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
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)

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.
Other Titles
    Joseph Lieberman
    • Public lands and natural resources
    • Alaska
    • Arctic and polar regions
    • Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats
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      1/25/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S152)
      1/25/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
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      Total contributions given to Senators from Pro-resource development groups, which…

      opposed this bill

      Pro-resource development groups$0

      5 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.

      5 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.
      Center for Biological Diversity
      Noblin, Rebecca. (2011, January 13). Lawsuit Seeks to Protect Polar Bear Critical Habitat From Oil Development. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from Center for Biological Diversity.
      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
      Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, Bering Straits Native Corporation, NANA Regional Corporation and Calista Corporation, North Slope Borough, the Iñupiat Community of the Arctic Slope, Kaktovik Iñupiat Corporation, Kuukpik Corporation, Ukpeabvik Iñupiat Corporation, Olgoonik Corporation, Inc., Cully Corporation and Tikigaq Corporation (2011, January 17). Native groups announce they will sue over polar bear decision. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from Cordova Times.

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      Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from Pro-resource development groups interest groups, 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$0$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
      John BarrassoRWY$0$0
      Max BaucusDMT$0$0
      Mark BegichDAK$0$0
      Michael BennetDCO$0$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
      Roy BluntRMO$0$0
      John BoozmanRAR$0$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
      Scott BrownRMA$0$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
      Richard BurrRNC$0$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
      Ben CardinDMD$0$0
      Tom CarperDDE$0$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
      Tom CoburnROK$0$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
      Susan CollinsRME$0$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
      Chris CoonsDDE$0$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
      John CornynRTX$0$0
      Mike CrapoRID$0$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
      John EnsignRNV$0$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
      Alan FrankenDMN$0$0
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
      Kay HaganDNC$0$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
      Orrin HatchRUT$0$0
      John HoevenRND$0$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
      Jim InhofeROK$0$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
      John KerryDMA$0$0
      Mark KirkRIL$0$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0
      Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
      Mike LeeRUT$0$0
      Carl LevinDMI$0$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$0$0
      Joe ManchinDWV$0$0
      John McCainRAZ$0$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
      Rand PaulRKY$0$0
      Rob PortmanROH$0$0
      Mark PryorDAR$0$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
      Harry ReidDNV$0$0
      Jim RischRID$0$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
      Marco RubioRFL$0$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
      Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
      Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
      Jon TesterDMT$0$0
      John ThuneRSD$0$0
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0
      Mark UdallDCO$0$0
      Tom UdallDNM$0$0
      David VitterRLA$0$0
      Mark WarnerDVA$0$0
      Jim WebbDVA$0$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
      Roger WickerRMS$0$0
      Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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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$12,100
      Kelly AyotteRNH$1,000$12,500
      John BarrassoRWY$0$28,000
      Max BaucusDMT$25,750$22,550
      Mark BegichDAK$100,674$25,750
      Michael BennetDCO$162,411$24,550
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$250$3,500
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$78,056$6,500
      Roy BluntRMO$0$77,900
      John BoozmanRAR$0$27,530
      Barbara BoxerDCA$262,792$1,500
      Scott BrownRMA$11,300$87,300
      Sherrod BrownDOH$98,353$5,200
      Richard BurrRNC$16,550$18,200
      Maria CantwellDWA$116,613$8,666
      Ben CardinDMD$12,275$4,500
      Tom CarperDDE$7,800$900
      Bob CaseyDPA$38,004$3,750
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$34,050
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$8,250
      Tom CoburnROK$0$17,900
      William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$5,100
      Susan CollinsRME$18,400$5,250
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$17,200
      Chris CoonsDDE$12,177$1,873
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$26,150
      John CornynRTX$0$279,250
      Mike CrapoRID$1,300$7,400
      Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$20,750
      Dick DurbinDIL$25,910$5,050
      John EnsignRNV$0$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$2,000
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$20,850$2,500
      Alan FrankenDMN$151,753$2,840
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$103,734$7,666
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,250$4,800
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$1,850
      Kay HaganDNC$45,697$5,550
      Tom HarkinDIA$17,065$14,236
      Orrin HatchRUT$1,000$31,800
      John HoevenRND$0$59,750
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,300$29,200
      Jim InhofeROK$0$81,050
      Dan InouyeDHI$4,700$7,400
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,900$14,950
      Mike JohannsRNE$500$4,250
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$25,350
      Tim JohnsonDSD$10,300$14,450
      John KerryDMA$18,920$500
      Mark KirkRIL$27,810$12,900
      Amy KlobucharDMN$12,900$1,166
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary LandrieuDLA$16,816$105,600
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$35,658$6,550
      Patrick LeahyDVT$23,250$0
      Mike LeeRUT$0$1,000
      Carl LevinDMI$24,095$3,300
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$15,024$11,775
      Joe ManchinDWV$25,950$83,950
      John McCainRAZ$0$9,610
      Claire McCaskillDMO$6,900$2,258
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,600$133,550
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$15,750$4,000
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$121,895$1,000
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$14,600$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$40,551
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$11,250$17,150
      Patty MurrayDWA$97,607$5,400
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$33,500
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$76,432$7,000
      Rand PaulRKY$0$28,150
      Rob PortmanROH$5,000$69,458
      Mark PryorDAR$3,000$28,400
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$13,560$2,000
      Harry ReidDNV$135,909$14,900
      Jim RischRID$1,000$5,050
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$19,450
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$51,100$11,000
      Marco RubioRFL$6,967$55,750
      Bernie SandersIVT$48,890$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$46,050$14,100
      Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$16,500
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$91,017$5,100
      Richard ShelbyRAL$4,700$6,400
      Olympia SnoweRME$31,750$6,500
      Debbie StabenowDMI$39,725$0
      Jon TesterDMT$265,585$14,350
      John ThuneRSD$6,400$52,440
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$12,050$56,800
      Mark UdallDCO$303,937$27,760
      Tom UdallDNM$141,294$34,550
      David VitterRLA$36,100$95,700
      Mark WarnerDVA$10,383$17,213
      Jim WebbDVA$4,400$1,500
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$94,133$1,250
      Roger WickerRMS$4,300$70,450
      Ron WydenDOR$9,500$11,364

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Environmental policy$3,056,266
      Animal Rights$228,355

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Oil & Gas$2,155,793
      Pro-business associations$101,863
      Pro-resource development groups$0
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