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Roll Call 249. (H.R. 910) Final passage of legislation prohibiting the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gas emissions Apr 07, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 248. (H.R. 910) On a motion that would have authorized the Environmental Protection Agency to continue to enforce regulations protecting vulnerable children (such as those with asthma) and seniors from air pollution caused by the burning of fossil fuels. Apr 07, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 240. (H.R. 910) On an amendment that would have required the Environmental Protection Agency to conduct a study determining if regulating greenhouse gas emissions would harm U.S. efforts to remain economically competitive in the world Apr 06, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 239. (H.R. 910) On an amendment that would have permitted the Environmental Protection Agency to continue to regulate greenhouse gas emissions if the EPA administrator and Secretary of Defense determined that climate change jeopardized national security Apr 06, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 238. (H.R. 910) On an amendment that would have permitted the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to continue to regulate greenhouse gas emissions if the EPA administrator determined that such regulation could reduce the demand for oil. Apr 06, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 237. (H.R. 910) On an amendment that would have permitted the Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] to continue regulating greenhouse gas emissions if the EPA administrator determined that such emissions posed a danger to public health. Apr 06, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 236. Number:236 (H.R. 910) On an amendment stating that “Congress accepts the scientific findings of the Environmental Protection Agency that climate change is occurring, is caused largely by human activities, and poses significant risks for public health and welfare.” Apr 06, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 235. (H.R. 910) On an amendment that would have allowed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to continue to provide assistance to states that had chosen to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. Apr 06, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 234. (H.R. 910) On an amendment that would have allowed the Environmental Protection Agency to continue to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. This amendment also would have required the EPA—prior to issuing new regulations relating to greenhouse gases—to hold a 30 day “public comment period” in which industries affected by such regulation (such as oil and gas) could raise concerns with EPA officials. Apr 06, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 233. (H.R. 910) On an amendment that would have allowed the Environmental Protection Agency to continue to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. This amendment would also have required the EPA to conduct a study on the long-term effects of banning regulation of greenhouse gas emissions. Apr 06, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 231. (H.R. 910) Legislation prohibiting the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gas emissions – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Apr 06, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 230. (H.R. 910) Legislation prohibiting the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gas emissions – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Apr 06, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 140. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to impose stricter limits on “particulate matter”—an air pollutant more commonly known as “soot.” Feb 18, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 136. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to classify coal ash--a bi-product of burning coal for electricity--as hazardous waste. Feb 18, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 135. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revoke permits given for mountaintop mining projects. (The EPA was authorized to revoke permits if it determined that such mining posed an environmental threat to nearby water sources, wildlife, and fisheries.) Feb 18, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 129. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used to enforce a regulation requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to review permits for mountaintop coal mining in order to ensure that they were not polluting nearby rivers, lakes, and streams. Feb 18, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 119. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used to enforce a federal regulation preventing toxic waste from coal mines from contaminating nearby rivers and streams. Feb 18, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 616. (H.R. 6495) Final passage of mine safety legislation that would have required additional inspections of mines, given federal regulators the authority to seek court orders to close mines deemed to be dangerous, and offered legal protection to mine employees who expose unsafe working conditions Dec 08, 2010. N Y L
Roll Call 288. (H. Res. 1363) On a resolution granting the Education and Labor Committee the authority to take depositions relating to its investigation of a mine explosion on April 5, 2010 in West Virginia – On bringing the resolution to a final vote May 20, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 477. (H.R. 2454) On passage of the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009, which contained the new cap and trade program; that program mandated significantly reduced emission levels, and permitted higher emitting companies to purchase pollution credits from lower emitters. Jun 26, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 476. (H.R. 2454) On the Forbes of Virginia amendment to the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009; the amendment called for a public-private commission to develop a national energy plan and set seven energy independence goals. Jun 26, 2009. Y N W
Roll Call 466. (H. Res. 587) A major energy bill containing the “cap-and-trade” plan, which permits ccompanies emitting higher pollution levels than the law would ordinarily allow to continue those emissions by purchasing pollution “credits” from entities emitting lower levels - -on the resolution setting the terms for debate of the bill Jun 26, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 465. (H. Res. 587) A major energy bill containing the “cap-and-trade” plan, which permits ccompanies emitting higher pollution levels than the law would ordinarily allow to continue those emissions by purchasing pollution “credits” from entities emitting lower levels - -on whether the House should move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debate of the bill Jun 26, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 256. Providing new grant programs for early-career scientists and engineers (H.R. 363)/Motion to recommit with instructions to add language giving priority to grants to expand domestic energy production and coal-to-liquid technology Apr 24, 2007. Absent N L
Roll Call 353. H.R. 2660. Fiscal 2004 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations/Vote on Final Passage of a Bill Which Fails to Fully-Fund Public Education and Weakens Labor Protections. Jul 10, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 349. H.R. 2660. Fiscal 2004 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations/Vote to Protect the Health of Miners By Eliminating a Provision in Bill Which Would Allow Greater Concentrations of Cancerous Coal Dust in Mine Shafts. Jul 10, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 143. H.R. 6. Energy Plan/Vote to Prevent Coal Producers From Seizing Unlimited Amounts of Federal Land. Apr 11, 2003. N Y L