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Legislative Database—The Most Anti-Environment House in History

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Legislative Database—The Most Anti-Environment House in History

U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce

Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, unveiled a new, searchable database of anti-environment votes by the 112th Congress. The database details the 191 votes taken to date by the House that undermine the protection of the environment.

"This is the most anti-environment House in history," said Rep. Waxman. "The House has voted to block action to address climate change, to stop actions to prevent air and water pollution, to undermine protections for public lands and coastal areas, and to weaken the protection of the environment in dozens of other ways."

The database offers details on each vote, including the bill or amendment number and sponsoring member, a brief summary of the bill or amendment, the vote outcome, and additional relevant information. The votes are searchable by bill number, topic, affected agency and affected statute.

For more information, click here.

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