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Hold Your Senators Accountable on Their Dirty Oil Vote

National Wildlife Federation

By Robyn Carmichael

On March 22, the U.S. Senate passed Senator Hoeven’s amendment 62-37, a non-binding amendment that expresses support for building the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline–despite the projects’ devastating impacts on the climate crisis and wildlife including woodland caribou. While the vote is meaningless and the final decision on the pipeline remains with President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, these senators need to be held accountable for their irresponsible misuse of the federal budget process to approve Big Oil’s dirty energy projects.

Watch Larry Schweiger, president and CEO of National Wildlife Federation, as he reacts to the vote from the Platte River in Nebraska–a vital stopover for hundreds of thousands of sandhill cranes threatened by toxic oil spills from Keystone XL:

At a time of record-breaking temperatures and increasingly devastating extreme weather events, our leaders need to stand up against dirty and dangerous energy projects. With your voice today, we can hold the senators accountable who sided with Big Oil over their constituents interests.

On Twitter?

Find your senators in the list below and remind them that Americans don’t want the Keystone XL pipeline by tweeting them:

STATEU.S. SENATORVOTE (Yes=supports pipeline)Sample Tweet
AKMark BegichYes.@SenatorBegich I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
AKLisa MurkowskiYes.@lisamurkowski I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
ALJeff SessionsYes.@SenatorSessions I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
ALRichard ShelbyYes.@SenShelbyPress I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
ARJohn BoozmanYes.@JohnBoozman I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
ARMark PryorYes.@SenMarkPryor I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
AZJeff FlakeYes.@JeffFlake I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
AZJohn McCainYes.@SenJohnMcCain I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
CABarbara BoxerNo.@SenatorBoxer Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
CADiane FeinsteinNo.@SenFeinstein Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
COMichael BennetYes.@SenBennetCO I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
COTom UdallNo.@MarkUdall Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
CTRichard BlumenthalNo.@SenBlumenthal Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
CTChris MurphyNo.@ChrisMurphyCT Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
DEThomas CarperYes.@SenatorCarper I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
DEChris CoonsYes.@ChrisCoons I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
FLBill NelsonYes.@SenBillNelson I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
FLMarco RubioYes.@marcorubio I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
GASaxby ChamblissYes.@SaxbyChambliss I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
GAJohnny IsaksonYes.@SenatorIsakson I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
HIMazie HironoNo.@maziehirono Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
HIBrian SchatzNo.@brianschatz Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
IACharles GrassleyYes.@ChuckGrassley I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
IATom HarkinNo.@SenatorHarkin Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
IDMichael CrapoYes.@MikeCrapo I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
IDJim RischYes.@SenatorRisch I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
ILRichard DurbinNo.@SenatorDurbin Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
ILMark KirkYes.@SenatorKirk I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
INDaniel CoatsYes.@SenDanCoats I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
INJoe DonnellyYes.@SenDonnelly I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
KSJerry MoranYes.@JerryMoran I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
KSPat RobertsYes.@SenPatRoberts I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
KYMitch McConnellYes.@McConnellPress I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
KYRand PaulYes.@SenRandPaul I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
LAMary LandrieuYes.@SenLandrieu I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
LADavid VitterYes.@DavidVitter I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MAMo CowanNo.@mocowan Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MAElizabeth WarrenNo.@SenWarren Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MDBenjamin CardinNo.@SenatorCardin Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MDBarbara MikulskiNo.@SenatorBarb Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MESusan CollinsYes.@SenatorCollins I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MEAngus KingNo@SenAngusKing Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MICarl LevinNo.@SenCarlLevin Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MIDebbie StabenowNo.@StabenowPress Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MNAl FrankenNo.@alfranken Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MNAmy KlobucharNo.@amyklobuchar Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MORoy BluntYes.@RoyBlunt I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MOClaire McCaskillYes@clairecmc I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MSThad CochranYes.@SenThadCochran I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MSRoger WickerYes.@SenatorWicker I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MTMax BaucusYes.@maxbaucus I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
MTJon TesterYes.@jontester I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
NCRichard BurrYes.@SenatorBurr I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
NCKay HaganYes.@SenatorHagan I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
NDHeidi HeitkampYes.@SenatorHeitkamp I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
NDJohn HoevenYes.@SenJohnHoeven I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
NEDeb FischerYes.@SenatorFischer I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
NEMike JohannsYes.@Mike_Johanns I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
NHKelly AyotteYes.@KellyAyotte I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
NHJeanne ShaheenNo.@senatorshaheen Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
NJFrank LautenbergDid Not Vote
NJRobert MenendezNo.@SenatorMenendez Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
NMMartin HeinrichNo.@MartinHeinrich Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
NMTom UdallNo.@SenatorTomUdall Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
NVDean HellerYes.@SenDeanHeller I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
NVHarry ReidNo.@SenatorReid Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
NYKirsten GillibrandNo.@SenGillibrand Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
NYCharles SchumerNo.@ChuckSchumer Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
OHSherrod BrownNo.@SenSherrodBrown Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
OHRob PortmanYes.@robportman I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
OKTom CoburnYes.@TomCoburn I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
OKJames InhofeYes.@jiminhofe I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
ORJeff MerkleyNo.@SenJeffMerkley Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
ORRon WydenNo.@RonWyden Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXLL Tweet it!
PABob CaseyYes.@SenBobCasey I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
PAPatrick ToomeyYes.@SenToomey I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
RIJack ReedNo.@SenJackReed Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
RISheldon WhitehouseNo.@SenWhitehouse Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
SCLindsey GrahamYes.@GrahamBlog I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
SCTim ScottYes.@SenatorTimScott I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
SDTim JohnsonYes.@SenJohnsonSD I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
SDJohn ThuneYes.@SenJohnThune I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
TNLamar AlexanderYes.@SenAlexander I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
TNBob CorkerYes.@SenBobCorker I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
TXJohn CornynYes.@JohnCornyn I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
TXTed CruzYes.@SenTedCruz I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
UTOrrin HatchYes.@SenOrrinHatch I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
UTMike LeeYes.@SenMikeLee I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
VATim KaineNo.@timkaine Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
VAMark WarnerYes.@MarkWarner I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
VTPatrick LeahyNo.@SenatorLeahy Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
VTBernard SandersNo.@SenatorSanders Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
WAMaria CantwellNo.@MariaCantwell Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
WAPatty MurrayNo.@PattyMurray Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
WITammy BaldwinNo@senatorbaldwin Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
WIRon JohnsonYes.@SenRonJohnson I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
WVJoe ManchinYes.@Sen_JoeManchin I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
WVJohn RockefellerNo.@SenRockefeller Thank you for siding with your constituents over Big Oil by voting against #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
WYJohn BarrassoYes.@SenJohnBarrasso I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!
WYMike EnziYes.@SenatorEnzi I’m extremely disappointed you sided with Big Oil over your constituents by voting to support #KeystoneXL Tweet it!

Visit EcoWatch’s CLIMATE CHANGE and  KEYSTONE XL pages for more related news on this topic.

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