachusetts Identification of Hazardous Waste Sites, Question 4 (1986)
  5. Massachusetts Initiative to Limit Carbon Dioxide Emissions (2010)
  6. Massachusetts National Acid Rain Program, Question 8 (1986)
  7. Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Materials Tax Initiative, Question 4 (1992)
  8. Massachusetts Property Tax for Recreational and Open Land, Question 7 (1978)
  9. Massachusetts Recyclable Packaging Initiative, Question 3 (1992)
  10. Massachusetts Right to Clean Environment, Question 5 (1972)

Michigan

  1. Michigan Renewable Energy Amendment, Proposal 3 (2012)
  2. Michigan State Parks Fund Amendment, Proposal P (1994)

Minnesota

  1. Minnesota Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund, Amendment 1 (1988)
  2. Minnesota Expenditures to Prevent Forest Fires, Amendment 5 (1924)
  3. Minnesota Hunting and Fishing Heritage, Amendment 3 (1998)
  4. Minnesota Promoting Forestation and Reforestation, Amendment 2 (1926)
  5. Minnesota Promoting Forestation and Reforestation, Amendment 4 (1924)
  6. Minnesota Reforestation Tax, Amendment 5 (1910)
  7. Minnesota Sale of Swamp Lands, Amendment 5 (1881)
  8. Minnesota Sales Tax Increase, Amendment 1 (2008)
  9. Minnesota State Bounties for Reforestation, Amendment 10 (1914)
  10. Minnesota Tax Exemptions for Reforestation, Amendment 6 (1910)
  11. Minnesota Use of Lottery for Environmental Trust Fund, Amendment 1 (1990)
  12. Minnesota Use of Lottery for Environmental Trust Fund, Amendment 1 (1998)

Missouri

  1. Missouri Amendment A (2000)
  2. Missouri Clean Energy, Proposition C (2008)
  3. Missouri Conservation Commission, Issue 4 (1935)
  4. Missouri Conservation Revenue, Amendment 21 (1978)
  5. Missouri Conservation Revenue, Amendment 4 (1980)
  6. Missouri Conservation Sales Tax, Amendment 1 (1976)
  7. Missouri Conservation Tax, Amendment 1 (August 2006)
  8. Missouri Conservation Tax, Amendment 8 (1996)
  9. Missouri Measure 1 (1982)
  10. Missouri Natural Streams System, Proposition A (1990)
  11. Missouri Outdoor Advertising Restriction, Proposition A (2000)
  12. Missouri Repeal of the Wildlife and Forestry Code, Issue 5 (1940)

Montana

  1. Montana Disposal of Radioactive Waste, I-84 (1980)
  2. Montana Litter Control and Recycling, I-87 (1980)
  3. Montana Mining Discharge and Water Quality, I-122 (1996)
  4. Montana Noxious Weed Management, C-40 (2004)
  5. Montana Refundable Deposits on Beverage Containers, I-113 (1988)

Nevada

  1. Nevada Hazardous Operation Relocation for Property Tax Reduction, Question 6 (1994)
  2. Nevada Parks and Wildlife Bonds, Question 5 (1990)

New Jersey

  1. New Jersey Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation Funds, Question 1 (1998)
  2. New Jersey Open Space Bond Issue (2009)
  3. New Jersey Open Space Preservation Funding Amendment, Public Question No. 2 (2014)
  4. New Jersey Part of Corporate Business Tax Dedicated to Environmental Spending, Question 2 (1996)
  5. New Jersey Payments to Municipalities for Open Space Amendment (2014)
  6. New Jersey Property Tax Reduction for Open Space Amendment, SCR 37 (2014)
  7. New Jersey Question 2, Tax Revenue Dedicated to Air Pollution Control (2005)
  8. New Jersey Realty Transfer Fee Revenue for Shore Protection Amendment, ACR 28 (2014)
  9. New Jersey Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Participation Amendment (2014)
  10. New Jersey Sales and Use Tax for Open Space Preservation Funding Amendment (2014)
  11. New Jersey Water Consumption Tax for Open Space Preservation Funding Amendment, ACR 116 (2014)

New York

  1. New York Forest Preserve Power Line Proposal, Proposal 1 (2009)

North Dakota

  1. North Dakota Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment, Measure 5 (2014)
  2. North Dakota Coal Trust Fund Expenditures, Measure 1 (1994)
  3. North Dakota Hazardous Waste Facilities, Measure 6 (1996)
  4. North Dakota Taxable Status of Land Held for Conservation Purposes, Constitutional Measure 1 (2002)
  5. North Dakota Waste Facility Disposal Fees, Measure 7 (1992)

Ohio

  1. Ohio Clean Energy Projects Amendment (2013)
  2. Ohio Clean Ohio Fund Act, Issue 2 (2008)
  3. Ohio Issue 1, Bottle Deposit Initiative (1979)
  4. Ohio Issue 1, Environmental Bonds Act (2000)
  5. Ohio Issue 5, Toxic Substance Warning Initiative (1992)

Oklahoma

  1. Oklahoma Soil Conservation, State Question 170 (July 1932)
  2. Oklahoma State Question 683, Property Tax Exemption for Pollution Control (1998)
  3. Oklahoma Water and Soil Conservation, State Question 230 (July 1936)

Oregon

  1. Oregon Bonds for Pollution Control, Measure 2 (May 1990)
  2. Oregon Bonds for Pollution Control Projects, Measure 4 (May 1970)
  3. Oregon Bonds for Public Beaches, Measure 6 (1968)
  4. Oregon Deposits and Refunds on Beverage Containers, Measure 37 (1996)
  5. Oregon Expansion of Scenic Waterways System, Measure 7 (1988)
  6. Oregon Loans for Watershed Restoration, Measure 1 (May 1988)
  7. Oregon Lottery Funds for Natural Resources Amendment, Measure 76 (2010)
  8. Oregon Mandatory Recycling for Packaging, Measure 6 (1990)
  9. Oregon Preservation of the Deschutes River, Measure 5 (1928)
  10. Oregon Preservation of the McKenzie River, Measure 8 (1928)
  11. Oregon Preservation of the Rogue River, Measure 6 (1928)
  12. Oregon Preservation of the Umpqua River, Measure 7 (1928)
  13. Oregon Prohibition of Livestock in Polluted Waters, Measure 38 (1996)
  14. Oregon Scenic Waterways, Measure 9 (1970)
  15. Oregon Timber Restriction Measure 34 (2004)

Rhode Island

  1. Rhode Island Clean Water Finance Agency - Water Quality Management Bonds, Question 2 (2000)
  2. Rhode Island Environmental Management Bonds, Question 1 (2000)
  3. Rhode Island Heritage Harbor Museum Bonds, Question 5 (2000)
  4. Rhode Island Newport Environmental Management Bonds Question, Question 6 (2012)
  5. Rhode Island Question 3, Environmental Management Bonds (1998)
  6. Rhode Island Question 8, Environmental Management Bonds (2006)
  7. Rhode Island Question 8, Watershed Protection Bonds (2004)

South Dakota

  1. South Dakota Nuclear Waste Disposal, Initiative 1 (1984)
  2. South Dakota Special Assessment on River Drainage Lands (1922)
  3. South Dakota Surface Mining Reclamation, Initiative 1 (1988)

Texas

  1. Texas Proposition 2 (1993)
  2. Texas Proposition 6 (1999)

Utah

  1. Utah Radioactive Waste, Initiative 1 (2002)

Washington

  1. Washington Ban on Non-Refundable Beverage Containers, Initiative 256 (1970)
  2. Washington Beverage Container Deposit, Initiative 414 (1982)
  3. Washington Beverage Container Deposit, Initiative 61 (1979)
  4. Washington Dam Construction and Water Diversion, Initiative 25 (1960)
  5. Washington Energy Conservation, Initiative 937 (2006)
  6. Washington Hazardous Waste Clean-Up Tax, Initiatives 97 and 97B (1988)
  7. Washington Land Use Planning, Initiative 547 (1990)
  8. Washington License Plate Fee for Conservation, Referendum 33 (1973)
  9. Washington Litter Control Act, Initiatives 40 and 40B (1972)
  10. Washington Nuclear Waste Disposal, Referendum 40 (1986)
  11. Washington Public Waste Disposal Fund, Referendum Bill 39 (1980)
  12. Washington Radioactive Waste, Initiative 297 (2004)
  13. Washington Sales Tax Increase for Conservation, Initiative 90 (1986)
  14. Washington Shoreline Use and Development, Initiatives 43 and 43B (1972)

West Virginia

  1. West Virginia Amendment 2, License Plate Revenues Earmarked for Wildlife (1996)

Wisconsin

  1. Wisconsin Water Pollution Control Bonds, Question 4 (April 1969)

Wyoming

  1. Wyoming Permanent Mineral Trust, Amendment A (2006)

2014

  1. Alaska Bristol Bay Mining Ban, Ballot Measure 4 (2014)
  2. Florida Water and Land Conservation Initiative, Amendment 1 (2014)
  3. Louisiana Artificial Reef Development Fund Protection, Amendment 8 (2014)
  4. Maine Clean Water and Wetlands Bond Issue, Question 6 (2014)
  5. Massachusetts Expansion of Bottle Deposits Initiative, Question 2 (2014)
  6. New Jersey Open Space Preservation Funding Amendment, Public Question No. 2 (2014)
  7. North Dakota Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment, Measure 5 (2014)
  8. Rhode Island “Clean Water, Open Space and Healthy Communities” Bonds, Question 7 (2014)

2013

  1. Ohio Clean Energy Projects Amendment (2013)

2012

  1. Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust Amendment, Amendment 1 (2012)
  2. Alaska Coastal Management Question, Ballot Measure 2 (August 2012)
  3. Arizona Declaration of State Sovereignty Amendment, Proposition 120 (2012)
  4. Michigan Renewable Energy Amendment, Proposal 3 (2012)
  5. Rhode Island Newport Environmental Management Bonds Question, Question 6 (2012)

2010

  1. Alabama Colbert County Sewage Amendment (2010)
  2. Alabama Franklin County Sewage Amendment(2010)
  3. Alabama Lawrence County Landfill Amendment (2010)
  4. Alabama Lawrence County Sewage Amendment (2010)
  5. California Proposition 23, the Suspension of AB 32 (2010)
  6. Maine Land Conservation and Waterfront Preservation, Question 3 (2010)
  7. Massachusetts Initiative to Limit Carbon Dioxide Emissions (2010)
  8. Oregon Lottery Funds for Natural Resources Amendment, Measure 76 (2010)

2009

  1. Maine Auto Excise Tax Repeal, Question 2 (2009)
  2. New Jersey Open Space Bond Issue (2009)
  3. New York Forest Preserve Power Line Proposal, Proposal 1 (2009)

2008

  1. Alaska Clean Water, Measure 4 (August 2008)
  2. Arkansas Water Bond, Referred Question 1 (2008)
  3. California Proposition 10, Alternative Fuels Initiative (2008)
  4. California Proposition 7, Standards for Renewable Resource Portfolios (2008)
  5. Minnesota Sales Tax Increase, Amendment 1 (2008)
  6. Missouri Clean Energy, Proposition C (2008)
  7. Ohio Clean Ohio Fund Act, Issue 2 (2008)

2007

  1. Maine Land, Water and Wildlife Habitat Conservation, Question 4 (2007)

2006

  1. Louisiana Wetlands Conservation and Restoration Fund, Amendment 1 (September 2006)
  2. Missouri Conservation Tax, Amendment 1 (August 2006)
  3. Rhode Island Question 8, Environmental Management Bonds (2006)
  4. Washington Energy Conservation, Initiative 937 (2006)
  5. Wyoming Permanent Mineral Trust, Amendment A (2006)

2005

  1. Maine Agriculture, Environment and Water Projects, Question 3 (2005)
  2. Maine Land and Conservation Easement Purchases, Question 5 (2005)
  3. New Jersey Question 2, Tax Revenue Dedicated to Air Pollution Control (2005)

2004

  1. Colorado Renewable Energy Requirement, Initiative 37 (2004)
  2. Montana Noxious Weed Management, C-40 (2004)
  3. Oregon Timber Restriction Measure 34 (2004)
  4. Rhode Island Question 8, Watershed Protection Bonds (2004)
  5. Washington Radioactive Waste, Initiative 297 (2004)

2003

  1. Louisiana Coastal Restoration Fund, Ballot Measure 2 (Oct 2003)
  2. Louisiana Wetlands Conservation and Restoration Fund, Ballot Measure 1 (Oct 2003)

2002

  1. Arizona Exchange of Trust Lands, Proposition 101 (2002)
  2. Louisiana Programs to Assist Farmers, Amendment 10 (2002)
  3. Maine Water, Hazardous Substances, Public Geographic Data and Fund Capitalizing, Question 2 (2002)
  4. North Dakota Taxable Status of Land Held for Conservation Purposes, Constitutional Measure 1 (2002)
  5. Utah Radioactive Waste, Initiative 1 (2002)

2001

  1. Maine Biomedical and Marine Research, Question 2 (2001)
  2. Maine Water Pollution, Tire Stockpiles and Solid Waste Landfills Clean Up, Question 5 (2001)

2000

  1. California Proposition 37, Defining Fees as Taxes (2000)
  2. Missouri Outdoor Advertising Restriction, Proposition A (2000)
  3. Ohio Issue 1, Environmental Bonds Act (2000)
  4. Rhode Island Clean Water Finance Agency - Water Quality Management Bonds, Question 2 (2000)
  5. Rhode Island Environmental Management Bonds, Question 1 (2000)
  6. Rhode Island Heritage Harbor Museum Bonds, Question 5 (2000)

1999

  1. Maine Public Lands and Easements, Question 7 (1999)
  2. Maine Solid Waste Landfill and Hazardous Substances Cleanup and Water Pollution Control, Question 4 (1999)
  3. Texas Proposition 6 (1999)

1998

  1. Alaska Prohibition of Billboards, Measure 5 (1998)
  2. Arizona Funds for Open Space Land, Proposition 303 (1998)
  3. Arkansas Water, Waste, and Pollution Facilities Financing, Question 1 (1998)
  4. California Proposition 1, Tax Implications of Repairing Environmentally Contaminated Property (1998)
  5. California Proposition 7, Tax Credits for Emission Reductions (1998)
  6. Florida Natural Resources Conservation and Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Amendment 5 (1998)
  7. Maine Water Pollution Control and Tire Stockpile Clean Up, Question 2 (1998)
  8. Minnesota Hunting and Fishing Heritage, Amendment 3 (1998)
  9. Minnesota Use of Lottery for Environmental Trust Fund, Amendment 1 (1998)
  10. New Jersey Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation Funds, Question 1 (1998)
  11. Oklahoma State Question 683, Property Tax Exemption for Pollution Control (1998)
  12. Rhode Island Question 3, Environmental Management Bonds (1998)

1997

  1. Maine Water Pollution Control Facilities, Tire Stockpiles and Drinking Water Supply, Question 2 (1997)

1996

  1. Florida Everglades Sugar Production Levy, Amendment 4 (1996)
  2. Florida Everglades Trust Fund, Amendment 6 (1996)
  3. Florida Responsibility for Paying Costs for Water Pollution, Amendment 5 (1996)
  4. Maine Hazardous Substances, Tire Stockpiles and Solid Waste Landfills Clean Up, Question 5 (1996)
  5. Missouri Conservation Tax, Amendment 8 (1996)
  6. Montana Mining Discharge and Water Quality, I-122 (1996)
  7. New Jersey Part of Corporate Business Tax Dedicated to Environmental Spending, Question 2 (1996)
  8. North Dakota Hazardous Waste Facilities, Measure 6 (1996)
  9. Oregon Deposits and Refunds on Beverage Containers, Measure 37 (1996)
  10. Oregon Prohibition of Livestock in Polluted Waters, Measure 38 (1996)
  11. West Virginia Amendment 2, License Plate Revenues Earmarked for Wildlife (1996)

1994

  1. Michigan State Parks Fund Amendment, Proposal P (1994)
  2. Nevada Hazardous Operation Relocation for Property Tax Reduction, Question 6 (1994)
  3. North Dakota Coal Trust Fund Expenditures, Measure 1 (1994)

1993

  1. Maine Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Closures, Question 2 (1993)
  2. Texas Proposition 2 (1993)

1992

  1. Maine Recycling and Solid Waste Landfill Closures, Question 1 (1992)
  2. Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Materials Tax Initiative, Question 4 (1992)
  3. Massachusetts Recyclable Packaging Initiative, Question 3 (1992)
  4. North Dakota Waste Facility Disposal Fees, Measure 7 (1992)
  5. Ohio Issue 5, Toxic Substance Warning Initiative (1992)

1991

  1. Maine Recycling and Solid Waste Landfill Clean Up and Closures, Question 6 (1991)

1990

  1. Arizona Establishing Waste Reduction, Recycling and Management Plan, Proposition 202 (1990)
  2. Arizona State Parks Board, Game and Fish Commission, Proposition 200 (1990)
  3. California Proposition 128, Environmental Protection Act (1990)
  4. California Proposition 135, Regulation of Pesticides (1990)
  5. California Proposition 141, No Carcinogens Released Into Water Act (1990)
  6. Colorado "Great Outdoors Colorado", Initiative 8 (1992)
  7. Maine Hazardous Substance Sites, Question No. 4 (1990)
  8. Minnesota Use of Lottery for Environmental Trust Fund, Amendment 1 (1990)
  9. Missouri Natural Streams System, Proposition A (1990)
  10. Nevada Parks and Wildlife Bonds, Question 5 (1990)
  11. Oregon Bonds for Pollution Control, Measure 2 (May 1990)
  12. Oregon Mandatory Recycling for Packaging, Measure 6 (1990)
  13. Washington Land Use Planning, Initiative 547 (1990)

1989

  1. Maine Regional and Municipal Recycling, Question 4 (1989)
  2. Maine Solid Waste Landfills Clean Up and Closures, Question 10 (1989)

1988

  1. Arkansas Waste Disposal and Pollution Abatement Facility Bonds, Referred Question Act 686 (1988)
  2. Florida Assessment of High Water Recharge Lands, Amendment 3 (1988)
  3. Maine Hazardous Substance Sites, Solid Waste Landfills and Underground Oil Tanks, Question 3 (1988)
  4. Minnesota Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund, Amendment 1 (1988)
  5. Montana Refundable Deposits on Beverage Containers, I-113 (1988)
  6. Oregon Expansion of Scenic Waterways System, Measure 7 (1988)
  7. Oregon Loans for Watershed Restoration, Measure 1 (May 1988)
  8. South Dakota Surface Mining Reclamation, Initiative 1 (1988)
  9. Washington Hazardous Waste Clean-Up Tax, Initiatives 97 and 97B (1988)

1987

  1. Maine Oil Storage Tank Removal and Ground Water Restoration, Question 6 (1987)
  2. Maine Sewage Treatment Facilities Construction, Question 3 (1987)
  3. Maine Solid Waste Landfills Clean Up and Closures, Question 2 (1987)
  4. Maine Yankee Power Plant Operation with High-Level Nuclear Waste, Question 1 (1987)

1986

  1. California Proposition 65, Restriction on Toxic Discharges Into Drinking Water (1986)
  2. Massachusetts Identification of Hazardous Waste Sites, Question 4 (1986)
  3. Massachusetts National Acid Rain Program, Question 8 (1986)
  4. Washington Nuclear Waste Disposal, Referendum 40 (1986)
  5. Washington Sales Tax Increase for Conservation, Initiative 90 (1986)

1985

  1. Maine Direct Democracy on Nuclear Waste Disposal and Storage, Low Level Radioactive Waste Siting Issue 1 (1985)
  2. Maine Water Quality Improvement Facilities and Oil Contaminated Ground Water Restoration, Bond Issue 2 (1985)

1984

  1. California Proposition 19, Bonds for Fish and Wildlife Habitat (1984)
  2. Maine Pollution Abatement and Hazardous Waste Clean Up, Bond Issue (1984)
  3. South Dakota Nuclear Waste Disposal, Initiative 1 (1984)

1982

  1. Arizona Beverage Container Recycling Statute, Proposition 200 (1982)
  2. Arkansas Water Resource Development Bonds, Referred Question Act 496 of 1981 (1982)
  3. Colorado Beverage Containers Refund Initiative (1982)
  4. Massachusetts Bottle and Can Regulation, Question 4 (1982)
  5. Washington Beverage Container Deposit, Initiative 414 (1982)

1981

  1. Maine Energy Conservation Improvements, Referendum Question No. 3 (1981)
  2. Maine Municipality Resource Conservation and Recovery Systems, Referendum Question No. 5 (1981)

1980

  1. Arkansas Referred Question Act 535 (1983)
  2. Maine Energy Conservation Improvements, Referendum Question No. 2 (1980)
  3. Missouri Conservation Revenue, Amendment 4 (1980)
  4. Montana Disposal of Radioactive Waste, I-84 (1980)
  5. Montana Litter Control and Recycling, I-87 (1980)
  6. Washington Public Waste Disposal Fund, Referendum Bill 39 (1980)

1979

  1. Maine Energy Conservation Improvements, Referendum Question No. 3 (1979)
  2. Maine Repeal of Returnable Container Law, Returnable Container Question (1979)
  3. Ohio Issue 1, Bottle Deposit Initiative (1979)
  4. Washington Beverage Container Deposit, Initiative 61 (1979)

1978

  1. Alaska Bottle Deposit Initiative (1978)
  2. Massachusetts Property Tax for Recreational and Open Land, Question 7 (1978)
  3. Missouri Conservation Revenue, Amendment 21 (1978)

1977

  1. Maine Energy Conservation Improvements, Referendum Question No. 5 (1977)
  2. Maine Pollution Abatement Facilities, Referendum Question No. 1 (1977)

1976

  1. Colorado Deposit Refund for Beverage Containers, Measure 8 (1976)
  2. Maine Minimum Bottle Refund (1976)
  3. Massachusetts Beverage Container Recycling Refund, Question 6 (1976)
  4. Missouri Conservation Sales Tax, Amendment 1 (1976)

1974

  1. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Amendment 4 (1974)

1973

  1. Washington License Plate Fee for Conservation, Referendum 33 (1973)

1972

  1. California Proposition 3, Bonds for Pollution Control Facilities (1972)
  2. California Proposition 8, Property Tax Exemptions for Pollution Control Upgrades (1972)
  3. Florida Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Bonds, Amendment 2 (1972)
  4. Florida Endangered Lands and Parks Bonds, Referendum 1 (1972)
  5. Massachusetts Right to Clean Environment, Question 5 (1972)
  6. Washington Litter Control Act, Initiatives 40 and 40B (1972)
  7. Washington Shoreline Use and Development, Initiatives 43 and 43B (1972)

1970

  1. California Proposition 18, Gas Tax and License Fee Revenues Used for Pollution Control (1970)
  2. Florida Pollution Control Bonds, Amendment 4 (1970)
  3. Florida Sale of Submerged Lands, Amendment 5 (1970)
  4. Illinois Anti-Pollution Amendment (1970)
  5. Maine Oil Pollution Removal, Referendum Question No. 3 (1970)
  6. Maine Water Pollution Abatement Interest Repeal, Referendum Question No. 4 (1970)
  7. Oregon Bonds for Pollution Control Projects, Measure 4 (May 1970)
  8. Oregon Scenic Waterways, Measure 9 (1970)
  9. Washington Ban on Non-Refundable Beverage Containers, Initiative 256 (1970)

1969

  1. Maine Pollution Abatement Facilities, Referendum Question No. 8 (1969)
  2. Wisconsin Water Pollution Control Bonds, Question 4 (April 1969)

1968

  1. Oregon Bonds for Public Beaches, Measure 6 (1968)

1966

  1. Maine Allagash Waterway Development, Referendum Question No. 2 (1966)

1964

  1. Maine Pollution Abatement Facilities, Referendum Question (1964)

1963

  1. Florida Recreation and Conservation Bonds, Amendment 3 (1963)

1960

  1. Colorado Wildlife Commission and Department, Measure 3 (1960)
  2. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Amendment 3 (1960)
  3. Washington Dam Construction and Water Diversion, Initiative 25 (1960)

1942

  1. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Amendment 3 (1942)
  2. Florida Salt Water Fish and Products Conservation, Amendment 5 (1942)

1940

  1. Colorado Game and Fish Commission, Measure 3 (1940)
  2. Missouri Repeal of the Wildlife and Forestry Code, Issue 5 (1940)

1936

  1. Missouri Conservation Commission, Issue 4 (1935)
  2. Oklahoma Water and Soil Conservation, State Question 230 (July 1936)

1932

  1. Oklahoma Soil Conservation, State Question 170 (July 1932)

1928

  1. Oregon Preservation of the Deschutes River, Measure 5 (1928)
  2. Oregon Preservation of the McKenzie River, Measure 8 (1928)
  3. Oregon Preservation of the Rogue River, Measure 6 (1928)
  4. Oregon Preservation of the Umpqua River, Measure 7 (1928)

1926

  1. Minnesota Promoting Forestation and Reforestation, Amendment 2 (1926)

1924

  1. Minnesota Expenditures to Prevent Forest Fires, Amendment 5 (1924)
  2. Minnesota Promoting Forestation and Reforestation, Amendment 4 (1924)

1922

  1. South Dakota Special Assessment on River Drainage Lands (1922)

1920

  1. Arizona State Conservation Commission, Proposition 6 (1920)

1914

  1. Minnesota State Bounties for Reforestation, Amendment 10 (1914)

1910

  1. Minnesota Reforestation Tax, Amendment 5 (1910)
  2. Minnesota Tax Exemptions for Reforestation, Amendment 6 (1910)

1906

  1. Florida Drainage, Amendment 1 (1906)

Before 1900

  1. Minnesota Sale of Swamp Lands, Amendment 5 (1881)

Did not make ballot

  1. Alaska Set Net Ban Initiative (2014)
  2. Arizona Proposition 103 (2008)
  3. Arizona State Park Fee (2010)
  4. California Environmental Impact Report Lawsuit Limitations Act (2010)
  5. California Initiative to Eliminate Environmental Protection Laws and Agencies (2012)
  6. California McCauley-Rosen Wealth Tax Initiative (2010)
  7. California Nuclear Energy Regulations (2008)
  8. California Pollution Producers To Pay for Pollution Mitigation (2012)
  9. California Safe Drinking Water Act (2008)
  10. Colorado Carbon Dioxide Emissions Act (2008)
  11. Colorado Carbon Tax Initiative (2008)
  12. Colorado Environmental Rights Amendment (2014)
  13. Colorado New Housing Water Use (2010)
  14. Colorado Private Property Water Access Amendment (2010)
  15. Colorado Public Trust Resources Amendment (2014)
  16. Colorado Renewable Energy Exemption Initiative (2010)
  17. Colorado Use of Streams Amendment (2010)
  18. Colorado Water Law Amendment (2012)
  19. Florida Billboard Amendment (2012)
  20. Florida Referendum for Land Use (2008)
  21. Idaho State Lands Amendments (2010)
  22. Maine Groundwater Extraction Initiative (2008)
  23. Maine Groundwater Extraction Initiative (2009)
  24. Maine Wildlife Agency Funding Amendment (2011)
  25. Massachusetts Biodiversity in DCR Forest Lands Initiative (2010)
  26. Massachusetts Recyclable Bottle Deposit Expansion (2012)
  27. Michigan Fracking Ban Amendment (2012)
  28. Michigan Mining Restriction Measure (2012)
  29. Missouri Renewable Energy Initiative (2012)
  30. Montana Irrigation Ditches Amendment (2010)
  31. New Jersey Payments to Municipalities for Open Space Amendment (2014)
  32. New Jersey Property Tax Reduction for Open Space Amendment, SCR 37 (2014)
  33. New Jersey Realty Transfer Fee Revenue for Shore Protection Amendment, ACR 28 (2014)
  34. New Jersey Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Participation Amendment (2014)
  35. New Jersey Sales and Use Tax for Open Space Preservation Funding Amendment (2014)
  36. New Jersey Water Consumption Tax for Open Space Preservation Funding Amendment, ACR 116 (2014)
  37. New York Bonds for Environmental Infrastructure Act (2014)
  38. North Dakota Construction and Placement of a Pipeline Petition (2008)
  39. Ohio Bottle Bill Initiative (2014)
  40. Oregon Forest Practices Amendment (2010)
  41. Save our Florida Initiative (2008)
  42. Washington Five Cent Bottle Bill, Initiative 1353 (2014)
  43. Washington Nontoxic Greenhouse Gas Regulation (2010)
  44. Washington Tax on Carbon Initiative (2014)

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