How Did Your Members of Congress Vote on Clean Water Bills and Riders in 2011?
How did your Members of Congress vote on water bills and riders in 2011? Clean Water Network's chart for the U.S. House of Representatives clean/dirty water votes of 2011 is now complete.
If a member voted 50 percent or higher in support of clean water, they received a blue water drop. If they registered 49 percent or lower, they received a brown water droplet in their column. If you click on the droplet you'll get all of the details on their votes and those of their House colleagues categorized by state. We will continue to update this chart.
To view the Dirty Water Voting Chart, click here.
In the summer of 2011, the Clean Water Network sent a letter to the U.S. Senate, urging all senators to vote no on H.R. 2018, the Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act, and to oppose all other dirty water bills and riders that come before the Senate floor for action.
Two-hundred and eighty-four national, state and local organizations from 48 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. signed on to the letter, along with 77 concerned citizens from across the country, including several small business owners (a total of 359 signers). Organizations signing on included national environmental groups, garden clubs, riverkeepers, watershed groups, religious organizations, sportsmen and fishermen associations, and environmental justice organizations.
For more information, click here.
France moved one step closer this weekend to banning short-haul flights in an attempt to fight the climate crisis.
- Could a Tax on International Travel Fund a Country's Response to ... ›
- Most People in the UK Back Limits on Flying to Tackle Climate Crisis ... ›
- To Fly or Not to Fly? The Environmental Cost of Air Travel - EcoWatch ›
Four gray whales have washed up dead near San Francisco within nine days, and at least one cause of death has been attributed to a ship strike.
- Drones Capture Stunning Footage of Humpback and Gray Whales ... ›
- Ninth Gray Whale in Two Months Washes Up Dead in Bay Area ... ›
- As Extreme Weather Events Increase, What Are the Risks to Wildlife? ›
- 'Existential Threat to Our Survival': See the 19 Australian ... ›
- Cyclone Harold Batters Fiji, Tonga Could Be Next - EcoWatch ›
- 2 Killed, Thousands Evacuated as Cyclone Yesa Slams Fiji ... ›
By Rishika Pardikar
Search operations are still underway to find those declared missing following the Uttarakhand disaster on 7 February 2021.
Biden Refuses to Shut Down Dakota Access Pipeline, Despite Campaign Pledges on Tribal Relations and Climate
By Jessica Corbett
Indigenous leaders and climate campaigners on Friday blasted President Joe Biden's refusal to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline during a court-ordered environmental review, which critics framed as a betrayal of his campaign promises to improve tribal relations and transition the country to clean energy.
- After Court Rules Dakota Access Pipeline Operating Illegally, Dems ... ›
- Environmentalists Applaud Biden Selections of Granholm, McCarthy ... ›
- Biden Urged to 'Honor Indigenous Sovereignty and Immediately Halt ... ›