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S.J.Res. 27 - A Joint Resolution Disapproving a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to the Mitigation by States of Cross-Border Air Pollution Under the Clean Air Act.

Environmental protection. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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A joint resolution disapproving a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the mitigation by States of cross-border air pollution under the Clean Air Act. (by CRS) 
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A Joint Resolution Disapproving a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to the Mitigation by States of Cross-Border Air Pollution Under the Clean Air Act.

S.J.Res. 27 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A joint resolution disapproving a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the mitigation by States of cross-border air pollution under the Clean Air Act. (by CRS)
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Title
A joint resolution disapproving a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the mitigation by States of cross-border air pollution under the Clean Air Act.
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    Sponsor
    Rand Paul
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Environmental protection
    • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
    • Air quality
    • Congressional oversight
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • Environmental regulatory procedures
    Related Bills
      Major Actions
      Introduced9/08/2011
      Referred to Committee
      Bill History
      Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
      select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Proceed S.J.Res. 2711/10/2011This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
      41 voted YES 56 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced9/08/2011
      9/08/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
      11/03/2011Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works discharged by petition, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 802(c).
      Put on a legislative calendar11/03/2011Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 220.
      11/10/2011Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
      select this voteVote11/10/2011On the Motion to Proceed S.J.Res. 27
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

      Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

      supported this bill

      Republican/Conservative [About]
      Mining [About]
      Manufacturing [About]
      Electric Power utilities (split) [About]
      $6,864,752
      $759,112
      $345,269
      $7,969,133
      110% more
      $3,200,326
      $352,909
      $102,775
      $9,698,354
      $952,751
      $1,951,640
      $141,412
      $5,150
      $364,949
      $16,770,266
      6 Organizations Supported and 24 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      A Joint Resolution Disapproving a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to the Mitigation by States of Cross-Border Air Pollution Under the Clean Air Act.

      6 organizations supported this bill

      Americans for Prosperity
      James Valvo, Director of Government Affairs, Americans for Prosperity, & (2011, September 21). Letter of Support: Sen. Paul's Disapproval of Emissions Regulations S.J.Res. 27. Retrieved September 26, 2011, from Legislative Alerts.
      FreedomWorks
      FreedomWorks (2011, October 30). Help Rand Paul Stop the EPA. Retrieved October 31, 2011, from Action Home.
      Heritage Foundation
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 7). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from US Climate Network.
      Luminant
      Energy Future Holdings (2011, September 15). Luminant Files Motion to Stay in Lawsuit Challenging Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Press Releases.
      National Association of Manufacturers
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 9). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from US Climate Network.
      National Mining Association
      NMA (2011, November 9). Stop EPA's Regulatory Train Wreck. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from NMA.

      24 organizations opposed this bill

      American Association for Respiratory Care
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 7). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from US Climate Network.
      American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 7). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from US Climate Network.
      American Businesses For Clean Energy
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 9). Business Leaders Voice Opposition to Senator Rand Paul's Attempt to Undermine the Clean Air Act by Repealing the Cross State Air Pollution Rule. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from PR Newswire.
      American College of Preventive Medicine
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 7). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from US Climate Network.
      American Heart Association
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 7). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from US Climate Network.
      American Lung Association
      Albert A. Rizzo, MD, National Volunteer Chair of the American Lung Association (2011, July 7). Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Will Save Lives, Protect Public from Out-of-State Pollution. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Press Releases.
      American Nurses Association
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 7). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from US Climate Network.
      American Public Health Association
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 7). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from US Climate Network.
      American Sustainable Business Council
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 9). Business Leaders Voice Opposition to Senator Rand Paul's Attempt to Undermine the Clean Air Act by Repealing the Cross State Air Pollution Rule. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from PR Newswire.
      American Thoracic Society
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 7). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from US Climate Network.
      Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 7). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from US Climate Network.
      Environmental Defense Fund
      Environmental Defense Fund (2011, November 7). Take Action to Stop the Radical Rand Paul Dirty Air Assault!. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Action Alert.
      Environmental Entrepreneurs
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 9). Business Leaders Voice Opposition to Senator Rand Paul's Attempt to Undermine the Clean Air Act by Repealing the Cross State Air Pollution Rule. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from PR Newswire.
      Exelon
      Cash, Cathy (2011, October 28). Exelon, PSEG urge EPA to proceed with US cross-state air rule. Platts. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from http://www.platts.com/RSSFeedDetailedNews/RSSFeed/ElectricPower/6627355.
      Health Care Without Harm
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 7). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from US Climate Network.
      Main Street Alliance
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 9). Business Leaders Voice Opposition to Senator Rand Paul's Attempt to Undermine the Clean Air Act by Repealing the Cross State Air Pollution Rule. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from PR Newswire.
      National Association for the Medical Direction of Respiratory Care
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 7). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from US Climate Network.
      National Association of County & City Health Officials
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 7). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from US Climate Network.
      National Home Oxygen Patients Association
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 7). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from US Climate Network.
      Natural Resources Defense Council
      John Walke,Clean Air Director/Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council (2011, November 8). Extreme Pollution Agenda in Senate Targets Life-Saving Smog & Soot Standards. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from John Walke’s Blog.
      Physicians for Social Responsibility
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 7). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from US Climate Network.
      Public Service Enterprise Group
      Cash, Cathy (2011, October 28). Exelon, PSEG urge EPA to proceed with US cross-state air rule. Platts. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from http://www.platts.com/RSSFeedDetailedNews/RSSFeed/ElectricPower/6627355.
      Sierra Club
      Sierra Club (2011, November 7). Tell the Senate to Stop the Dirty Air Act in its Tracks!. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from Sierra Club.
      Trust for America's Health
      undersigned organizations (2011, November 7). Letter to Senators. Retrieved November 9, 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$0$7,000
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$23,950$78,550
      Kelly AyotteRNH$96,416$42,900
      John BarrassoRWY$65,550$282,900
      Max BaucusDMT$13,500$190,730
      Mark BegichDAK$5,000$167,636
      Michael F. BennetDCO$5,050$353,425
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$15,000
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$126,945
      Roy BluntRMO$188,766$252,630
      John BoozmanRAR$46,095$73,878
      Barbara BoxerDCA$10,550$541,315
      Scott P. BrownRMA$647,958$415,758
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$476,409
      Richard BurrRNC$61,600$166,627
      Maria CantwellDWA$250$234,539
      Ben CardinDMD$0$143,485
      Tom CarperDDE$0$49,800
      Bob CaseyDPA$250$199,271
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$377,298$163,100
      Daniel CoatsRIN$60,500$43,128
      Tom CoburnROK$103,093$39,900
      William Thad CochranRMS$6,300$33,300
      Susan M. CollinsRME$70,399$150,519
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$21,300
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,100$74,677
      Bob CorkerRTN$92,380$236,122
      John CornynRTX$175,890$428,073
      Mike CrapoRID$11,200$35,642
      Jim DeMintRSC$294,120$53,450
      Dick DurbinDIL$7,000$184,135
      Mike EnziRWY$15,500$38,300
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$7,000$146,815
      Al FrankenDMN$6,100$366,123
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$17,010$499,001
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$20,958$72,438
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$44,900$106,660
      Kay R. HaganDNC$0$164,826
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$219,715
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$51,250$149,150
      Dean HellerRNV$184,537$200,366
      John HoevenRND$40,000$41,750
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$48,450$48,150
      Jim InhofeROK$82,825$76,063
      Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$46,300
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$42,750$76,450
      Mike JohannsRNE$30,246$47,000
      Ron JohnsonRWI$170,957$112,757
      Tim JohnsonDSD$2,000$79,079
      John F. KerryDMA$250$87,220
      Mark KirkRIL$292,550$369,149
      Amy KlobucharDMN$17,150$96,500
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$7,750$3,000
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$16,650$193,711
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$107,740
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$44,250
      Mike LeeRUT$40,620$13,300
      Carl LevinDMI$250$110,695
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$5,800
      Dick LugarRIN$21,550$70,429
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$45,000$180,450
      John McCainRAZ$180,693$78,205
      Claire McCaskillDMO$13,300$208,499
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$270,683$468,325
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,500$455,490
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$250$189,994
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$112,167
      Jerry MoranRKS$34,700$87,800
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,550$62,900
      Patty MurrayDWA$4,000$274,215
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$10,000$77,010
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$10,000$371,832
      Rand PaulRKY$285,990$178,416
      Rob PortmanROH$148,398$160,612
      Mark L. PryorDAR$5,500$70,733
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$71,610
      Harry ReidDNV$26,050$597,305
      Jim RischRID$194,456$27,650
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$112,999$128,650
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$11,000$132,050
      Marco RubioRFL$966,943$286,820
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$90,623
      Chuck SchumerDNY$9,560$210,750
      Jeff SessionsRAL$61,820$67,500
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$220,759
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,050$27,975
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$21,550$79,900
      Debbie StabenowDMI$4,000$285,169
      Jon TesterDMT$0$411,685
      John ThuneRSD$285,905$112,125
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,396,592$237,163
      Mark UdallDCO$18,100$541,157
      Tom UdallDNM$3,050$305,687
      David VitterRLA$216,251$311,876
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$7,000$242,875
      Jim WebbDVA$2,000$7,700
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$156,833
      Roger F. WickerRMS$74,775$169,675
      Ron WydenDOR$0$195,200

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$7,000
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$23,950$78,550
      Kelly AyotteRNH$96,416$42,900
      John BarrassoRWY$65,550$282,900
      Max BaucusDMT$13,500$190,730
      Mark BegichDAK$5,000$167,636
      Michael F. BennetDCO$5,050$353,425
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$15,000
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$126,945
      Roy BluntRMO$188,766$252,630
      John BoozmanRAR$46,095$73,878
      Barbara BoxerDCA$10,550$541,315
      Scott P. BrownRMA$647,958$415,758
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$476,409
      Richard BurrRNC$61,600$166,627
      Maria CantwellDWA$250$234,539
      Ben CardinDMD$0$143,485
      Tom CarperDDE$0$49,800
      Bob CaseyDPA$250$199,271
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$377,298$163,100
      Daniel CoatsRIN$60,500$43,128
      Tom CoburnROK$103,093$39,900
      William Thad CochranRMS$6,300$33,300
      Susan M. CollinsRME$70,399$150,519
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$21,300
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,100$74,677
      Bob CorkerRTN$92,380$236,122
      John CornynRTX$175,890$428,073
      Mike CrapoRID$11,200$35,642
      Jim DeMintRSC$294,120$53,450
      Dick DurbinDIL$7,000$184,135
      Mike EnziRWY$15,500$38,300
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$7,000$146,815
      Al FrankenDMN$6,100$366,123
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$17,010$499,001
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$20,958$72,438
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$44,900$106,660
      Kay R. HaganDNC$0$164,826
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$219,715
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$51,250$149,150
      Dean HellerRNV$184,537$200,366
      John HoevenRND$40,000$41,750
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$48,450$48,150
      Jim InhofeROK$82,825$76,063
      Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$46,300
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$42,750$76,450
      Mike JohannsRNE$30,246$47,000
      Ron JohnsonRWI$170,957$112,757
      Tim JohnsonDSD$2,000$79,079
      John F. KerryDMA$250$87,220
      Mark KirkRIL$292,550$369,149
      Amy KlobucharDMN$17,150$96,500
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$7,750$3,000
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$16,650$193,711
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$107,740
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$44,250
      Mike LeeRUT$40,620$13,300
      Carl LevinDMI$250$110,695
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$5,800
      Dick LugarRIN$21,550$70,429
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$45,000$180,450
      John McCainRAZ$180,693$78,205
      Claire McCaskillDMO$13,300$208,499
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$270,683$468,325
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,500$455,490
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$250$189,994
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$112,167
      Jerry MoranRKS$34,700$87,800
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,550$62,900
      Patty MurrayDWA$4,000$274,215
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$10,000$77,010
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$10,000$371,832
      Rand PaulRKY$285,990$178,416
      Rob PortmanROH$148,398$160,612
      Mark L. PryorDAR$5,500$70,733
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$71,610
      Harry ReidDNV$26,050$597,305
      Jim RischRID$194,456$27,650
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$112,999$128,650
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$11,000$132,050
      Marco RubioRFL$966,943$286,820
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$90,623
      Chuck SchumerDNY$9,560$210,750
      Jeff SessionsRAL$61,820$67,500
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$220,759
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,050$27,975
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$21,550$79,900
      Debbie StabenowDMI$4,000$285,169
      Jon TesterDMT$0$411,685
      John ThuneRSD$285,905$112,125
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,396,592$237,163
      Mark UdallDCO$18,100$541,157
      Tom UdallDNM$3,050$305,687
      David VitterRLA$216,251$311,876
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$7,000$242,875
      Jim WebbDVA$2,000$7,700
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$156,833
      Roger F. WickerRMS$74,775$169,675
      Ron WydenDOR$0$195,200

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Republican/Conservative$6,864,752
      Electric Power utilities$4,250,585
      Mining$759,112
      Manufacturing$345,269

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Physicians$9,698,354
      Electric Power utilities$4,250,585
      Environmental policy$3,200,326
      Non-profit foundations$1,951,640
      Nurses$952,751
      Small business associations$364,949
      Health & welfare policy$352,909
      Public official (elected or appointed)$141,412
      Health professionals$102,775
      Consumer groups$5,150
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