Environmental Ballot Measures

Six environmental ballot measures are attracting massive cash

                                  
StateBallot MeasureMeasure PurposeContributions in SupportContributions in Opposition
AlaskaBallot Measure 1Instates a new permitting process to more strictly regulate development that impacts salmon habitat$1.5 million$11.4 million
ArizonaProp. 127Mandates the state get half of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030$19.3 million$22.6 million
ColoradoProp. 112Increases distance oil and gas wells must be set back from homes, schools, waterways and other areas$1.3 million$40.3 million
MontanaI-186Instructs regulators to deny new permit applications for hardrock mines that could produce never-ending water pollution$1.4 million$5.2 million
NevadaQuestion 6Mandates the state get half of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030$6.4 million$0
WashingtonI-1631Creates a per-ton carbon fee$14.8 million$28.2 million

Sources: State campaign finance reports filed as of Oct. 26, 2018. Totals are from official committees supporting or opposing the measures.