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S. 1528 - Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011

Environmental protection. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to limit Federal regulation of nuisance dust in areas in which that dust is regulated under State, tribal, or local law, to establish a temporary prohibition against revising any national ambient air quality standard applicable to coarse particulate matter, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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There have been no votes on this bill.

Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011

S. 1528 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to limit Federal regulation of nuisance dust in areas in which that dust is regulated under State, tribal, or local law, to establish a temporary prohibition against revising any national ambient air quality standard applicable to coarse particulate matter, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to limit Federal regulation of nuisance dust in areas in which that dust is regulated under State, tribal, or local law, to establish a temporary prohibition against revising any national ambient air quality standard applicable to coarse particulate matter, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011
Sponsor
Mike Johanns
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Agricultural conservation and pollution
  • Air quality
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
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Major Actions
Introduced9/08/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/08/2011
9/08/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S5460-5461)
9/08/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

23 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011

23 organizations supported this bill

American Farm Bureau Federation
Summary Statement of Testimony of Kevin Rogers, President, Arizona Farm Bureau Federation: Hearing before the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Energy & Power. 112th Cong., 1st Sess., (2011). (Testimony of Kevin Rogers). Retrieved October 25, 2011, from 2011_HR1633_support_AFBF.pdf.
American Feed Industry Association
Coalition (2011, October 13). Dear Mr. Chairman and Mr. Ranking Member. Retrieved November 7, 2011, from Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member.
American Motorcyclist Association
American Motorcyclist Association (2011, October 17). OHV use threatened by possible EPA regulation on dust . Retrieved November 18, 2011, from Action Alert.
American Seed Trade Association
Coalition (2011, October 13). Dear Mr. Chairman and Mr. Ranking Member. Retrieved November 7, 2011, from Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member.
American Sugar Alliance
Coalition (2011, October 13). Dear Mr. Chairman and Mr. Ranking Member. Retrieved November 7, 2011, from Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member.
Coarse Particulate Matter Coalition
TESTIMONY OF KURT E. BLASE, SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND POWER HEARING ON“ FARM DUST”: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy & Power. 112th Cong., 1st Sess., (2011). (Testimony of Kurt E. Blase). Retrieved October 25, 2011, from 2011_HR1633_support_CPMC.pdf.
Dairy Farmers of America
Coalition (2011, October 13). Dear Mr. Chairman and Mr. Ranking Member. Retrieved November 7, 2011, from Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member.
Dairylea Cooperative
Coalition (2011, October 13). Dear Mr. Chairman and Mr. Ranking Member. Retrieved November 7, 2011, from Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member.
National Association of Wheat Growers
NAWG (2011, October 13). Particulate Matter. Retrieved October 25, 2011, from NAWG.
National Cattlemen's Beef Association
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (2011, October 17). NCBA, PLC Welcome EPA Decision to Retain Current Dust Standard — Groups Still Support Legislation to Prevent Future Threats. Retrieved October 17, 2011, from News Releases.
National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
Justin Darisse (2011, October 17). NCFC Applauds EPA Announcement That Agency Will Not Regulate Rural Dust. Retrieved October 25, 2011, from NCFC.
National Federation of Independent Business
Susan Eckerly (2011, October 14). Letter in Support of the Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011. Retrieved October 25, 2011, from NFIB.
National Renderers Association
Coalition (2011, October 13). Dear Mr. Chairman and Mr. Ranking Member. Retrieved November 7, 2011, from Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member.
National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association
TESTIMONY OF PETE LIEN ON BEHALF OF THE NATIONAL STONE, SAND & GRAVEL ASSOCIATION: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy & Power. 112th Cong., 1st Sess., (2011). (Testimony of Pete Lien). Retrieved October 25, 2011, from 2011_HR1633_support_NSSGA.pdf.
National Turkey Federation
Coalition (2011, October 13). Dear Mr. Chairman and Mr. Ranking Member. Retrieved November 7, 2011, from Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member.
Northeast Dairy Farmers Cooperative
Coalition (2011, October 13). Dear Mr. Chairman and Mr. Ranking Member. Retrieved November 7, 2011, from Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member.
Public Lands Council
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (2011, October 17). NCBA, PLC Welcome EPA Decision to Retain Current Dust Standard — Groups Still Support Legislation to Prevent Future Threats. Retrieved October 17, 2011, from News Releases.
Southeastern Livestock Network
Coalition (2011, October 13). Dear Mr. Chairman and Mr. Ranking Member. Retrieved November 7, 2011, from Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member.
Southern Crop Production Association
Coalition (2011, October 13). Dear Mr. Chairman and Mr. Ranking Member. Retrieved November 7, 2011, from Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member.
The Fertilizer Institute
Coalition (2011, October 13). Dear Mr. Chairman and Mr. Ranking Member. Retrieved November 7, 2011, from Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member.
U.S. Beet Sugar Association
Coalition (2011, October 13). Dear Mr. Chairman and Mr. Ranking Member. Retrieved November 7, 2011, from Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member.
USA Rice Federation
Coalition (2011, October 13). Dear Mr. Chairman and Mr. Ranking Member. Retrieved November 7, 2011, from Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member.
Western Business Roundtable
Coalition (2011, October 13). Dear Mr. Chairman and Mr. Ranking Member. Retrieved November 7, 2011, from Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member.

1 organization opposed this bill

Natural Resources Defense Council
Summary of Testimony of John D. Walke, NRDC: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power. 112th Cong., 1st Sess., (2011). (Testimony of John D. Walke). Retrieved October 25, 2011, from 2011_HR1633_oppose_NRDC_0.pdf.

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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.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$76,600$500
Kelly AyotteRNH$87,850$1,000
John BarrassoRWY$151,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$352,043$19,450
Mark BegichDAK$14,351$100,674
Michael BennetDCO$160,089$160,161
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$23,600$250
Richard BlumenthalDCT$23,950$67,306
Roy BluntRMO$540,477$0
John BoozmanRAR$158,930$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$185,290$242,292
Scott BrownRMA$239,039$7,300
Sherrod BrownDOH$132,432$116,721
Richard BurrRNC$242,399$15,550
Maria CantwellDWA$30,383$111,863
Ben CardinDMD$48,700$8,025
Tom CarperDDE$45,200$7,800
Bob CaseyDPA$135,200$27,504
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,116,771$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$70,500$0
Tom CoburnROK$61,875$0
William Thad CochranRMS$296,650$2,300
Susan CollinsRME$116,400$17,400
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$130,225$0
Chris CoonsDDE$10,750$12,177
Bob CorkerRTN$164,200$0
John CornynRTX$527,405$0
Mike CrapoRID$166,225$1,300
Jim DeMintRSC$75,000$8,950
Dick DurbinDIL$160,164$25,910
Mike EnziRWY$64,950$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$294,509$16,350
Alan FrankenDMN$49,656$151,753
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$395,381$96,734
Lindsey GrahamRSC$123,263$1,250
Chuck GrassleyRIA$338,400$0
Kay HaganDNC$92,581$45,697
Tom HarkinDIA$447,497$13,065
Orrin HatchRUT$150,150$1,000
Dean HellerRNV$183,940$6,000
John HoevenRND$150,650$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$69,848$2,300
Jim InhofeROK$302,528$0
Dan InouyeDHI$59,600$3,700
Johnny IsaksonRGA$220,710$4,900
Mike JohannsRNE$399,601$500
Ron JohnsonRWI$153,095$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$153,498$7,300
John KerryDMA$19,950$18,920
Mark KirkRIL$217,115$22,810
Amy KlobucharDMN$285,940$12,900
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$11,250$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$214,915$-1,434
Frank LautenbergDNJ$22,782$18,403
Patrick LeahyDVT$83,835$22,250
Mike LeeRUT$25,750$0
Carl LevinDMI$57,910$23,095
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$234,932$15,024
Joe ManchinDWV$100,400$25,950
John McCainRAZ$74,450$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$177,274$5,900
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$735,195$5,600
Bob MenéndezDNJ$79,700$15,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$46,281$93,695
Barbara MikulskiDMD$41,000$14,600
Jerry MoranRKS$831,958$500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$77,350$11,250
Patty MurrayDWA$109,335$89,707
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$219,885$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$208,474$69,432
Rand PaulRKY$120,252$0
Rob PortmanROH$262,700$5,000
Mark PryorDAR$214,737$3,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$10,650$6,560
Harry ReidDNV$267,200$124,309
Jim RischRID$155,850$1,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$604,203$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$39,750$51,100
Marco RubioRFL$198,894$6,000
Bernie SandersIVT$47,740$48,890
Chuck SchumerDNY$114,950$45,050
Jeff SessionsRAL$126,450$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$50,331$91,017
Richard ShelbyRAL$102,300$4,700
Olympia SnoweRME$30,850$31,750
Debbie StabenowDMI$569,254$33,225
Jon TesterDMT$218,073$267,585
John ThuneRSD$440,281$6,400
Patrick ToomeyRPA$170,745$12,050
Mark UdallDCO$158,616$292,487
Tom UdallDNM$98,881$138,044
David VitterRLA$219,305$26,600
Mark WarnerDVA$127,350$9,633
Jim WebbDVA$11,250$4,400
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$25,983$89,633
Roger WickerRMS$277,550$3,300
Ron WydenDOR$73,700$9,500

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$76,600$500
Kelly AyotteRNH$87,850$1,000
John BarrassoRWY$151,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$352,043$19,450
Mark BegichDAK$14,351$100,674
Michael BennetDCO$160,089$160,161
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$23,600$250
Richard BlumenthalDCT$23,950$67,306
Roy BluntRMO$540,477$0
John BoozmanRAR$158,930$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$185,290$242,292
Scott BrownRMA$239,039$7,300
Sherrod BrownDOH$132,432$116,721
Richard BurrRNC$242,399$15,550
Maria CantwellDWA$30,383$111,863
Ben CardinDMD$48,700$8,025
Tom CarperDDE$45,200$7,800
Bob CaseyDPA$135,200$27,504
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,116,771$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$70,500$0
Tom CoburnROK$61,875$0
William Thad CochranRMS$296,650$2,300
Susan CollinsRME$116,400$17,400
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$130,225$0
Chris CoonsDDE$10,750$12,177
Bob CorkerRTN$164,200$0
John CornynRTX$527,405$0
Mike CrapoRID$166,225$1,300
Jim DeMintRSC$75,000$8,950
Dick DurbinDIL$160,164$25,910
Mike EnziRWY$64,950$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$294,509$16,350
Alan FrankenDMN$49,656$151,753
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$395,381$96,734
Lindsey GrahamRSC$123,263$1,250
Chuck GrassleyRIA$338,400$0
Kay HaganDNC$92,581$45,697
Tom HarkinDIA$447,497$13,065
Orrin HatchRUT$150,150$1,000
Dean HellerRNV$183,940$6,000
John HoevenRND$150,650$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$69,848$2,300
Jim InhofeROK$302,528$0
Dan InouyeDHI$59,600$3,700
Johnny IsaksonRGA$220,710$4,900
Mike JohannsRNE$399,601$500
Ron JohnsonRWI$153,095$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$153,498$7,300
John KerryDMA$19,950$18,920
Mark KirkRIL$217,115$22,810
Amy KlobucharDMN$285,940$12,900
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$11,250$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$214,915$-1,434
Frank LautenbergDNJ$22,782$18,403
Patrick LeahyDVT$83,835$22,250
Mike LeeRUT$25,750$0
Carl LevinDMI$57,910$23,095
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$234,932$15,024
Joe ManchinDWV$100,400$25,950
John McCainRAZ$74,450$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$177,274$5,900
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$735,195$5,600
Bob MenéndezDNJ$79,700$15,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$46,281$93,695
Barbara MikulskiDMD$41,000$14,600
Jerry MoranRKS$831,958$500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$77,350$11,250
Patty MurrayDWA$109,335$89,707
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$219,885$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$208,474$69,432
Rand PaulRKY$120,252$0
Rob PortmanROH$262,700$5,000
Mark PryorDAR$214,737$3,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$10,650$6,560
Harry ReidDNV$267,200$124,309
Jim RischRID$155,850$1,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$604,203$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$39,750$51,100
Marco RubioRFL$198,894$6,000
Bernie SandersIVT$47,740$48,890
Chuck SchumerDNY$114,950$45,050
Jeff SessionsRAL$126,450$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$50,331$91,017
Richard ShelbyRAL$102,300$4,700
Olympia SnoweRME$30,850$31,750
Debbie StabenowDMI$569,254$33,225
Jon TesterDMT$218,073$267,585
John ThuneRSD$440,281$6,400
Patrick ToomeyRPA$170,745$12,050
Mark UdallDCO$158,616$292,487
Tom UdallDNM$98,881$138,044
David VitterRLA$219,305$26,600
Mark WarnerDVA$127,350$9,633
Jim WebbDVA$11,250$4,400
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$25,983$89,633
Roger WickerRMS$277,550$3,300
Ron WydenDOR$73,700$9,500

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Crop production & basic processing$3,141,162
Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$2,208,076
Milk & dairy producers$1,892,409
Livestock$1,708,172
Sugar cane & sugar beets$1,655,933
Agricultural services & related industries$1,354,281
Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$1,176,410
Meat processing & products$745,550
Animal feed & health products$654,700
Other commodities (incl rice, peanuts, honey)$600,829
Poultry & eggs$581,721
General business associations$556,835
Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$507,220
Farm organizations & cooperatives$492,684
Small business associations$398,449
Motorcycles, snowmobiles & other motorized vehicle$133,150
Farm bureaus$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$3,082,567
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