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S. 2245 - Preserve the Waters of the United States Act

Environmental protection. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to preserve existing rights and responsibilities with respect to waters of the United States. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Preserve the Waters of the United States Act

S. 2245 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to preserve existing rights and responsibilities with respect to waters of the United States. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to preserve existing rights and responsibilities with respect to waters of the United States.
Other Titles
  • Preserve the Waters of the United States Act
Sponsor
John Barrasso
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Department of Defense
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Water quality
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Major Actions
Introduced3/28/2012
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/28/2012
3/28/2012Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

27 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Preserve the Waters of the United States Act

27 organizations supported this bill

American Farm Bureau Federation
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
American Forest & Paper Association
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
American Petroleum Institute
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
American Road & Transportation Builders Association
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
Associated General Contractors of America
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
CropLife America
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
Edison Electric Institute
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
Florida Sugar Cane League
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
Industrial Minerals Association - North America
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
International Council of Shopping Centers
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
Irrigation Association
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
National Association of Home Builders
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
National Association of Manufacturers
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
National Association of Realtors
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
National Cattlemen's Beef Association
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
National Milk Producers Federation
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
National Mining Association
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
National Multifamily Housing Council
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
National Pork Producers Council
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
Public Lands Council
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
Southern Crop Production Association
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
The Fertilizer Institute
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.
Western Business Roundtable
Waters Advocacy Coalition (2012). WAC Support for S 2245. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from NASDA.

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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$16,510$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$385,300$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$262,595$0
John BarrassoRWY$435,450$0
Max BaucusDMT$873,153$0
Mark BegichDAK$189,887$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$562,680$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$80,100$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$279,264$0
Roy BluntRMO$1,224,662$0
John BoozmanRAR$280,460$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$660,204$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$1,225,846$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$552,927$0
Richard BurrRNC$631,786$0
Maria CantwellDWA$257,731$0
Ben CardinDMD$412,225$0
Tom CarperDDE$194,010$0
Bob CaseyDPA$407,798$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,685,750$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$220,966$0
Tom CoburnROK$99,685$0
William Thad CochranRMS$399,566$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$427,369$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$148,625$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$102,823$0
Bob CorkerRTN$851,896$0
John CornynRTX$1,470,972$0
Mike CrapoRID$345,039$0
Jim DeMintRSC$350,559$0
Dick DurbinDIL$488,264$0
Mike EnziRWY$130,665$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$660,173$0
Al FrankenDMN$319,377$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,176,837$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$535,261$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$523,597$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$282,247$0
Tom HarkinDIA$495,496$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$565,225$0
Dean HellerRNV$631,667$0
John HoevenRND$335,260$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$193,530$0
Jim InhofeROK$640,618$0
Dan InouyeDHI$256,800$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$917,377$0
Mike JohannsRNE$480,701$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$295,275$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$309,725$0
John F. KerryDMA$294,460$0
Mark KirkRIL$917,628$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$475,588$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$32,750$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$779,911$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$543,163$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$122,835$0
Mike LeeRUT$79,010$0
Carl LevinDMI$279,595$0
Joe LiebermanICT$31,400$0
Dick LugarRIN$385,040$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$694,350$0
John McCainRAZ$455,435$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$533,440$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,666,965$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,021,532$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$220,016$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$186,383$0
Jerry MoranRKS$969,616$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$494,494$0
Patty MurrayDWA$428,349$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$335,285$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$776,724$0
Rand PaulRKY$236,852$0
Rob PortmanROH$898,784$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$392,290$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$193,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$997,222$0
Jim RischRID$327,998$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$725,548$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$235,400$0
Marco RubioRFL$871,858$0
Bernie SandersIVT$80,140$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$957,110$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$430,965$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$266,641$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$337,900$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$241,943$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$750,237$0
Jon TesterDMT$516,646$0
John ThuneRSD$768,558$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$758,548$0
Mark UdallDCO$579,430$0
Tom UdallDNM$384,163$0
David VitterRLA$665,780$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$763,219$0
Jim WebbDVA$48,050$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$163,274$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$816,650$0
Ron WydenDOR$518,500$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$16,510$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$385,300$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$262,595$0
John BarrassoRWY$435,450$0
Max BaucusDMT$873,153$0
Mark BegichDAK$189,887$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$562,680$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$80,100$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$279,264$0
Roy BluntRMO$1,224,662$0
John BoozmanRAR$280,460$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$660,204$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$1,225,846$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$552,927$0
Richard BurrRNC$631,786$0
Maria CantwellDWA$257,731$0
Ben CardinDMD$412,225$0
Tom CarperDDE$194,010$0
Bob CaseyDPA$407,798$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,685,750$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$220,966$0
Tom CoburnROK$99,685$0
William Thad CochranRMS$399,566$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$427,369$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$148,625$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$102,823$0
Bob CorkerRTN$851,896$0
John CornynRTX$1,470,972$0
Mike CrapoRID$345,039$0
Jim DeMintRSC$350,559$0
Dick DurbinDIL$488,264$0
Mike EnziRWY$130,665$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$660,173$0
Al FrankenDMN$319,377$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,176,837$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$535,261$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$523,597$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$282,247$0
Tom HarkinDIA$495,496$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$565,225$0
Dean HellerRNV$631,667$0
John HoevenRND$335,260$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$193,530$0
Jim InhofeROK$640,618$0
Dan InouyeDHI$256,800$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$917,377$0
Mike JohannsRNE$480,701$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$295,275$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$309,725$0
John F. KerryDMA$294,460$0
Mark KirkRIL$917,628$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$475,588$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$32,750$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$779,911$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$543,163$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$122,835$0
Mike LeeRUT$79,010$0
Carl LevinDMI$279,595$0
Joe LiebermanICT$31,400$0
Dick LugarRIN$385,040$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$694,350$0
John McCainRAZ$455,435$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$533,440$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,666,965$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,021,532$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$220,016$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$186,383$0
Jerry MoranRKS$969,616$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$494,494$0
Patty MurrayDWA$428,349$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$335,285$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$776,724$0
Rand PaulRKY$236,852$0
Rob PortmanROH$898,784$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$392,290$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$193,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$997,222$0
Jim RischRID$327,998$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$725,548$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$235,400$0
Marco RubioRFL$871,858$0
Bernie SandersIVT$80,140$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$957,110$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$430,965$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$266,641$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$337,900$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$241,943$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$750,237$0
Jon TesterDMT$516,646$0
John ThuneRSD$768,558$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$758,548$0
Mark UdallDCO$579,430$0
Tom UdallDNM$384,163$0
David VitterRLA$665,780$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$763,219$0
Jim WebbDVA$48,050$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$163,274$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$816,650$0
Ron WydenDOR$518,500$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Real Estate developers & subdividers$11,833,453
Real estate agents$6,360,881
Public works, industrial & commercial construction$4,393,458
Electric Power utilities$4,248,285
Crop production & basic processing$3,101,013
Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$2,346,101
Residential construction$2,145,432
Forestry & Forest Products$2,003,222
Oil & Gas$1,949,035
Milk & dairy producers$1,909,709
Livestock$1,779,859
Sugar cane & sugar beets$1,648,183
Agricultural services & related industries$1,399,181
Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$1,183,410
Retail trade$884,321
Mining$756,112
Poultry & eggs$643,721
Farm organizations & cooperatives$498,531
General business associations$412,685
Manufacturing$353,869
Non-metallic mining$50,750
Farm bureaus$23,397
Municipal & county government organizations$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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