S. 1751 - Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act

Environmental protection.
Sponsor:
Summary:
A bill to amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to facilitate recovery and beneficial use, and provide for the proper management and disposal, of materials generated by the combustion of coal and other fossil fuels. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act

S. 1751 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to facilitate recovery and beneficial use, and provide for the proper management and disposal, of materials generated by the combustion of coal and other fossil fuels. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to facilitate recovery and beneficial use, and provide for the proper management and disposal, of materials generated by the combustion of coal and other fossil fuels.
Other Titles
  • Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act
Sponsor
John Hoeven
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Administrative remedies
  • Air quality
  • Coal
  • Electric power generation and transmission
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • State and local government operations
  • Water quality
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced10/20/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/20/2011
10/20/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
10/20/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
19 Organizations Supported and 83 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act

19 organizations supported this bill

American Coal Council
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
American Concrete Pressure Pipe Association
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
American Forest & Paper Association
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
American Road & Transportation Builders Association
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Associated Builders & Contractors
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Associated General Contractors of America
AGC (2011, June 22). Re: Support McKinley H.R. 1391: Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved July 22, 2011, from Clean Water Network.
Association of American Railroads
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Council of Industrial Boiler Owners
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Edison Electric Institute
undersigned organizations (2011, June 21). Dear Chairman Shimkus and Ranking Member Green:. Retrieved July 22, 2011, from Clean Water Network.
Environmental Council of the States
ECOS (2011, June 21). RE: Letter of Support for Manager's Amendment to H.R. 1391. Retrieved July 22, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
National Association of Manufacturers
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
National Mining Association
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
English, Glenn (2011, June 22). NRECA Letter to Chairman Upton. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Josten, R. Bruce (2011, October 13). Key Vote Letter Supporting H.R. 2273, the "Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act". Retrieved June 28, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
United Mine Workers of America
(2011, October 11). WMW Letter to Representatives. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from USW.
United Transportation Union
Stem, James A. Jr. (2011, October 13). Re: HR 2273 - the Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Utility Solid Waste Activities Group
undersigned organizations (2011, June 21). Dear Chairman Shimkus and Ranking Member Green:. Retrieved July 22, 2011, from EEI.
Western Business Roundtable
Propst, Holly (2011, October 12). WBR Letter to Representatives. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.

83 organizations opposed this bill

Air Alliance Houston
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Alabama Environmental Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Alabama Rivers Alliance
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Alliance for the Great Lakes
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Appalachian Voices
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
As You Sow
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
B.E. Cause Group
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Bastrop County Environmental Network
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Black Warrior Riverkeeper
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Center For Coalfield Justice
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Chesapeake Climate Action Network
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Citizen Advocates United To Safeguard The Environment
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Citizens Against Ruining The Environment
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Citizens Coal Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Citizens' Environmental Coalition
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Civil Society Institute
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Clark Atlanta University
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Clean Air Task Force
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Clean Air Watch
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Clean Water Action
CWA (2011, November 8). Coal's Dirty Backside. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from Clean Water Action.
Clean Water Network
CWN (2011). Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved July 22, 2011, from Clean Water Network.
Clean Wisconsin Action Fund PAC
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Coal River Mountain Watch
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Dakota Resource Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Defenders of Wildlife
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Delaware Riverkeeper Network
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Earthjustice
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Ecology Center
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Environment America
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Environmental Health Fund
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Environmental Integrity Project
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Environmental Justice Resource Center
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Environmental Ministry Committee, First Presbyterian Church
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Fall-line Alliance for Clean Environment
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
For The Love Of Nature
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
French Broad Riverkeeper
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Glynn Environmental Coalition
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Great Old Broads for Wilderness
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Great Plains Alliance For Clean Energy
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
GreenLaw
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Group Against Smog And Pollution
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Healthlink
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Hoosier Environmental Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Horry Environmental Action Team
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Interfaith Power & Light
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Iowa Environmental Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Kentucky Environmental Foundation
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Kentucky Resources Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
League of Conservation Voters
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Legal Environmental Aid Foundation (leaf) Of Indiana, Inc.
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Lone Tree Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Milwaukee Riverkeeper
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Missouri Coalition for the Environment
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Multi-county Coalition
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Natural Resources Defense Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
New Mexico Environmental Law Center
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
North Carolina Environmental Justice Network
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Northwest Environmental Defense Center
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Ogeechee Riverkeeper
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Ohio Environmental Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Ohio River Foundation
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
OMB Watch
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Our Children's Earth Foundation
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Physicians for Social Responsibility
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Plateau Action Network
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Prairie Rivers Network
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Save Our Rivers
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Sierra Club
SC (2011). Protect Our Communities from Coal Ash . Retrieved July 22, 2011, from Sierra Club.
South Carolina Coastal Conservation League
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Southern Environmental Law Center
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Sustainable Energy and Economic Development Coalition
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Tennessee Clean Water Network
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Wenham Lake Watershed Association
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
West Virginia Highlands Conservancy
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Western Environmental Law Center
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Western Organization of Resource Councils
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Wise Energy for Virginia
WEV (2011, December 7). Hello Senator… Please Protect Us from Coal Ash Waste!. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from WEV.
Women's Voices for the Earth
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Youghiogheny Riverkeeper
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.

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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$2,000$8,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$166,400$157,350
Kelly AyotteRNH$172,290$75,750
John BarrassoRWY$396,381$282,133
Max BaucusDMT$411,686$363,011
Mark BegichDAK$101,552$180,421
Michael F. BennetDCO$117,616$446,311
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$58,000$19,983
Richard BlumenthalDCT$23,000$220,345
Roy BluntRMO$657,876$344,383
John BoozmanRAR$208,445$90,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$229,690$798,316
Scott P. BrownRMA$418,410$679,466
Sherrod BrownDOH$194,200$945,730
Richard BurrRNC$337,819$202,155
Maria CantwellDWA$106,341$269,064
Ben CardinDMD$102,500$219,210
Tom CarperDDE$102,500$71,216
Bob CaseyDPA$204,797$384,216
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$619,208$221,968
Daniel CoatsRIN$118,100$58,550
Tom CoburnROK$60,800$40,150
William Thad CochranRMS$117,550$47,950
Susan M. CollinsRME$238,749$185,119
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$59,800$16,250
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$41,600$117,454
Bob CorkerRTN$324,378$331,822
John CornynRTX$329,350$430,073
Mike CrapoRID$165,284$36,222
Jim DeMintRSC$221,643$71,250
Dick DurbinDIL$228,600$325,285
Mike EnziRWY$93,600$27,800
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$122,500$175,968
Al FrankenDMN$65,310$656,653
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$210,776$658,256
Lindsey GrahamRSC$341,981$79,783
Chuck GrassleyRIA$227,829$134,610
Kay R. HaganDNC$60,750$301,744
Tom HarkinDIA$78,356$266,565
Orrin G. HatchRUT$261,550$207,532
Dean HellerRNV$397,246$200,392
John HoevenRND$212,256$44,300
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$32,230$54,850
Jim InhofeROK$399,400$75,133
Dan InouyeDHI$80,600$85,400
Johnny IsaksonRGA$313,269$103,200
Mike JohannsRNE$146,300$53,900
Ron JohnsonRWI$116,078$124,922
Tim JohnsonDSD$135,089$88,479
John F. KerryDMA$129,050$132,770
Mark KirkRIL$338,470$428,349
Amy KlobucharDMN$125,016$140,860
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$13,500$5,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$239,500$343,057
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$138,682$120,169
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$18,685$73,925
Mike LeeRUT$81,745$31,499
Carl LevinDMI$36,250$206,595
Joe LiebermanICT$3,000$3,600
Dick LugarRIN$120,400$120,363
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$984,648$225,713
John McCainRAZ$189,000$145,730
Claire McCaskillDMO$349,050$621,727
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$867,130$579,100
Bob MenéndezDNJ$155,200$565,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$56,125$310,793
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$68,500$162,208
Jerry MoranRKS$319,330$90,900
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$367,800$56,300
Patty MurrayDWA$312,349$390,220
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$141,350$120,208
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$236,200$503,991
Rand PaulRKY$181,660$229,591
Rob PortmanROH$508,110$196,550
Mark L. PryorDAR$189,548$79,245
John "Jack" ReedDRI$45,100$77,185
Harry ReidDNV$322,700$747,305
Jim RischRID$208,136$22,500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$209,399$122,500
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$285,111$212,357
Marco RubioRFL$255,075$361,702
Bernie SandersIVT$9,250$128,303
Chuck SchumerDNY$94,260$435,275
Jeff SessionsRAL$283,765$82,400
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$92,850$280,703
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$169,900$61,100
Olympia J. SnoweRME$128,050$78,383
Debbie StabenowDMI$173,750$422,884
Jon TesterDMT$125,950$497,306
John ThuneRSD$362,218$111,775
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$417,910$322,980
Mark UdallDCO$192,344$603,965
Tom UdallDNM$92,050$376,361
David VitterRLA$224,223$333,506
Mark R. WarnerDVA$284,073$321,873
Jim WebbDVA$59,150$8,600
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$36,400$175,066
Roger F. WickerRMS$365,776$210,408
Ron WydenDOR$287,650$258,250

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,000$8,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$166,400$157,350
Kelly AyotteRNH$172,290$75,750
John BarrassoRWY$396,381$282,133
Max BaucusDMT$411,686$363,011
Mark BegichDAK$101,552$180,421
Michael F. BennetDCO$117,616$446,311
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$58,000$19,983
Richard BlumenthalDCT$23,000$220,345
Roy BluntRMO$657,876$344,383
John BoozmanRAR$208,445$90,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$229,690$798,316
Scott P. BrownRMA$418,410$679,466
Sherrod BrownDOH$194,200$945,730
Richard BurrRNC$337,819$202,155
Maria CantwellDWA$106,341$269,064
Ben CardinDMD$102,500$219,210
Tom CarperDDE$102,500$71,216
Bob CaseyDPA$204,797$384,216
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$619,208$221,968
Daniel CoatsRIN$118,100$58,550
Tom CoburnROK$60,800$40,150
William Thad CochranRMS$117,550$47,950
Susan M. CollinsRME$238,749$185,119
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$59,800$16,250
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$41,600$117,454
Bob CorkerRTN$324,378$331,822
John CornynRTX$329,350$430,073
Mike CrapoRID$165,284$36,222
Jim DeMintRSC$221,643$71,250
Dick DurbinDIL$228,600$325,285
Mike EnziRWY$93,600$27,800
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$122,500$175,968
Al FrankenDMN$65,310$656,653
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$210,776$658,256
Lindsey GrahamRSC$341,981$79,783
Chuck GrassleyRIA$227,829$134,610
Kay R. HaganDNC$60,750$301,744
Tom HarkinDIA$78,356$266,565
Orrin G. HatchRUT$261,550$207,532
Dean HellerRNV$397,246$200,392
John HoevenRND$212,256$44,300
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$32,230$54,850
Jim InhofeROK$399,400$75,133
Dan InouyeDHI$80,600$85,400
Johnny IsaksonRGA$313,269$103,200
Mike JohannsRNE$146,300$53,900
Ron JohnsonRWI$116,078$124,922
Tim JohnsonDSD$135,089$88,479
John F. KerryDMA$129,050$132,770
Mark KirkRIL$338,470$428,349
Amy KlobucharDMN$125,016$140,860
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$13,500$5,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$239,500$343,057
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$138,682$120,169
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$18,685$73,925
Mike LeeRUT$81,745$31,499
Carl LevinDMI$36,250$206,595
Joe LiebermanICT$3,000$3,600
Dick LugarRIN$120,400$120,363
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$984,648$225,713
John McCainRAZ$189,000$145,730
Claire McCaskillDMO$349,050$621,727
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$867,130$579,100
Bob MenéndezDNJ$155,200$565,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$56,125$310,793
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$68,500$162,208
Jerry MoranRKS$319,330$90,900
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$367,800$56,300
Patty MurrayDWA$312,349$390,220
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$141,350$120,208
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$236,200$503,991
Rand PaulRKY$181,660$229,591
Rob PortmanROH$508,110$196,550
Mark L. PryorDAR$189,548$79,245
John "Jack" ReedDRI$45,100$77,185
Harry ReidDNV$322,700$747,305
Jim RischRID$208,136$22,500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$209,399$122,500
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$285,111$212,357
Marco RubioRFL$255,075$361,702
Bernie SandersIVT$9,250$128,303
Chuck SchumerDNY$94,260$435,275
Jeff SessionsRAL$283,765$82,400
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$92,850$280,703
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$169,900$61,100
Olympia J. SnoweRME$128,050$78,383
Debbie StabenowDMI$173,750$422,884
Jon TesterDMT$125,950$497,306
John ThuneRSD$362,218$111,775
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$417,910$322,980
Mark UdallDCO$192,344$603,965
Tom UdallDNM$92,050$376,361
David VitterRLA$224,223$333,506
Mark R. WarnerDVA$284,073$321,873
Jim WebbDVA$59,150$8,600
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$36,400$175,066
Roger F. WickerRMS$365,776$210,408
Ron WydenDOR$287,650$258,250

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Electric Power utilities$4,248,285
Railroads$3,791,667
Coal mining$2,964,460
Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$2,346,101
Forestry & Forest Products$2,003,222
Waste management$813,506
Transportation unions$795,350
Mining$756,112
Rural electric cooperatives$703,169
Heavy industrial manufacturing$444,120
General business associations$412,685
Manufacturing$353,869
Builders associations$345,971
Chambers of commerce$274,854
Plumbing & pipe products$239,452
Mining unions$155,500
Construction & Public Works$78,750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Physicians$9,715,904
Schools & colleges$7,382,448
Environmental policy$3,202,626
Health care services$2,410,294
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$398,868
Consumer groups$5,150
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