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S. 1087 - Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011

Public lands and natural resources. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to release wilderness study areas administered by the Bureau of Land Management that are not suitable for wilderness designation from continued management as de facto wilderness areas and to release inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System that are not recommended for wilderness designation from the land use restrictions of the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Final Rule… More
A bill to release wilderness study areas administered by the Bureau of Land Management that are not suitable for wilderness designation from continued management as de facto wilderness areas and to release inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System that are not recommended for wilderness designation from the land use restrictions of the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Final Rule and the 2005 State Petitions for Inventoried Roadless Area Management Final Rule, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
 
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Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011

S. 1087 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to release wilderness study areas administered by the Bureau of Land Management that are not suitable for wilderness designation from continued management as de facto wilderness areas and to release inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System that are not recommended for wilderness designation from the land use restrictions of the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Final Rule and the 2005 State Petitions for Inventoried Roadless Area Management Final Rule, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to release wilderness study areas administered by the Bureau of Land Management that are not suitable for wilderness designation from continued management as de facto wilderness areas and to release inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System that are not recommended for wilderness designation from the land use restrictions of the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Final Rule and the 2005 State Petitions for Inventoried Roadless Area Management Final Rule, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011
Sponsor
John Barrasso
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Public lands and natural resources
  • Forests, forestry, trees
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Land use and conservation
  • Roads and highways
  • Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/26/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/26/2011
5/26/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

128% more
$121,350
$1,999,422
$1,862,809
$2,088,481
$3,566,412
$1,102,098
$0
$249,603
$711,877
$11,702,052
$890,474
$240,365
$728,963
$1,524,633
$776,386
$251,400
$1,000
$345,269
$381,868
$5,140,358
19 Organizations Supported and 122 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011

19 organizations supported this bill

American Council of Snowmobile Associations
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.
American Lands Access Association
ALAA (2011). Current National Land Use and Legislative Actions Affecting Rockhounding on Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from American Lands.
American Loggers Council
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.
Americans for Responsible Recreational Access
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.
California Cattlemen's Association
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.
California Forestry Association
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.
California Independent Petroleum Association
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.
Independent Oil Producers Agency
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.
Motorcycle Industry Council
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.
National Association of Conservation Districts
Shively, Bethany (2011, May 26). NACD SUPPORTS LOCALLY-LED, MULTIPLE-USE APPROACH TO PUBLIC-LANDS MANAGEMENT . Retrieved July 19, 2011, from NACD.
National Cattlemen's Beef Association
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.
National Rifle Association
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.
Off-Road Business Association
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.
Public Lands Council
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.
Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.
Specialty Equipment Market Association
SEMA (2011, August 5). Hearing Held on SEMA-Supported Legislation to Open Lands without “Wilderness” Characteristics. Retrieved August 16, 2011, from SEMA.
Specialty Vehicle Institute of America
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.
Stewards of the Sequoia
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.
United Four Wheel Drive Associations
McCarthy, Rep. Kevin with Rep. Rob Bishop & Steve Pearce (2011, March 29). Support Access to Public Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from ARRA.

122 organizations opposed this bill

Alaska Wilderness League
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from The Wilderness Society.
All Terrain
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from The Wilderness Society.
Amargosa Conservancy
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from The Wilderness Society.
American Rivers
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from The Wilderness Society.
Arizona Wilderness Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from The Wilderness Society.
Badlands Conservation Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Berkshire – Litchfield Environmental Council
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Black Diamond Equipment Ltd.
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Burnham Park Association
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
California Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Californians for Western Wilderness
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
CamelBak Products
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Center for Biological Diversity
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Cherokee Forest Voices
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Citizens Organizing for Resources and Environment
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Colorado Environmental Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Colorado Mountain Club
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Confluence Water Sports
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Conservation Alliance
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Conservation Lands Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Conservation Northwest
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Deckers Outdoor Corporation
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Defenders of Wildlife
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Desert Protective Council
Clarke, Chris (2011, June 30). Save California Wilderness: Oppose HR 1581 and S 1087. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from Desert Protective Council.
Earthjustice
Turner, Tom (2011, April 12). Republicans Mount A New Assault On Wild Lands. Retrieved July 19, 2011, from unEARTHED, the Earthjustice Blog.
Eastern Mountain Sports
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Environment America
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Environment California
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Environmental Defenders of McHenry County
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Environmental Protection Information Center
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Georgia Conservancy
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
GoLite
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Grand Canyon Wildlands Council
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Great Old Broads for Wilderness
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Greater Yellowstone Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Green Environmental Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Hells Canyon Preservation Council
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Horny Toad / NAU
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Hudson Highlands Land Trust
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Idaho Conservation League
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Idaho Rivers United
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
KEEN, Inc.
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Kelty, Inc
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Kettle Range Conservation Group
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Klamath Forest Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Klamath Siskiyou Wildlands Center
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Lands Council
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
League of Conservation Voters
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Los Padres ForestWatch
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Lost Coast Interpretive Association
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Lower Columbia Canoe Club
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Loxahatchee River Historical Society
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Mesilla Valley Audubon Society
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Montana Wilderness Association
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Mountain Gear
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Mountain Hardwear
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Musconetcong Mountain Conservancy
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Nantahala Outdoor Center
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
National Parks Conservation Association
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Natural Resources Defense Council
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Nature Abounds
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Nevada Wilderness Project
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
New Jersey Highlands Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
New Mexico Audubon Society
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
North Carolina Coastal Land Trust
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
North Cascades Conservation Council
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
North Country Conservancy
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Oblong Land Conservancy
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Ohio Environmental Council
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Olympic Forest Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Olympic Park Associates
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Orange County Land Trust
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Oregon Natural Desert Association
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Oregon Wild
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Osprey Packs
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
outdoor DIVAS
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Outdoor Industry Association
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Patagonia
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Pennsylvania Council of Churches
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Pew Campaign for America's Wilderness
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Polartec
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
REI
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Republicans for Environmental Protection
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Rutabaga Paddlesports
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
San Juan Citizens Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Sant Clarita Community Hiking Club
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Save Our Canyons
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
SCARPA North America
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Scv Green
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Sequoia Riverlands Trust
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Sierra Designs
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Sierra Nevada Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Sierra Treks
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Sitka Conservation Society
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Sky Island Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Smoky Mountains Hiking Club
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Soda Mountains Wilderness Council
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Southern Appalachian Forest Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Southern Environmental Law Center
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance
Feinberg, Jackie (2011, July 21). Will your Rep. stand up for 60 million acres of wilderness?. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from SUWA.
Southwest Environmental Center
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Southwings
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
The Mountaineers
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Thule, Inc
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Timberland Company
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Tuleyome
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
VF Corporation
undersigned organizations (2011, May 19). Subject: Opposition to The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 (H.R. 1581). Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Outdoor Industry.
Virginia Wilderness Committee
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
West Virginia Environmental Council
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
West Virginia Highlands Conservancy
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
West Virginia Wilderness Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Western North Carolina Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Wild Virginia
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
WildEarth Guardians
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Wilderness Society
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Wildlands Network
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Wyoming Wilderness Association
Undersigned organizations (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$106,150$36,200
Kelly AyotteRNH$128,333$38,725
John BarrassoRWY$361,765$11,309
Max BaucusDMT$240,859$77,000
Mark BegichDAK$91,208$23,350
Michael F. BennetDCO$121,784$31,572
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$19,500$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$4,250$32,050
Roy BluntRMO$395,674$129,200
John BoozmanRAR$93,068$26,720
Barbara BoxerDCA$35,450$116,020
Scott P. BrownRMA$298,680$201,590
Sherrod BrownDOH$29,300$76,525
Richard BurrRNC$149,729$45,761
Maria CantwellDWA$49,566$68,066
Ben CardinDMD$18,500$25,733
Tom CarperDDE$19,120$7,300
Bob CaseyDPA$55,300$46,383
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$343,308$32,500
Daniel CoatsRIN$64,083$23,600
Tom CoburnROK$105,203$2,500
William Thad CochranRMS$74,153$4,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$84,900$78,949
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$30,600$1,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$10,750$19,800
Bob CorkerRTN$156,217$103,014
John CornynRTX$799,130$72,075
Mike CrapoRID$120,900$3,400
Jim DeMintRSC$108,055$15,950
Dick DurbinDIL$26,800$124,600
Mike EnziRWY$73,915$7,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$47,500$73,049
Al FrankenDMN$24,550$104,272
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$43,466$366,743
Lindsey GrahamRSC$126,920$34,376
Chuck GrassleyRIA$89,300$8,050
Kay R. HaganDNC$14,800$71,950
Tom HarkinDIA$48,232$61,950
Orrin G. HatchRUT$218,250$98,550
Dean HellerRNV$292,635$49,133
John HoevenRND$149,098$41,950
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$98,780$15,050
Jim InhofeROK$373,849$19,800
Dan InouyeDHI$23,900$25,600
Johnny IsaksonRGA$102,950$28,350
Mike JohannsRNE$103,935$13,400
Ron JohnsonRWI$105,950$43,800
Tim JohnsonDSD$67,600$5,050
John F. KerryDMA$5,650$7,675
Mark KirkRIL$158,310$159,450
Amy KlobucharDMN$80,916$83,883
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$10,800$2,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$245,250$36,915
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$19,000$46,600
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,700$19,400
Mike LeeRUT$41,700$22,050
Carl LevinDMI$34,550$44,400
Joe LiebermanICT$0$10,000
Dick LugarRIN$55,450$19,400
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$162,950$22,450
John McCainRAZ$93,375$48,050
Claire McCaskillDMO$32,450$93,854
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$519,350$114,350
Bob MenéndezDNJ$46,350$96,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$14,700$53,800
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$3,750$32,898
Jerry MoranRKS$257,500$15,050
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$185,117$10,150
Patty MurrayDWA$118,249$74,725
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$72,850$8,900
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$40,891$55,200
Rand PaulRKY$104,521$28,850
Rob PortmanROH$316,025$206,220
Mark L. PryorDAR$147,500$34,700
John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,400$25,300
Harry ReidDNV$103,900$164,140
Jim RischRID$137,000$30,750
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$255,248$15,750
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$42,900$22,650
Marco RubioRFL$229,331$76,105
Bernie SandersIVT$1,200$4,800
Chuck SchumerDNY$33,550$206,445
Jeff SessionsRAL$123,750$19,550
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$16,100$31,178
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$58,350$34,050
Olympia J. SnoweRME$25,900$32,140
Debbie StabenowDMI$159,255$34,750
Jon TesterDMT$128,649$50,625
John ThuneRSD$184,125$45,950
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$250,351$77,858
Mark UdallDCO$115,260$64,600
Tom UdallDNM$100,029$46,460
David VitterRLA$240,653$23,100
Mark R. WarnerDVA$37,400$76,233
Jim WebbDVA$1,850$-500
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$11,466$19,075
Roger F. WickerRMS$362,416$28,650
Ron WydenDOR$161,100$119,464

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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$ From Interest Groups
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Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$106,150$36,200
Kelly AyotteRNH$128,333$38,725
John BarrassoRWY$361,765$11,309
Max BaucusDMT$240,859$77,000
Mark BegichDAK$91,208$23,350
Michael F. BennetDCO$121,784$31,572
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$19,500$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$4,250$32,050
Roy BluntRMO$395,674$129,200
John BoozmanRAR$93,068$26,720
Barbara BoxerDCA$35,450$116,020
Scott P. BrownRMA$298,680$201,590
Sherrod BrownDOH$29,300$76,525
Richard BurrRNC$149,729$45,761
Maria CantwellDWA$49,566$68,066
Ben CardinDMD$18,500$25,733
Tom CarperDDE$19,120$7,300
Bob CaseyDPA$55,300$46,383
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$343,308$32,500
Daniel CoatsRIN$64,083$23,600
Tom CoburnROK$105,203$2,500
William Thad CochranRMS$74,153$4,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$84,900$78,949
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$30,600$1,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$10,750$19,800
Bob CorkerRTN$156,217$103,014
John CornynRTX$799,130$72,075
Mike CrapoRID$120,900$3,400
Jim DeMintRSC$108,055$15,950
Dick DurbinDIL$26,800$124,600
Mike EnziRWY$73,915$7,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$47,500$73,049
Al FrankenDMN$24,550$104,272
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$43,466$366,743
Lindsey GrahamRSC$126,920$34,376
Chuck GrassleyRIA$89,300$8,050
Kay R. HaganDNC$14,800$71,950
Tom HarkinDIA$48,232$61,950
Orrin G. HatchRUT$218,250$98,550
Dean HellerRNV$292,635$49,133
John HoevenRND$149,098$41,950
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$98,780$15,050
Jim InhofeROK$373,849$19,800
Dan InouyeDHI$23,900$25,600
Johnny IsaksonRGA$102,950$28,350
Mike JohannsRNE$103,935$13,400
Ron JohnsonRWI$105,950$43,800
Tim JohnsonDSD$67,600$5,050
John F. KerryDMA$5,650$7,675
Mark KirkRIL$158,310$159,450
Amy KlobucharDMN$80,916$83,883
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$10,800$2,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$245,250$36,915
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$19,000$46,600
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,700$19,400
Mike LeeRUT$41,700$22,050
Carl LevinDMI$34,550$44,400
Joe LiebermanICT$0$10,000
Dick LugarRIN$55,450$19,400
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$162,950$22,450
John McCainRAZ$93,375$48,050
Claire McCaskillDMO$32,450$93,854
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$519,350$114,350
Bob MenéndezDNJ$46,350$96,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$14,700$53,800
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$3,750$32,898
Jerry MoranRKS$257,500$15,050
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$185,117$10,150
Patty MurrayDWA$118,249$74,725
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$72,850$8,900
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$40,891$55,200
Rand PaulRKY$104,521$28,850
Rob PortmanROH$316,025$206,220
Mark L. PryorDAR$147,500$34,700
John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,400$25,300
Harry ReidDNV$103,900$164,140
Jim RischRID$137,000$30,750
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$255,248$15,750
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$42,900$22,650
Marco RubioRFL$229,331$76,105
Bernie SandersIVT$1,200$4,800
Chuck SchumerDNY$33,550$206,445
Jeff SessionsRAL$123,750$19,550
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$16,100$31,178
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$58,350$34,050
Olympia J. SnoweRME$25,900$32,140
Debbie StabenowDMI$159,255$34,750
Jon TesterDMT$128,649$50,625
John ThuneRSD$184,125$45,950
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$250,351$77,858
Mark UdallDCO$115,260$64,600
Tom UdallDNM$100,029$46,460
David VitterRLA$240,653$23,100
Mark R. WarnerDVA$37,400$76,233
Jim WebbDVA$1,850$-500
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$11,466$19,075
Roger F. WickerRMS$362,416$28,650
Ron WydenDOR$161,100$119,464

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Independent oil & gas producers$3,566,412
Environmental policy$3,200,326
Petroleum refining & marketing$2,088,481
Forestry & Forest Products$1,999,422
Livestock$1,862,809
Pro-Guns$1,102,098
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$711,877
Transportation$249,603
Motorcycles, snowmobiles & other motorized vehicle$121,350
Recreation/Entertainment$94,900
Municipal & county government organizations$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$3,200,326
Miscellaneous retail stores$1,524,633
Toiletries & cosmetics$890,474
Apparel & accessory stores$776,386
Clothing & accessories$728,963
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$381,868
Manufacturing$345,269
Shoes & leather products$251,400
Sporting goods sales & manufacturing$240,365
Recreation/Entertainment$94,900
Bicycles & other non-motorized recreational transp$1,000
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