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S.J.Res. 26 - A Joint Resolution Disapproving a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to the Endangerment Finding and the Cause or Contribute Findings for Greenhouse Gases Under Section 202(A) of the Clean Air Act.

Environmental protection. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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A joint resolution disapproving a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the endangerment finding and the cause or contribute findings for greenhouse gases under section 202(a) of the Clean Air Act. (by CRS) 
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A Joint Resolution Disapproving a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to the Endangerment Finding and the Cause or Contribute Findings for Greenhouse Gases Under Section 202(A) of the Clean Air Act.

S.J.Res. 26 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A joint resolution disapproving a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the endangerment finding and the cause or contribute findings for greenhouse gases under section 202(a) of the Clean Air Act. (by CRS)
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A joint resolution disapproving a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the endangerment finding and the cause or contribute findings for greenhouse gases under section 202(a) of the Clean Air Act.
Other Titles
    Sponsor
    Lisa Murkowski
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Environmental protection
    • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
    • Air quality
    • Climate change
    • Congressional oversight
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • Environmental regulatory procedures
    • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced1/21/2010
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Proceed (Motion to Proceed to S.J. Res. 26)6/10/2010This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
    47 voted YES 53 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced1/21/2010
    1/21/2010Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
    6/07/2010Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works discharged pursuant to chapter 8, title 5, U.S.C.
    Put on a legislative calendar6/07/2010Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 418.
    6/10/2010Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    select this voteVote6/10/2010On the Motion to Proceed (Motion to Proceed to S.J. Res. 26)
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    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    28 Organizations Supported and 4 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    A Joint Resolution Disapproving a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to the Endangerment Finding and the Cause or Contribute Findings for Greenhouse Gases Under Section 202(A) of the Clean Air Act.

    28 organizations supported this bill

    American Coke and Coal Chemicals Institute
    ACCCI (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    American Farm Bureau Federation
    Grondine, Tracy Taylor and Mace Thornton (n.d.). AFBF: Lincoln’s Support Key to Reining in Regulations. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from The Voice of Agriculture.
    American Health Care Association
    AHCA (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 8, 2010, from NPRA.
    American Iron and Steel Institute
    AISI (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    American Petroleum Institute
    Cathy Landry (n.d.). API Expresses Disappointment with Senate's Defeat of the Murkowski Resolution. Retrieved October 22, 2014, from API.
    American Public Power Association
    Climate Progress (2010, February 26). Dirty Air Act Roundup. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from Climate Progress.
    Americans for Prosperity
    Phillips, Tim (n.d.). Murkowski Resolution (SJ Res 26) to be Voted on Thursday. Please take action today.. Retrieved June 8, 2010, from Resist Net.
    Associated General Contractors of America
    AGC (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    Center for North American Energy Security
    CNAES (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    Corn Refiners Association
    ACCCI (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    Industrial Energy Consumers of America
    ACCCI (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    Industrial Minerals Association - North America
    ACCCI (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    International Warehouse Logistics Association
    IWLA (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    Metals Service Center Institute
    ACCCI (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    NACS
    NACS (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    National Association of Manufacturers
    NAM (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    National Automobile Dealers Association
    Blanco, Sebastian (2010, March 2). NADA supports Senator Murkowski's effort to block the EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from Auto Blog Green.
    National Cattlemen's Beef Association
    NCBA (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    National Cotton Council
    National Cotton Council of America (2010, June 9). NCC urges Senate to vote for S. J. Res. 26. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from fibre2fashion.
    National Federation of Independent Business
    Eckerly, Susan (n.d.). Letter in support of S.J. Res 26, the Murkowski EPA disapproval resolution . Retrieved June 8, 2010, from NFIB.
    National Mining Association
    NMA (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    National Petrochemical & Refiners Association
    NPRA (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    National Taxpayers Union
    Moylan, Andrew (2010, June 9). Vote YES on S.J. Res. 26. Retrieved June 10, 2010, from National Taxpayers Union.
    Natural Gas Supply Association
    ACCCI (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    Portland Cement Association
    PCA (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America
    ACCCI (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Josten, Bruce R. (2010, June 8). Letter Supporting S.J. Res. 26, the Bipartisan Congressional Review Act Resolution of Disapproval. Retrieved June 8, 2010, from US Chamber.
    U.S. Oil & Gas Association
    ACCCI (2010, June 8). Letter to Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NPRA.

    4 organizations opposed this bill

    Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
    Snyder, Jim (2010, March 17). Auto alliance opposes Murkowski on EPA greenhouse gas regs. The Hill. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/677-e2-wire/87429-auto-alliance-opposes-murkowski-on-epa-greenhouse-gas-regs.
    American Lung Association
    Connor, Charles D. (2010, January 26). Letter Opposing SJ Res 26. Retrieved June 8, 2010, from American Lung Association.
    League of Women Voters
    LWV (n.d.). ACTION ALERT: Tell Your Senators to Defend the Clean Air Act. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from LWV.
    Natural Resources Defense Council
    NRDC (n.d.). Tell your senators to oppose Sen. Murkowski's attack on the Clean Air Act. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from NRDC.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$24,050$8,510
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$362,250$64,961
    John BarrassoRWY$306,702$9,800
    Max BaucusDMT$628,790$83,800
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$254,494$15,500
    Mark BegichDAK$50,670$79,449
    Michael F. BennetDCO$243,821$174,511
    Bob BennettRUT$227,047$1,000
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$253,514$16,401
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$67,245$7,500
    Barbara BoxerDCA$214,445$1,595,218
    Sherrod BrownDOH$197,225$232,101
    Sam BrownbackRKS$11,200$1,500
    Jim BunningRKY$43,085$0
    Richard BurrRNC$542,368$55,900
    Roland BurrisDIL$500$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$74,447$32,500
    Maria CantwellDWA$95,100$228,393
    Ben CardinDMD$223,798$223,194
    Tom CarperDDE$243,565$30,920
    Bob CaseyDPA$219,237$403,977
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$889,428$51,700
    Tom CoburnROK$161,650$5,000
    William Thad CochranRMS$130,950$8,800
    Susan M. CollinsRME$336,881$109,804
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$225,553$25,500
    Bob CorkerRTN$731,943$132,760
    John CornynRTX$1,215,896$88,200
    Mike CrapoRID$203,300$13,050
    Jim DeMintRSC$267,022$42,950
    Chris DoddDCT$128,725$18,700
    Byron DorganDND$384,335$18,800
    Dick DurbinDIL$266,000$52,210
    John EnsignRNV$191,840$12,200
    Mike EnziRWY$181,515$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$75,990$129,355
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$114,914$44,683
    Al FrankenDMN$66,360$155,561
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$192,150$969,320
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$293,124$31,726
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$326,028$36,300
    Judd GreggRNH$5,300$500
    Kay R. HaganDNC$84,500$680,595
    Tom HarkinDIA$160,512$45,615
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$337,300$38,901
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$545,379$28,483
    Jim InhofeROK$601,049$24,650
    Dan InouyeDHI$73,450$35,800
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$458,100$25,400
    Mike JohannsRNE$238,985$8,750
    Tim JohnsonDSD$165,032$23,050
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    John F. KerryDMA$87,350$86,294
    Paul KirkDMA$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$185,400$926,129
    Herb KohlDWI$0$40
    Jon KylRAZ$579,898$55,850
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$420,460$181,443
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$104,314$29,553
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$15,500$32,350
    Carl LevinDMI$116,350$158,794
    Joe LiebermanICT$512,469$93,050
    Blanche LincolnDAR$964,859$37,316
    Dick LugarRIN$152,272$12,200
    John McCainRAZ$280,555$16,800
    Claire McCaskillDMO$154,432$4,001,984
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$967,197$89,700
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$243,600$92,650
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$44,025$100,358
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$95,750$121,108
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$401,727$17,350
    Patty MurrayDWA$183,076$567,151
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$396,330$24,950
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$267,820$123,445
    Mark L. PryorDAR$335,915$30,750
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$44,850$8,460
    Harry ReidDNV$497,945$250,289
    Jim RischRID$190,949$5,800
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$381,593$13,800
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$227,100$56,450
    Bernie SandersIVT$9,900$39,050
    Chuck SchumerDNY$199,140$60,925
    Jeff SessionsRAL$333,331$15,950
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$74,250$1,057,642
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$181,500$18,550
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$169,063$102,422
    Arlen SpecterDPA$554,683$48,450
    Debbie StabenowDMI$257,181$835,047
    Jon TesterDMT$94,510$118,477
    John ThuneRSD$411,002$27,840
    Mark UdallDCO$244,000$337,415
    Tom UdallDNM$164,259$156,398
    David VitterRLA$526,200$34,125
    George VoinovichROH$311,739$21,550
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$239,385$57,933
    Jim WebbDVA$67,206$207,822
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$43,450$210,010
    Roger F. WickerRMS$482,150$18,350
    Ron WydenDOR$301,500$32,850

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$24,050$8,510
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$362,250$64,961
    John BarrassoRWY$306,702$9,800
    Max BaucusDMT$628,790$83,800
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$254,494$15,500
    Mark BegichDAK$50,670$79,449
    Michael F. BennetDCO$243,821$174,511
    Bob BennettRUT$227,047$1,000
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$253,514$16,401
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$67,245$7,500
    Barbara BoxerDCA$214,445$1,595,218
    Sherrod BrownDOH$197,225$232,101
    Sam BrownbackRKS$11,200$1,500
    Jim BunningRKY$43,085$0
    Richard BurrRNC$542,368$55,900
    Roland BurrisDIL$500$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$74,447$32,500
    Maria CantwellDWA$95,100$228,393
    Ben CardinDMD$223,798$223,194
    Tom CarperDDE$243,565$30,920
    Bob CaseyDPA$219,237$403,977
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$889,428$51,700
    Tom CoburnROK$161,650$5,000
    William Thad CochranRMS$130,950$8,800
    Susan M. CollinsRME$336,881$109,804
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$225,553$25,500
    Bob CorkerRTN$731,943$132,760
    John CornynRTX$1,215,896$88,200
    Mike CrapoRID$203,300$13,050
    Jim DeMintRSC$267,022$42,950
    Chris DoddDCT$128,725$18,700
    Byron DorganDND$384,335$18,800
    Dick DurbinDIL$266,000$52,210
    John EnsignRNV$191,840$12,200
    Mike EnziRWY$181,515$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$75,990$129,355
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$114,914$44,683
    Al FrankenDMN$66,360$155,561
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$192,150$969,320
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$293,124$31,726
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$326,028$36,300
    Judd GreggRNH$5,300$500
    Kay R. HaganDNC$84,500$680,595
    Tom HarkinDIA$160,512$45,615
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$337,300$38,901
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$545,379$28,483
    Jim InhofeROK$601,049$24,650
    Dan InouyeDHI$73,450$35,800
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$458,100$25,400
    Mike JohannsRNE$238,985$8,750
    Tim JohnsonDSD$165,032$23,050
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    John F. KerryDMA$87,350$86,294
    Paul KirkDMA$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$185,400$926,129
    Herb KohlDWI$0$40
    Jon KylRAZ$579,898$55,850
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$420,460$181,443
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$104,314$29,553
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$15,500$32,350
    Carl LevinDMI$116,350$158,794
    Joe LiebermanICT$512,469$93,050
    Blanche LincolnDAR$964,859$37,316
    Dick LugarRIN$152,272$12,200
    John McCainRAZ$280,555$16,800
    Claire McCaskillDMO$154,432$4,001,984
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$967,197$89,700
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$243,600$92,650
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$44,025$100,358
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$95,750$121,108
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$401,727$17,350
    Patty MurrayDWA$183,076$567,151
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$396,330$24,950
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$267,820$123,445
    Mark L. PryorDAR$335,915$30,750
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$44,850$8,460
    Harry ReidDNV$497,945$250,289
    Jim RischRID$190,949$5,800
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$381,593$13,800
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$227,100$56,450
    Bernie SandersIVT$9,900$39,050
    Chuck SchumerDNY$199,140$60,925
    Jeff SessionsRAL$333,331$15,950
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$74,250$1,057,642
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$181,500$18,550
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$169,063$102,422
    Arlen SpecterDPA$554,683$48,450
    Debbie StabenowDMI$257,181$835,047
    Jon TesterDMT$94,510$118,477
    John ThuneRSD$411,002$27,840
    Mark UdallDCO$244,000$337,415
    Tom UdallDNM$164,259$156,398
    David VitterRLA$526,200$34,125
    George VoinovichROH$311,739$21,550
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$239,385$57,933
    Jim WebbDVA$67,206$207,822
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$43,450$210,010
    Roger F. WickerRMS$482,150$18,350
    Ron WydenDOR$301,500$32,850

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Electric Power utilities$3,702,052
    Chemicals$2,744,831
    Nursing homes$2,423,837
    Auto dealers, new & used$2,145,097
    Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$1,962,243
    Department, variety & convenience stores$1,700,357
    Livestock$1,689,140
    Petroleum refining & marketing$1,588,397
    Oil & Gas$1,533,711
    Natural Gas transmission & distribution$1,424,551
    Steel$1,067,822
    Gasoline service stations$753,890
    Cotton$527,412
    Mining$499,200
    Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$421,592
    Manufacturing$288,739
    Builders associations$267,875
    Small business associations$263,612
    Heavy industrial manufacturing$260,200
    Chambers of commerce$217,024
    Warehousing$134,000
    Non-metallic mining$97,550
    Energy, Natural Resources and Environment$59,350
    Fiscal & tax policy$52,300
    Farm bureaus$28,167

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Women's issues$11,167,133
    Environmental policy$2,994,853
    Health, Education & Human Resources$1,550,453
    Auto manufacturers$945,929
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