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Reps Voting to Speed Up Permits for Natural Gas Exports Receive $2.6M from Exporting Companies; $87.4M Spent on Lobbying



Jan. 30, 2015 — On Wednesday, the House passed H.R. 351 (277-133).

The bill seeks to speed up the approval process by requiring the Department of Energy to rule on permit applications within 30 days of receiving a completed environmental review. Among the many dozens of companies involved in financing and operating the 27 proposed facilities, nine have political action committees (PAC).

How much money have members of Congress voting 'YES' received from these nine companies?  Read more

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Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
National Mining Association$2,677,60011

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Shelley Moore Capito[R-WV]18
Rob Portman[R-OH]16
Kelly Ayotte[R-NH]13
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
David B. McKinley[R-WV]23
Bob Latta[R-OH]23
Tim Ryan[D-OH]21

Key Industries

Numbers on this page (except for Latest Bills) include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2007 through the present. For date range numbers on Latest Bills, visit the bill page.