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Platts' Nuclear Conference Attended by Companies Spending Millions on Lobbying


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Feb. 18, 2015 -- The top representatives of the nuclear industry are gathered in Washington this week for the Platts’ Annual Nuclear Energy Conference. In recent years, the nuclear energy industry has pushed the federal government to support construction of new facilities and to develop smaller, cheaper reactors.

How much have the top five companies operating nuclear power plants spent on lobbying Congress and the federal government? Read more

Oil & Gas Industry Gave 13 Times More Money to House Reps Voting for Senate Keystone XL Bill
In January Vote on Keystone XL, Reps Supporting Bill Received 13 Times More in Contributions From Oil and Gas

Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
National Beer Wholesalers Association$6,184,5004
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association$4,834,61033
American Crystal Sugar$3,810,2005

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Barbara Boxer[D-CA]474
Ed Markey[D-MA]463
Mazie K. Hirono[D-HI]447
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Raúl M. Grijalva[D-AZ]928
Earl Blumenauer[D-OR]731
Barbara Lee[D-CA]647
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.