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S. 839 - Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2017

Environmental protection. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to allow for judicial review of any final rule addressing national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants for brick and structural clay products or for clay ceramics manufacturing before requiring compliance with such rule. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2017

S. 839 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to allow for judicial review of any final rule addressing national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants for brick and structural clay products or for clay ceramics manufacturing before requiring compliance with such rule. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to allow for judicial review of any final rule addressing national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants for brick and structural clay products or for clay ceramics manufacturing before requiring compliance with such rule.
Other Titles
  • Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2017
  • Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2017
Sponsor
Roger F. Wicker
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Air quality
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Judicial review and appeals
  • Manufacturing
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced4/05/2017
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/05/2017
4/05/2017Introduced in Senate
4/05/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
11/14/2017Committee on Environment and Public Works Senate Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 115-127.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$2,354,941
$2,354,941
7.5 times as much
$6,497,094
$10,650
$10,463,497
$632,146
$17,603,387
1 Organization Supports and 15 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2017

1 organization support this bill

Brick Industry Association
BIA (2018, March 7). BIA Supports New BRICK Bill Aiming to Extend EPA Emissions Timeline. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from PR Newswire.

15 organizations oppose this bill

Center for Biological Diversity
undersigned organizations (2018, March 6). Consumer Groups' Opposition to the BRICK Act. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from NRDC.
Center for Justice & Democracy
undersigned organizations (2018, March 6). Consumer Groups' Opposition to the BRICK Act. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from NRDC.
Clean Water Action
undersigned organizations (2018, March 6). Consumer Groups' Opposition to the BRICK Act. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from NRDC.
Earthjustice
undersigned organizations (2018, March 6). Consumer Groups' Opposition to the BRICK Act. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from NRDC.
Environment America
undersigned organizations (2018, March 6). Consumer Groups' Opposition to the BRICK Act. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from NRDC.
Environmental Law & Policy Center
undersigned organizations (2018, March 6). Consumer Groups' Opposition to the BRICK Act. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from NRDC.
Hip Hop Caucus
undersigned organizations (2018, March 6). Consumer Groups' Opposition to the BRICK Act. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from NRDC.
League of Conservation Voters
undersigned organizations (2018, March 6). Consumer Groups' Opposition to the BRICK Act. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from NRDC.
League of Women Voters
undersigned organizations (2018, March 6). Consumer Groups' Opposition to the BRICK Act. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from NRDC.
National Association of Consumer Advocates
undersigned organizations (2018, March 6). Consumer Groups' Opposition to the BRICK Act. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from NRDC.
Natural Resources Defense Council
undersigned organizations (2018, March 6). Consumer Groups' Opposition to the BRICK Act. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from NRDC.
Public Citizen
undersigned organizations (2018, March 6). Consumer Groups' Opposition to the BRICK Act. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from NRDC.
Sierra Club
undersigned organizations (2018, March 6). Consumer Groups' Opposition to the BRICK Act. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from NRDC.
Southern Environmental Law Center
undersigned organizations (2018, March 6). Consumer Groups' Opposition to the BRICK Act. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from NRDC.
The Impact Fund
undersigned organizations (2018, March 6). Consumer Groups' Opposition to the BRICK Act. Retrieved March 7, 2018, from NRDC.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$43,950$26,300
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$725,964
John BarrassoRWY$30,450$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$11,500$1,137,854
Richard BlumenthalDCT$1,500$83,029
Roy BluntRMO$71,650$99,080
Cory A. BookerDNJ$14,700$221,638
John BoozmanRAR$17,350$200
Sherrod BrownDOH$11,500$651,171
Richard BurrRNC$45,050$16,000
Maria CantwellDWA$7,000$145,629
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$47,100$12,500
Ben CardinDMD$10,000$53,525
Tom CarperDDE$9,500$20,750
Bob CaseyDPA$7,500$89,154
Bill CassidyRLA$15,800$40,949
William Thad CochranRMS$30,500$27,450
Susan M. CollinsRME$32,000$39,550
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$12,000$91,029
Bob CorkerRTN$37,990$500
John CornynRTX$45,500$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$600$1,557,797
Tom CottonRAR$40,275$7,267
Mike CrapoRID$13,500$0
Ted CruzRTX$69,600$-1,250
Steve DainesRMT$37,800$1,000
Joe DonnellyDIN$17,150$89,365
Tammy DuckworthDIL$1,500$1,017,483
Dick DurbinDIL$13,100$117,736
Mike EnziRWY$19,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$14,500$500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$7,750$29,644
Deb FischerRNE$27,500$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$12,400$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$340,588
Cory GardnerRCO$23,250$750
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$10,000$177,643
Lindsey GrahamRSC$16,350$42,163
Chuck GrassleyRIA$32,950$6,700
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$4,200$455,840
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$14,400$1,058,848
Orrin G. HatchRUT$29,250$19,050
Martin HeinrichDNM$2,500$421,656
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$61,737
Dean HellerRNV$34,400$6,000
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$123,214
John HoevenRND$21,100$2,500
Jim InhofeROK$76,350$500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$57,950$2,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$49,800$5,050
Tim KaineDVA$9,000$639,358
John KennedyRLA$14,700$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$5,000$72,485
Amy KlobucharDMN$5,700$43,235
James LankfordROK$31,200$8,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$108,708
Mike LeeRUT$1,200$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$24,500$35,625
Ed MarkeyDMA$28,200$591,148
John McCainRAZ$38,950$3,200
Claire McCaskillDMO$12,950$165,358
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$113,651$18,700
Bob MenéndezDNJ$7,000$42,200
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$242,823
Jerry MoranRKS$33,500$15,450
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$23,250$15,050
Chris MurphyDCT$16,000$392,714
Patty MurrayDWA$26,694$333,580
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$28,900$150,575
Rand PaulRKY$21,666$0
David PerdueRGA$12,950$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$7,100$689,459
Rob PortmanROH$85,537$39,650
John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,250$24,300
Jim RischRID$6,200$1,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$42,750$4,439
Mike RoundsRSD$33,200$0
Marco RubioRFL$45,825$24,763
Bernie SandersIVT$0$372,612
Ben SasseRNE$15,000$0
Brian SchatzDHI$1,000$395,590
Chuck SchumerDNY$41,100$240,050
Tim ScottRSC$26,750$3,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$16,500$340,248
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$17,200$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$4,750$104,313
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$22,900$0
Jon TesterDMT$3,000$409,651
John ThuneRSD$55,698$14,125
Thom TillisRNC$35,300$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$57,955$8,600
Tom UdallDNM$3,000$262,033
Chris Van HollenDMD$11,200$271,402
Mark R. WarnerDVA$26,800$114,302
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,000$1,997,143
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$5,900$152,917
Roger F. WickerRMS$14,000$5,500
Ron WydenDOR$31,000$223,278
Todd YoungRIN$134,300$250

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$43,950$26,300
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$725,964
John BarrassoRWY$30,450$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$11,500$1,137,854
Richard BlumenthalDCT$1,500$83,029
Roy BluntRMO$71,650$99,080
Cory A. BookerDNJ$14,700$221,638
John BoozmanRAR$17,350$200
Sherrod BrownDOH$11,500$651,171
Richard BurrRNC$45,050$16,000
Maria CantwellDWA$7,000$145,629
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$47,100$12,500
Ben CardinDMD$10,000$53,525
Tom CarperDDE$9,500$20,750
Bob CaseyDPA$7,500$89,154
Bill CassidyRLA$15,800$40,949
William Thad CochranRMS$30,500$27,450
Susan M. CollinsRME$32,000$39,550
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$12,000$91,029
Bob CorkerRTN$37,990$500
John CornynRTX$45,500$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$600$1,557,797
Tom CottonRAR$40,275$7,267
Mike CrapoRID$13,500$0
Ted CruzRTX$69,600$-1,250
Steve DainesRMT$37,800$1,000
Joe DonnellyDIN$17,150$89,365
Tammy DuckworthDIL$1,500$1,017,483
Dick DurbinDIL$13,100$117,736
Mike EnziRWY$19,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$14,500$500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$7,750$29,644
Deb FischerRNE$27,500$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$12,400$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$340,588
Cory GardnerRCO$23,250$750
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$10,000$177,643
Lindsey GrahamRSC$16,350$42,163
Chuck GrassleyRIA$32,950$6,700
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$4,200$455,840
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$14,400$1,058,848
Orrin G. HatchRUT$29,250$19,050
Martin HeinrichDNM$2,500$421,656
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$61,737
Dean HellerRNV$34,400$6,000
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$123,214
John HoevenRND$21,100$2,500
Jim InhofeROK$76,350$500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$57,950$2,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$49,800$5,050
Tim KaineDVA$9,000$639,358
John KennedyRLA$14,700$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$5,000$72,485
Amy KlobucharDMN$5,700$43,235
James LankfordROK$31,200$8,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$108,708
Mike LeeRUT$1,200$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$24,500$35,625
Ed MarkeyDMA$28,200$591,148
John McCainRAZ$38,950$3,200
Claire McCaskillDMO$12,950$165,358
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$113,651$18,700
Bob MenéndezDNJ$7,000$42,200
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$242,823
Jerry MoranRKS$33,500$15,450
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$23,250$15,050
Chris MurphyDCT$16,000$392,714
Patty MurrayDWA$26,694$333,580
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$28,900$150,575
Rand PaulRKY$21,666$0
David PerdueRGA$12,950$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$7,100$689,459
Rob PortmanROH$85,537$39,650
John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,250$24,300
Jim RischRID$6,200$1,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$42,750$4,439
Mike RoundsRSD$33,200$0
Marco RubioRFL$45,825$24,763
Bernie SandersIVT$0$372,612
Ben SasseRNE$15,000$0
Brian SchatzDHI$1,000$395,590
Chuck SchumerDNY$41,100$240,050
Tim ScottRSC$26,750$3,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$16,500$340,248
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$17,200$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$4,750$104,313
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$22,900$0
Jon TesterDMT$3,000$409,651
John ThuneRSD$55,698$14,125
Thom TillisRNC$35,300$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$57,955$8,600
Tom UdallDNM$3,000$262,033
Chris Van HollenDMD$11,200$271,402
Mark R. WarnerDVA$26,800$114,302
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,000$1,997,143
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$5,900$152,917
Roger F. WickerRMS$14,000$5,500
Ron WydenDOR$31,000$223,278
Todd YoungRIN$134,300$250

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$2,354,941

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$10,463,497
Environmental policy$6,497,094
Health & welfare policy$632,146
Consumer groups$10,650
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