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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…

115% more
$133,150
$1,838,277
$1,708,172
$1,922,936
$2,777,557
$962,314
$0
$226,303
$571,082
$10,139,791
$920,401
$209,715
$632,663
$1,409,464
$724,301
$236,000
$1,000
$354,158
$234,182
$4,721,884
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
Alaska Wilderness League (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
Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from The Wilderness Society.
Amargosa Conservancy
Amargosa Conservancy (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from The Wilderness Society.
American Rivers
American Rivers (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from The Wilderness Society.
Arizona Wilderness Coalition
Arizona Wilderness Coalition (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from The Wilderness Society.
Badlands Conservation Alliance
Badlands Conservation Alliance (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Berkshire – Litchfield Environmental Council
Berkshire – Litchfield Environmental Council (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
Burnham Park Association (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
California Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility
California Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Californians for Western Wilderness
Californians for Western Wilderness (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
Center for Biological Diversity (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Cherokee Forest Voices
Cherokee Forest Voices (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Citizens Organizing for Resources and Environment
Citizens Organizing for Resources and Environment (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Colorado Environmental Coalition
Colorado Environmental Coalition (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Colorado Mountain Club
Colorado Mountain Club (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
Conservation Lands Foundation (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Conservation Northwest
Conservation Northwest (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
Crow Canyon Archeological Center (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
American Rivers (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
American Rivers (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Environment California
Environment California (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Environment Defenders Of Mchenry County
Environment Defenders of McHenry County (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Environmental Protection Information Center
Environmental Protection Information Center (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Georgia Conservancy
The Georgia Conservancy (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
Grand Canyon Wildlands Council (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Great Old Broads for Wilderness
Great Old Broads for Wilderness (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Greater Yellowstone Coalition
Greater Yellowstone Coalition (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Green Environmental Coalition
Green Environmental Coalition (OH) (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Hells Canyon Preservation Council
Hells Canyon Preservation Council (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
Alaska Wilderness League (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Idaho Conservation League
Idaho Conservation League (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Idaho Rivers United
Idaho Rivers United (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
Kettle Range Conservation Group (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Klamath Forest Alliance
Klamath Forest Alliance (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Ks Wild
KS Wild (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Lands Council
Lands Council (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
League of Conservation Voters
American Rivers (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Los Padres ForestWatch
Los Padres Forestwatch (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Lost Coast Interpretive Association
Lost Coast Interpretive Association (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Lower Columbia Canoe Club
Lower Columbia Canoe Club (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Loxahatchee River Historical Society
Loxahatchee River Historical Society (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Mesilla Valley Audubon Society
Mesilla Valley Audubon Society (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Montana Wilderness Association
Montana Wilderness Association (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
Musconetcong Mountain Conservancy (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
American Rivers (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Natural Resources Defense Council
American Rivers (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Nature Abounds
Nature Abounds (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Nevada Wilderness Project
Nevada Wilderness Project (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
New Jersey Highlands Coalition
New Jersey Highlands Coalition (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
New Mexico Audubon Society
New Mexico Audubon Society (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
North Carolina Coastal Land Trust
North Carolina Coastal Land Trust (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
North Cascades Conservation Council
North Cascades Conservation Council (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
North Country Conservancy
North Country Conservancy (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Oblong Land Conservancy
Oblong Land Conservancy (NY) (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Ohio Environmental Council
Ohio Environmental Council (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Olympic Forest Coalition
Olympic Forest Coalition (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Olympic Park Associates
Olympic Park Associates (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Orange County Land Trust
Orange County Land Trust (NY) (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Oregon Natural Desert Association
Oregon Natural Desert Association (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Oregon Wild
Oregon Wild (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
Pennsylvania Council of Churches (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Pew Campaign for America's Wilderness
American Rivers (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
American Rivers (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
San Juan Citizens Alliance (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Sant Clarita Community Hiking Club
Sant Clarita Community Hiking Club (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Save Our Canyons
Save Our Canyons (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
SCV Green (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Sequoia Riverlands Trust
Sequoia Riverlands Trust (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
Sierra Nevada Alliance (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Sierra Treks
Sierra Treks (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Sitka Conservation Society
Sitka Conservation Society (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Sky Island Alliance
Sky Island Alliance (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Smoky Mountains Hiking Club
Smoky Mountains Hiking Club (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Soda Mountains Wilderness Council
Soda Mountains Wilderness Council (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Southern Appalachian Forest Coalition
Southern Appalachian Forest Coalition (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Southern Environmental Law Center
Southern Environmental Law Center (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
Southwest Environmental Center (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Southwings
Southwings (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning
Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers (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
Tuleyome (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition
Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition (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
Virginia Wilderness Committee (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
West Virginia Environmental Council
West Virginia Environmental Council (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
West Virginia Highlands Conservancy
West Virginia Highlands Conservancy (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
West Virginia Wilderness Coalition
West Virginia Wilderness Coalition (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Western North Carolina Alliance
Western North Carolina Alliance (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Wild Virginia
Californians for Western Wilderness (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
WildEarth Guardians
WildEarth Guardians (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Wilderness Society
American Rivers (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Wildlands Network
Wildlands Network (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.
Wyoming Wilderness Association
Wyoming Wilderness Association (2011, June 14). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 2, 2011, from the Wilderness Society.

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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$104,850$31,500
Kelly AyotteRNH$103,150$36,525
John BarrassoRWY$324,615$9,450
Max BaucusDMT$235,276$81,000
Mark BegichDAK$78,958$17,150
Michael F. BennetDCO$108,984$37,672
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$17,500$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$4,250$41,150
Roy BluntRMO$315,364$130,875
John BoozmanRAR$94,035$26,570
Barbara BoxerDCA$31,950$104,820
Scott P. BrownRMA$259,870$176,320
Sherrod BrownDOH$23,300$73,025
Richard BurrRNC$126,889$31,761
Maria CantwellDWA$39,900$65,891
Ben CardinDMD$18,500$25,483
Tom CarperDDE$19,120$7,300
Bob CaseyDPA$52,500$46,183
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$277,408$26,250
Daniel CoatsRIN$66,700$25,000
Tom CoburnROK$94,003$2,000
William Thad CochranRMS$74,153$1,000
Susan M. CollinsRME$78,100$74,700
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$25,200$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$10,750$20,050
Bob CorkerRTN$144,317$99,114
John CornynRTX$653,430$64,025
Mike CrapoRID$106,200$3,400
Jim DeMintRSC$85,505$14,450
Dick DurbinDIL$27,500$102,200
Mike EnziRWY$69,450$8,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$47,500$75,349
Al FrankenDMN$21,100$83,472
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$40,466$360,420
Lindsey GrahamRSC$113,420$33,350
Chuck GrassleyRIA$82,300$8,550
Kay R. HaganDNC$13,000$71,650
Tom HarkinDIA$50,818$85,350
Orrin G. HatchRUT$199,750$92,850
Dean HellerRNV$269,526$34,658
John HoevenRND$116,498$29,450
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$87,080$14,300
Jim InhofeROK$265,899$13,750
Dan InouyeDHI$23,450$27,600
Johnny IsaksonRGA$80,300$29,350
Mike JohannsRNE$94,335$5,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$110,500$27,900
Tim JohnsonDSD$64,150$4,500
John F. KerryDMA$8,000$7,650
Mark KirkRIL$125,960$187,462
Amy KlobucharDMN$75,750$60,750
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$8,300$1,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$218,600$31,815
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$9,650$56,700
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,200$20,050
Mike LeeRUT$40,550$17,350
Carl LevinDMI$38,350$41,400
Joe LiebermanICT$0$10,100
Dick LugarRIN$54,725$17,150
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$135,450$20,050
John McCainRAZ$89,775$46,550
Claire McCaskillDMO$27,950$81,154
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$421,200$98,750
Bob MenéndezDNJ$29,500$78,300
Jeff MerkleyDOR$12,500$46,700
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$30,898
Jerry MoranRKS$215,800$14,200
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$159,508$4,700
Patty MurrayDWA$108,699$60,875
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$61,950$6,400
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$39,391$57,300
Rand PaulRKY$98,361$24,450
Rob PortmanROH$258,775$174,020
Mark L. PryorDAR$129,600$28,350
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$21,300
Harry ReidDNV$99,500$174,240
Jim RischRID$105,250$15,200
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$207,098$14,500
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$41,900$23,150
Marco RubioRFL$187,690$46,280
Bernie SandersIVT$1,700$4,800
Chuck SchumerDNY$38,350$182,295
Jeff SessionsRAL$103,850$16,250
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$16,300$31,595
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$57,350$38,750
Olympia J. SnoweRME$25,900$31,140
Debbie StabenowDMI$157,255$38,000
Jon TesterDMT$125,149$42,750
John ThuneRSD$168,175$40,000
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$180,626$69,808
Mark UdallDCO$103,350$58,350
Tom UdallDNM$81,800$40,750
David VitterRLA$217,403$11,750
Mark R. WarnerDVA$28,100$69,350
Jim WebbDVA$1,850$-500
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$11,466$19,075
Roger F. WickerRMS$298,516$16,900
Ron WydenDOR$153,850$110,664

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$ From Interest Groups
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Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$104,850$31,500
Kelly AyotteRNH$103,150$36,525
John BarrassoRWY$324,615$9,450
Max BaucusDMT$235,276$81,000
Mark BegichDAK$78,958$17,150
Michael F. BennetDCO$108,984$37,672
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$17,500$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$4,250$41,150
Roy BluntRMO$315,364$130,875
John BoozmanRAR$94,035$26,570
Barbara BoxerDCA$31,950$104,820
Scott P. BrownRMA$259,870$176,320
Sherrod BrownDOH$23,300$73,025
Richard BurrRNC$126,889$31,761
Maria CantwellDWA$39,900$65,891
Ben CardinDMD$18,500$25,483
Tom CarperDDE$19,120$7,300
Bob CaseyDPA$52,500$46,183
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$277,408$26,250
Daniel CoatsRIN$66,700$25,000
Tom CoburnROK$94,003$2,000
William Thad CochranRMS$74,153$1,000
Susan M. CollinsRME$78,100$74,700
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$25,200$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$10,750$20,050
Bob CorkerRTN$144,317$99,114
John CornynRTX$653,430$64,025
Mike CrapoRID$106,200$3,400
Jim DeMintRSC$85,505$14,450
Dick DurbinDIL$27,500$102,200
Mike EnziRWY$69,450$8,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$47,500$75,349
Al FrankenDMN$21,100$83,472
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$40,466$360,420
Lindsey GrahamRSC$113,420$33,350
Chuck GrassleyRIA$82,300$8,550
Kay R. HaganDNC$13,000$71,650
Tom HarkinDIA$50,818$85,350
Orrin G. HatchRUT$199,750$92,850
Dean HellerRNV$269,526$34,658
John HoevenRND$116,498$29,450
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$87,080$14,300
Jim InhofeROK$265,899$13,750
Dan InouyeDHI$23,450$27,600
Johnny IsaksonRGA$80,300$29,350
Mike JohannsRNE$94,335$5,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$110,500$27,900
Tim JohnsonDSD$64,150$4,500
John F. KerryDMA$8,000$7,650
Mark KirkRIL$125,960$187,462
Amy KlobucharDMN$75,750$60,750
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$8,300$1,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$218,600$31,815
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$9,650$56,700
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,200$20,050
Mike LeeRUT$40,550$17,350
Carl LevinDMI$38,350$41,400
Joe LiebermanICT$0$10,100
Dick LugarRIN$54,725$17,150
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$135,450$20,050
John McCainRAZ$89,775$46,550
Claire McCaskillDMO$27,950$81,154
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$421,200$98,750
Bob MenéndezDNJ$29,500$78,300
Jeff MerkleyDOR$12,500$46,700
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$30,898
Jerry MoranRKS$215,800$14,200
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$159,508$4,700
Patty MurrayDWA$108,699$60,875
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$61,950$6,400
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$39,391$57,300
Rand PaulRKY$98,361$24,450
Rob PortmanROH$258,775$174,020
Mark L. PryorDAR$129,600$28,350
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$21,300
Harry ReidDNV$99,500$174,240
Jim RischRID$105,250$15,200
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$207,098$14,500
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$41,900$23,150
Marco RubioRFL$187,690$46,280
Bernie SandersIVT$1,700$4,800
Chuck SchumerDNY$38,350$182,295
Jeff SessionsRAL$103,850$16,250
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$16,300$31,595
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$57,350$38,750
Olympia J. SnoweRME$25,900$31,140
Debbie StabenowDMI$157,255$38,000
Jon TesterDMT$125,149$42,750
John ThuneRSD$168,175$40,000
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$180,626$69,808
Mark UdallDCO$103,350$58,350
Tom UdallDNM$81,800$40,750
David VitterRLA$217,403$11,750
Mark R. WarnerDVA$28,100$69,350
Jim WebbDVA$1,850$-500
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$11,466$19,075
Roger F. WickerRMS$298,516$16,900
Ron WydenDOR$153,850$110,664

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$3,082,567
Independent oil & gas producers$2,777,557
Petroleum refining & marketing$1,922,936
Forestry & Forest Products$1,838,277
Livestock$1,708,172
Pro-Guns$962,314
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$571,082
Transportation$226,303
Motorcycles, snowmobiles & other motorized vehicle$133,150
Recreation/Entertainment$74,750
Municipal & county government organizations$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$3,082,567
Miscellaneous retail stores$1,409,464
Toiletries & cosmetics$920,401
Apparel & accessory stores$724,301
Clothing & accessories$632,663
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$354,158
Shoes & leather products$236,000
Manufacturing$234,182
Sporting goods sales & manufacturing$209,715
Recreation/Entertainment$74,750
Bicycles & other non-motorized recreational transp$1,000
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