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Why Congress Won't Take Action on Climate Change

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June 25, 2013Today, with Congress inactive on climate change legislation, President Obama announced a series of executive actions to address climate change by limiting greenhouse gas emissions and bolstering production of renewable energy, among other methods.

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Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
Bechtel$2,271,4680

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Barbara Boxer[D-CA]238
Ed Markey[D-MA]187
Amy Klobuchar[D-MN]183
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Raúl M. Grijalva[D-AZ]280
Earl Blumenauer[D-OR]268
Eleanor Holmes Norton[D-DC]255

Key Industries

IndustryContributedRelated bill positions
Waste management$4,425,15815
Water Utilities$2,370,86345
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.