S. 33 - A Bill to Designate a Portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge As Wilderness.

Public lands and natural resources.
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Summary:
A bill to designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness. (by CRS) 
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A Bill to Designate a Portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge As Wilderness.

S. 33 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness.
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    Sponsor
    Joseph I. Lieberman
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Public lands and natural resources
    • Alaska
    • Arctic and polar regions
    • Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats
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      Major Actions
      Introduced1/25/2011
      Referred to Committee
      Bill History

      There have been no votes on this bill.

      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced1/25/2011
      1/25/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
      1/25/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
      4 Organizations Supported and 4 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      A Bill to Designate a Portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge As Wilderness.

      4 organizations supported this bill

      Alaska Wilderness League
      Alaska Wilderness League., Defenders of Wildlife., Northern Alaska Environmental Center, League of Conservation Voters. & The Wilderness Society. (2011, January 25). Sen. Lieberman introduces bill to protect the Arctic Refuge from drilling. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from Alaska Wilderness League.
      Friends of Animals
      Friends of Animals (2005, February 3). Supporters Rally to Protect the Arctic Refuge. Retrieved February 24, 2011, from Friends of Animals.
      National Wildlife Refuge Association
      National Wildlife Refuge Association (2011, February 4). Rep. Markey and Sen. Lieberman Introduce Arctic Wilderness Bills. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from The National Wildlife Refuge Association.
      Sierra Club
      Sierra Club (2009, January 14). Bill Would Protect Arctic Refuge as Wilderness. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from Sierra Club.

      4 organizations opposed this bill

      Alaska Oil and Gas Association
      Brady, Jeff. (2011, January 3). Battle Heats Up Over Alaskan Petroleum Reserve. npr.org. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from http://www.npr.org/2011/01/03/132490327/battle-heats-up-over-alaskan-petroleum-reserve.
      Arctic Power
      Arctic Power (2011). ANWR Wilderness Legislation Initiated in Congress. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from anwr.org.
      Arctic Slope Regional Corporation
      Governor of Alaska, Sean Parnell (2011, January 17). Governor Welcomes Effort to Fight Designation. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from Alaska.gov.
      Bering Straits Native Corporation
      Alaska Newspapers Staff (2011, January 17). Native groups announce they will sue over polar bear decision. Cordova Times. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from http://www.thecordovatimes.com/article/1103native_groups_announce_they_will_sue_over.

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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$0$2,000
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$500$16,600
      Kelly AyotteRNH$1,000$38,285
      John BarrassoRWY$0$71,750
      Max BaucusDMT$24,500$66,000
      Mark BegichDAK$88,199$75,150
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$250$12,300
      Barbara BoxerDCA$274,072$2,250
      Scott P. BrownRMA$9,800$178,300
      Sherrod BrownDOH$119,771$6,950
      Maria CantwellDWA$114,213$23,366
      Ben CardinDMD$12,275$10,500
      Tom CarperDDE$8,800$5,100
      Bob CaseyDPA$35,004$15,650
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$48,200
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$28,000
      Tom CoburnROK$0$29,000
      William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$24,753
      Susan M. CollinsRME$20,600$9,000
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$20,350
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$18,377$1,873
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$41,201
      John CornynRTX$0$454,300
      Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$25,600
      Dick DurbinDIL$28,210$3,250
      John EnsignRNV$0$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$9,000
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$20,850$2,500
      Al FrankenDMN$151,286$5,540
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$106,984$13,866
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,550$4,600
      Kay R. HaganDNC$63,714$7,550
      Tom HarkinDIA$15,815$18,450
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$59,400
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,300$60,550
      Jim InhofeROK$0$158,700
      Dan InouyeDHI$4,900$8,900
      Mike JohannsRNE$500$7,550
      Tim JohnsonDSD$14,800$14,950
      John F. KerryDMA$5,120$500
      Mark KirkRIL$23,910$29,500
      Amy KlobucharDMN$12,900$6,866
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$22,416$244,790
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$40,758$6,050
      Carl LevinDMI$25,445$2,500
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$15,024$13,250
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$39,900$99,650
      Claire McCaskillDMO$9,400$16,958
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$4,300$194,100
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$14,750$14,300
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$123,007$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,800$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$47,550
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$77,182$21,000
      Mark L. PryorDAR$3,000$29,000
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,960$0
      Harry ReidDNV$160,489$16,200
      Jim RischRID$3,550$10,300
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$29,100
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$36,000$15,000
      Bernie SandersIVT$48,890$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$20,500
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$93,867$4,600
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$30,750$6,500
      Debbie StabenowDMI$39,725$11,550
      Jon TesterDMT$271,035$35,816
      Mark UdallDCO$303,755$39,950
      Tom UdallDNM$145,288$71,313
      David VitterRLA$40,600$375,900
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$11,633$24,613
      Jim WebbDVA$4,400$6,300
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$91,983$4,916
      Roger F. WickerRMS$5,300$108,450

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$2,000
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$500$16,600
      Kelly AyotteRNH$1,000$38,285
      John BarrassoRWY$0$71,750
      Max BaucusDMT$24,500$66,000
      Mark BegichDAK$88,199$75,150
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$250$12,300
      Barbara BoxerDCA$274,072$2,250
      Scott P. BrownRMA$9,800$178,300
      Sherrod BrownDOH$119,771$6,950
      Maria CantwellDWA$114,213$23,366
      Ben CardinDMD$12,275$10,500
      Tom CarperDDE$8,800$5,100
      Bob CaseyDPA$35,004$15,650
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$48,200
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$28,000
      Tom CoburnROK$0$29,000
      William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$24,753
      Susan M. CollinsRME$20,600$9,000
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$20,350
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$18,377$1,873
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$41,201
      John CornynRTX$0$454,300
      Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$25,600
      Dick DurbinDIL$28,210$3,250
      John EnsignRNV$0$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$9,000
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$20,850$2,500
      Al FrankenDMN$151,286$5,540
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$106,984$13,866
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,550$4,600
      Kay R. HaganDNC$63,714$7,550
      Tom HarkinDIA$15,815$18,450
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$59,400
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,300$60,550
      Jim InhofeROK$0$158,700
      Dan InouyeDHI$4,900$8,900
      Mike JohannsRNE$500$7,550
      Tim JohnsonDSD$14,800$14,950
      John F. KerryDMA$5,120$500
      Mark KirkRIL$23,910$29,500
      Amy KlobucharDMN$12,900$6,866
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$22,416$244,790
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$40,758$6,050
      Carl LevinDMI$25,445$2,500
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$15,024$13,250
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$39,900$99,650
      Claire McCaskillDMO$9,400$16,958
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$4,300$194,100
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$14,750$14,300
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$123,007$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,800$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$47,550
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$77,182$21,000
      Mark L. PryorDAR$3,000$29,000
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,960$0
      Harry ReidDNV$160,489$16,200
      Jim RischRID$3,550$10,300
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$29,100
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$36,000$15,000
      Bernie SandersIVT$48,890$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$20,500
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$93,867$4,600
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$30,750$6,500
      Debbie StabenowDMI$39,725$11,550
      Jon TesterDMT$271,035$35,816
      Mark UdallDCO$303,755$39,950
      Tom UdallDNM$145,288$71,313
      David VitterRLA$40,600$375,900
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$11,633$24,613
      Jim WebbDVA$4,400$6,300
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$91,983$4,916
      Roger F. WickerRMS$5,300$108,450

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Environmental policy$2,684,152
      Animal Rights$200,505

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Oilfield service, equipment & exploration$1,571,943
      Oil & Gas$1,440,150
      Pro-business associations$76,213
      Pro-resource development groups$0
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