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

Public lands and natural resources. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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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

      Total contributions given to Senators from Oil & Gas, which…

      opposed this bill

      Oil & Gas$2,180,046
      $2,180,046

      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 Oil & Gas 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$2,000
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$12,100
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$9,000
      John BarrassoRWY$0$28,500
      Max BaucusDMT$0$21,650
      Mark BegichDAK$0$26,000
      Michael F. BennetDCO$0$24,550
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$3,500
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$6,500
      Roy BluntRMO$0$74,900
      John BoozmanRAR$0$27,530
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$1,500
      Scott P. BrownRMA$0$85,550
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$5,450
      Richard BurrRNC$0$18,200
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$8,666
      Ben CardinDMD$0$4,500
      Tom CarperDDE$0$900
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$2,750
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$29,550
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$4,750
      Tom CoburnROK$0$17,650
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$5,653
      Susan M. CollinsRME$0$1,500
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$17,200
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$1,873
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$25,150
      John CornynRTX$0$279,250
      Mike CrapoRID$0$5,900
      Jim DeMintRSC$0$15,950
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$5,050
      John EnsignRNV$0$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$2,000
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$2,500
      Al FrankenDMN$0$2,840
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$7,666
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$4,800
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$1,850
      Kay R. HaganDNC$0$5,550
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$14,236
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$28,800
      John HoevenRND$0$57,250
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$29,200
      Jim InhofeROK$0$80,050
      Dan InouyeDHI$0$7,400
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$14,950
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$2,250
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$22,850
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$14,450
      John F. KerryDMA$0$500
      Mark KirkRIL$0$10,400
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$1,166
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$109,450
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$6,550
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
      Mike LeeRUT$0$1,000
      Carl LevinDMI$0$3,300
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$0$11,775
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$81,450
      John McCainRAZ$0$9,610
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$2,258
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$128,300
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$4,000
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$1,000
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$41,751
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$13,650
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$5,400
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$32,500
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$7,000
      Rand PaulRKY$0$28,150
      Rob PortmanROH$0$63,158
      Mark L. PryorDAR$0$28,400
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$2,000
      Harry ReidDNV$0$14,400
      Jim RischRID$0$5,050
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$19,450
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$11,000
      Marco RubioRFL$0$52,000
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$14,100
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$13,300
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$500
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$3,000
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$5,500
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
      Jon TesterDMT$0$14,350
      John ThuneRSD$0$51,340
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$52,800
      Mark UdallDCO$0$25,760
      Tom UdallDNM$0$39,050
      David VitterRLA$0$98,700
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$13,550
      Jim WebbDVA$0$1,000
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$1,250
      Roger F. WickerRMS$0$67,950
      Ron WydenDOR$0$11,364

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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$18,600
      Kelly AyotteRNH$1,000$40,333
      John BarrassoRWY$0$74,150
      Max BaucusDMT$25,750$60,950
      Mark BegichDAK$100,674$78,400
      Michael F. BennetDCO$162,411$35,525
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$250$14,300
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$78,056$7,500
      Roy BluntRMO$0$135,150
      John BoozmanRAR$0$44,802
      Barbara BoxerDCA$262,792$1,750
      Scott P. BrownRMA$9,800$158,450
      Sherrod BrownDOH$118,221$7,450
      Richard BurrRNC$16,550$30,600
      Maria CantwellDWA$116,613$19,666
      Ben CardinDMD$12,275$10,500
      Tom CarperDDE$7,800$4,900
      Bob CaseyDPA$34,504$13,900
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$53,900
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$52,183
      Tom CoburnROK$0$41,300
      William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$21,753
      Susan M. CollinsRME$18,400$6,250
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$19,450
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$12,177$1,873
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$40,650
      John CornynRTX$0$442,950
      Mike CrapoRID$1,300$14,900
      Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$35,800
      Dick DurbinDIL$25,910$6,050
      John EnsignRNV$0$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$15,000
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$20,850$2,500
      Al FrankenDMN$151,753$5,540
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$103,734$13,366
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,250$4,800
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$8,100
      Kay R. HaganDNC$45,697$6,050
      Tom HarkinDIA$17,065$22,386
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$80,300
      John HoevenRND$0$90,600
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,300$55,200
      Jim InhofeROK$0$178,750
      Dan InouyeDHI$4,700$8,900
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,900$21,450
      Mike JohannsRNE$500$10,050
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$30,350
      Tim JohnsonDSD$10,300$20,700
      John F. KerryDMA$18,920$500
      Mark KirkRIL$27,810$31,000
      Amy KlobucharDMN$12,900$6,866
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$16,816$198,700
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$35,658$6,550
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$23,250$0
      Mike LeeRUT$0$5,500
      Carl LevinDMI$24,095$3,800
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$15,024$13,775
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$25,950$103,250
      John McCainRAZ$0$18,010
      Claire McCaskillDMO$6,900$16,458
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,600$260,050
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$15,750$13,800
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$122,795$1,000
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$14,600$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$500$75,751
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$11,250$62,150
      Patty MurrayDWA$97,607$5,400
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$50,300
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$76,432$21,000
      Rand PaulRKY$0$45,200
      Rob PortmanROH$5,000$119,808
      Mark L. PryorDAR$3,000$31,900
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$13,560$2,000
      Harry ReidDNV$135,909$16,400
      Jim RischRID$1,000$11,850
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$54,500
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$51,100$16,000
      Marco RubioRFL$6,000$78,783
      Bernie SandersIVT$48,890$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$48,050$20,100
      Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$20,000
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$91,017$6,600
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,700$6,400
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$31,750$11,500
      Debbie StabenowDMI$39,725$10,550
      Jon TesterDMT$267,585$34,150
      John ThuneRSD$6,400$74,040
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$12,050$88,600
      Mark UdallDCO$303,937$37,860
      Tom UdallDNM$141,294$69,713
      David VitterRLA$37,100$292,050
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$10,383$21,813
      Jim WebbDVA$4,400$6,300
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$94,133$3,250
      Roger F. WickerRMS$4,300$113,150
      Ron WydenDOR$9,500$15,864

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Environmental policy$3,076,567
      Animal Rights$228,355

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Oil & Gas$2,180,046
      Oilfield service, equipment & exploration$1,890,359
      Pro-business associations$101,863
      Pro-resource development groups$0
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