S. 1392 - EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011

Environmental protection. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process heaters, and incinerators, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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There have been no votes on this bill.

EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011

S. 1392 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process heaters, and incinerators, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process heaters, and incinerators, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
Sponsor
Susan M. Collins
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Air quality
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Environmental technology
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Industrial facilities
  • Solid waste and recycling
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Major Actions
Introduced7/20/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/20/2011
7/20/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4724-4725)
7/20/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. January - February 2007 For $48,900 Against $0
  2. March - April 2007 For $84,620 Against $0
  3. May - June 2007 For $55,600 Against $0
  4. July - August 2007 For $30,050 Against $0
  5. September - October 2007 For $68,530 Against $0
  6. November - December 2007 For $60,100 Against $0
  7. January - February 2008 For $51,950 Against $0
  8. March - April 2008 For $43,850 Against $0
  9. May - June 2008 For $45,800 Against $0
  10. July - August 2008 For $39,450 Against $0
  11. September - October 2008 For $127,850 Against $0
  12. November - December 2008 For $20,250 Against $0
  13. January - February 2009 For $13,940 Against $0
  14. March - April 2009 For $20,150 Against $0
  15. May - June 2009 For $90,400 Against $0
  16. July - August 2009 For $37,750 Against $0
  17. September - October 2009 For $58,717 Against $0
  18. November - December 2009 For $58,900 Against $0
  19. January - February 2010 For $40,430 Against $0
  20. March - April 2010 For $129,750 Against $0
  21. May - June 2010 For $84,351 Against $0
  22. July - August 2010 For $84,600 Against $0
  23. September - October 2010 For $123,940 Against $0
  24. November - December 2010 For $16,150 Against $0
  25. January - February 2011 For $32,130 Against $0
  26. March - April 2011 For $32,400 Against $0
  27. May - June 2011 For $59,000 Against $0
  28. July - August 2011 For $29,711 Against $0
  29. September - October 2011 For $31,666 Against $0
  30. November - December 2011 For $73,000 Against $0
  31. January - February 2012 For $36,000 Against $0
  32. March - April 2012 For $33,248 Against $0
  33. May - June 2012 For $35,400 Against $0
  34. July - August 2012 For $42,500 Against $0
  35. September - October 2012 For $58,453 Against $0
  36. November - December 2012 For $23,400 Against $0

Votes

    55 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011

    55 organizations supported this bill

    Abitibi Bowater
    Garneau, Richard (2011, July 18). Letter to the Chairman and Ranking Members. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    American Chemistry Council
    American Chemistry Council (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    American Forest & Paper Association
    American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Donna Harman (2011, June 22). AF&PA Statement on New Legislation for Achievable Boiler MACT Rules. Retrieved July 21, 2011, from News.
    American Home Furnishings Alliance
    American Home Furnishings Alliance (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    American Iron and Steel Institute
    Gibson, Thomas J. (2011, October 4). SUPPORT THE EPA REGULATORY RELIEF ACT OF 2011 (H.R. 2250). Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    American Municipal Power
    Thompson, Jolene M. (2011, September 7). H.R. 2250, the “EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011” House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    American Petroleum Institute
    American Petroleum Institute (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    American Wood Council
    American Wood Council (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    Americans for Prosperity
    James Valvo, Director of Government Affairs, Americans for Prosperity, & (2011, June 28). Letter of Support: Rep. Griffith's EPA Regulatory Relief Act, H.R. 2250. Retrieved July 21, 2011, from AFP Legislative Alerts.
    Americans for Tax Reform
    Norquist, Grover G. (2011, October 3). Letter to Representatives. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    Association of American Railroads
    Association of American Railroads (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    Biomass Power Association
    Biomass Power Association (2011, June 22). Biomass Power Association Encouraged by Proposed “Boiler MACT” Legislation. Retrieved July 21, 2011, from BPA News.
    Boise Inc.
    Toeldte, Alexander (2011, July 1). Letter to Chairmen and Ranking Members. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    Brick Industry Association
    Brick Industry Association (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    Business Roundtable
    Business Roundtable (2011, June 22). Business Roundtable Statement on Introduction of EPA Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved July 21, 2011, from News Center.
    Celanese
    Summary of Testimony of Todd Elliott: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. 112th Cong., 1st Sess., (2011). (Testimony of Todd Elliott). Retrieved September 30, 2011, from 2011_HR2250_support_CC.pdf.
    Cement Kiln Recycling Coalition
    Cement Kiln Recycling Coalition (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    Composite Panel Association
    American Chemistry Council (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    Construction Materials Recycling Association
    Construction Materials Recycling Association (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    Corn Refiners Association
    Corn Refiners Association (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    Council of Industrial Boiler Owners
    Council of Industrial Boiler Owners (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    Domtar
    Howard, Thomas S. (2011, August 5). HR 2250 to Provide Additional Time for EPA to Issue Achievable Standards for Boilers. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    Florida Sugar Industry
    Alvarez, Jose (2011, July 1). Support for HR 2250 from Florida, Texas and Hawaiian Sugar Industry. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    Forest Products Industry
    Draper, Michael (2011, September 20). Letter to Chairman Upton & Ranking Member Waxman. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    FreedomWorks
    Kibbe, Matt (2011, October 5). Key Vote YES on the EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from Freedomworks.
    Hardwood Plywood and Veneer Association
    Hardwood Plywood and Veneer Association (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    Industrial Energy Consumers of America
    Industrial Energy Consumers of America President Paul Cicio & (n.d.). IECA Urges House of Representatives to Support H.R. 2250, the "EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011". Retrieved July 21, 2011, from WHAT'S NEW.
    International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
    FSC (2011, July 5). Support for HR 2250 from Florida, Texas and Hawaiian Sugar Industry. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
    Hill, Edwin D. (2011, August 29). Letter to a Senator or Representative. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    International Falls Chamber of Commerce
    International Falls Chamber of Commerce (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    International Paper
    International Paper (2011, June 21). Action Alert: House Boiler MACT Legislation - H.R.2250. Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Take Action.
    JM Smucker Company
    Smucker, Richard K. (2011, September 30). Letter to the Honorable John Boehner. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    Louisiana-pacific Corporation
    Blosser, Mike (2011, July 13). Letter to Chairmen & Ranking Members. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    MeadWestvaco
    Krouskop, Dirk J. (2011, July 7). Letter to the Chairman. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    National Association of Manufacturers
    Yost, Paul A. (2011, July 13). Dear Chairmen and Ranking Members:. Retrieved July 21, 2011, from NAM.
    National Construction Alliance II
    Poupore, Raymond J. (2011, July 11). Letter to Congressman Griffith. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    National Federation of Independent Business
    Eckerly, Susan (2011, July 6). Dear Chairmen and Ranking Members:. Retrieved July 21, 2011, from NFIB.
    National Oilseed Processors Association
    National Oilseed Processors Association (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    National Solid Wastes Management Association
    National Solid Wastes Management Association (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    NORA, An Association of Responsible Recyclers
    An Association of Responsible Recyclers (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    Northeast Regional Council of Millwrights
    Graziano, Tony (2011, September 20). Letter to Chairman Upton and Ranking Member Waxman. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    Ohio Municipal Electric Association
    Thompson, Jolene M. (2011, September 7). H.R. 2250, the “EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011” House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    Orrville Utilities
    Brediger, Jeff (2011, October 3). Letter to the Speaker. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    RockTenn
    Statement of James A. Rubright Chief Executive Officer, Rock-Tenn Company: Hearing before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power. 112th Cong., 1st Sess., (2011). (Testimony of James A. Rubright). Retrieved September 30, 2011, from 2011_HR2681_support_RT.pdf.
    Rubber Manufacturers Association
    Rubber Manufactures Association (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates
    Daniel Moss, Senior Manager, Government Relations, Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (2011, June 30). Dear Chairmen and Ranking Members:. Retrieved July 21, 2011, from SOCMA Letter of Support for HR-2250.
    South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance
    Gossett, Lewis F. (2011, August 3). Re: HR 2250, the "EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011". Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    Texas Forest Industry Council
    Bennett, Richard A. (Tony) (2011, July 18). Re: HR 2250, the "EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011". Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    Textile Rental Services Association
    Skerritt, Jessica (2011, September 3). TRSA Pursues Boiler Rule Relief from EPA. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    Treated Wood Council
    Treated Wood Council (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
    The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    Virginia Forestry Association
    Virginia Forestry Association (2011, July 20). Support Letter. Retrieved September 6, 2011, from NAM.
    Virginia Manufacturers Association
    Croce, Joseph J. (2011, July 15). Letter to Charmen and Ranking Members. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
    Wisconsin Paper Council
    Landin, Jeffrey G. (2011, July 26). Letter to Chairmen and Ranking Members. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.

    3 organizations opposed this bill

    Environmental Integrity Project
    Testimony of Eric Schaeffer: Hearing before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and Power. 112th Cong., 1st Sess., (2011). (Testimony of Eric Schaeffer). Retrieved September 30, 2011, from 2011_HR2250_oppose_EIP.pdf.
    Natural Resources Defense Council
    NRDC (2011, September 28). Tell your representative to reject Rep. Cantor's reckless attacks on clean air by voting no on the cement plant bill (H.R. 2681) AND the incinerator-boiler bill (H.R. 2250).. Retrieved October 7, 2011, from NRDC.
    U.S. Climate Action Network
    US Climate Action Network (2011, June 24). Clean Air Act Digest, 6.24.11. Retrieved July 21, 2011, from Clean Air Act Digest.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from Petroleum refining & marketing interest groups, 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$0$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$19,500$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$39,000$0
    John BarrassoRWY$93,900$0
    Max BaucusDMT$28,500$0
    Mark BegichDAK$19,500$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$4,900$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
    Roy BluntRMO$88,500$0
    John BoozmanRAR$5,000$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$2,300$0
    Scott BrownRMA$65,500$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$5,500$0
    Richard BurrRNC$25,250$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$2,400$0
    Ben CardinDMD$2,500$0
    Tom CarperDDE$10,000$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$25,000$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$46,400$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$27,000$0
    Tom CoburnROK$24,300$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$16,053$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$15,200$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$2,500$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$9,500$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$22,911$0
    John CornynRTX$64,450$0
    Mike CrapoRID$18,500$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$22,900$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$17,800$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$11,500$0
    Al FrankenDMN$1,900$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$15,316$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,000$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$14,400$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$1,000$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$3,000$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$88,500$0
    Dean HellerRNV$39,500$0
    John HoevenRND$22,500$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$17,050$0
    Jim InhofeROK$69,050$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$6,500$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$5,600$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$12,000$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$15,800$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$8,000$0
    John F. KerryDMA$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$30,450$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$2,500$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$57,800$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$4,600$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
    Mike LeeRUT$3,500$0
    Carl LevinDMI$7,600$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Dick LugarRIN$12,500$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$24,000$0
    John McCainRAZ$5,800$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$76,750$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$500$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$42,600$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$41,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$5,500$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$4,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,317$0
    Rand PaulRKY$23,740$0
    Rob PortmanROH$52,650$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$43,950$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$0
    Harry ReidDNV$17,100$0
    Jim RischRID$7,000$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$80,350$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$4,000$0
    Marco RubioRFL$52,951$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$18,800$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$11,500$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$500$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,000$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$8,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$2,666$0
    Jon TesterDMT$4,416$0
    John ThuneRSD$19,300$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$44,450$0
    Mark UdallDCO$12,000$0
    Tom UdallDNM$3,300$0
    David VitterRLA$45,250$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$2,500$0
    Jim WebbDVA$1,000$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,666$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$66,050$0
    Ron WydenDOR$4,500$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$23,500$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$406,460$500
    Kelly AyotteRNH$362,821$1,000
    John BarrassoRWY$524,698$0
    Max BaucusDMT$770,986$19,450
    Mark BegichDAK$179,152$100,674
    Michael F. BennetDCO$229,416$160,161
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$69,000$250
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$143,400$67,306
    Roy BluntRMO$1,074,139$0
    John BoozmanRAR$289,741$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$448,188$242,292
    Scott BrownRMA$1,422,692$7,300
    Sherrod BrownDOH$535,843$116,721
    Richard BurrRNC$565,143$15,550
    Maria CantwellDWA$209,643$111,863
    Ben CardinDMD$263,650$8,025
    Tom CarperDDE$340,072$7,800
    Bob CaseyDPA$456,904$27,504
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,487,153$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$373,700$0
    Tom CoburnROK$243,843$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$191,903$2,300
    Susan M. CollinsRME$581,083$17,400
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$87,250$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$198,950$12,177
    Bob CorkerRTN$676,224$0
    John CornynRTX$974,973$0
    Mike CrapoRID$227,338$1,300
    Jim DeMintRSC$617,905$8,950
    Dick DurbinDIL$427,969$25,910
    Mike EnziRWY$117,650$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$253,150$16,350
    Al FrankenDMN$211,793$151,753
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$685,277$96,734
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$411,023$1,250
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$439,079$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$219,281$45,697
    Tom HarkinDIA$295,100$13,065
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$467,781$1,000
    Dean HellerRNV$507,423$6,000
    John HoevenRND$236,750$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$152,830$2,300
    Jim InhofeROK$592,986$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$151,350$3,700
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$490,081$4,900
    Mike JohannsRNE$362,444$500
    Ron JohnsonRWI$498,917$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$283,762$7,300
    John F. KerryDMA$233,200$18,920
    Mark KirkRIL$941,722$22,810
    Amy KlobucharDMN$434,808$12,900
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$20,500$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$564,950$-1,434
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$253,264$18,403
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$86,185$22,250
    Mike LeeRUT$104,296$0
    Carl LevinDMI$263,110$23,095
    Joe LiebermanICT$5,900$0
    Dick LugarRIN$298,183$15,024
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$704,500$25,950
    John McCainRAZ$451,748$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$516,732$5,900
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,440,813$5,600
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$390,400$15,750
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$272,150$93,695
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$145,215$14,600
    Jerry MoranRKS$518,415$500
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$473,003$11,250
    Patty MurrayDWA$499,724$89,707
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$294,975$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$406,267$69,432
    Rand PaulRKY$430,925$0
    Rob PortmanROH$969,664$5,000
    Mark L. PryorDAR$416,900$3,000
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$120,150$6,560
    Harry ReidDNV$733,494$124,309
    Jim RischRID$460,725$1,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$627,512$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$316,461$51,100
    Marco RubioRFL$1,218,032$6,000
    Bernie SandersIVT$113,675$48,890
    Chuck SchumerDNY$356,485$45,050
    Jeff SessionsRAL$464,716$2,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$241,350$91,017
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$227,549$4,700
    Olympia SnoweRME$222,383$31,750
    Debbie StabenowDMI$591,746$33,225
    Jon TesterDMT$299,616$267,585
    John ThuneRSD$877,934$6,400
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,758,598$12,050
    Mark UdallDCO$357,829$292,487
    Tom UdallDNM$243,939$138,044
    David VitterRLA$726,800$26,600
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$432,563$9,633
    Jim WebbDVA$78,288$4,400
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$170,166$89,633
    Roger F. WickerRMS$703,858$3,300
    Ron WydenDOR$438,317$9,500

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$8,960,737
    Electric Power utilities$4,181,168
    Railroads$3,691,636
    Building trades unions$3,231,675
    Chemicals$3,113,057
    Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,406,149
    Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$2,208,076
    Petroleum refining & marketing$1,922,936
    Forestry & Forest Products$1,838,277
    Sugar cane & sugar beets$1,655,933
    Alternate energy production & services$1,313,498
    Steel$1,080,998
    Manufacturing unions$819,320
    Waste management$799,256
    Paper & pulp mills and paper manufacturing$782,564
    Plastics & Rubber processing & products$692,546
    General business associations$556,835
    Recycling of metal, paper, plastics, etc.$551,041
    Paper packaging materials$519,411
    Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$507,220
    IBEW (Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)$497,500
    Lumber and wood products$451,725
    Small business associations$398,449
    Furniture & wood products$342,306
    Chambers of commerce$262,394
    Manufacturing$234,182
    Paper, glass & packaging materials$200,849
    Heavy industrial manufacturing$182,650
    Laundries & dry cleaners$134,407
    Building materials$127,281
    Fiscal & tax policy$36,075

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Environmental policy$3,082,567
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