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  • Latest Action: Jun 20, 2012 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 53. Record Vote Number: 139.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on June 20, 2012, with a roll call of 46 ayes, 53 nays, and 1 not voting.

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    • William Yeatman: Sen. Lamar Alexander's Payoff | JunkScience.com - July 10, 2012 by Editor - led the opposition against S. J. Res. 37, legislation that would have blocked EPA's all pain, no gain Utility Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) regulation. On the floor of the Senate, he explained that the Utility ...

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      As noted by Editor on July 10, 2012, "led the opposition against S. J. Res. 37, legislation that would have blocked EPA's all pain, no gain Utility Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) regulation. On the floor of the Senate, he explained that the Utility ..." (/url?q=http://junkscience.com/2012/07/10/william-yeatman-sen-lamar-alexanders-payoff/&sa=U&ei=CZ_-T5DMNeqe2AXW7enQBA&ved=0CE4QmAEwCg&usg=AFQjCNEn0C1-Lm16yQtpXxFlUH4JP1Rukw)
    • William Yeatman: Sen. Lamar Alexander's Payoff | JunkScience.com - July 10, 2012 by Editor - led the opposition against S. J. Res. 37, legislation that would have blocked EPA's all pain, no gain Utility Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) regulation. On the floor of the Senate, he explained that the Utility ...

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      As noted by Editor on July 10, 2012, "led the opposition against S. J. Res. 37, legislation that would have blocked EPA's all pain, no gain Utility Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) regulation. On the floor of the Senate, he explained that the Utility ..." (/url?q=http://junkscience.com/2012/07/10/william-yeatman-sen-lamar-alexanders-payoff/&sa=U&ei=PFP9T-KdM4Wq2gXrhYyRAw&ved=0CDUQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNEuSkO9H7ZZS437B7WraWu4r0pyXA)
    • Richard D. Whiteford - July 09, 2012 by Richard D. Whiteford - His most recent escapade was championing a bill S.J. Res 37 using an obscure Congressional Review Act to try to block the EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards rule. Lucky for humanity, he lost. The EPA's Mercury and ...

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      As noted by Richard D. Whiteford on July 09, 2012, "His most recent escapade was championing a bill S.J. Res 37 using an obscure Congressional Review Act to try to block the EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards rule. Lucky for humanity, he lost. The EPA's Mercury and ..." (/url?q=http://rdwhiteford.blogspot.com/2012/07/there-isnt-more-perfect-example-of-why.html&sa=U&ei=YPz7T7HzBofY2gXdmOjtBg&ved=0CEwQmAEwCg&usg=AFQjCNHJIP-8RH4utWPHu1arKARb3VBPmQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • LCV LAUNCHES MAJOR TV AD BUY CRITICIZING HELLER VOTES - July 26, 2012 by Electric Light & Power - The extreme legislation (S.J. Res 37), sponsored by Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe, would have threatened public health by overturning the EPAs finalized Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. The EPA estimates that these standards will save as many as 11,000 ...

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      As noted by Electric Light & Power on July 26, 2012, "The extreme legislation (S.J. Res 37), sponsored by Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe, would have threatened public health by overturning the EPAs finalized Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. The EPA estimates that these standards will save as many as 11,000 ..." (http://www.elp.com/index/from-the-wires/wire_news_display/1713688909.html)
    • Lung Association thanks Sen.?Rockefeller for stance - July 12, 2012 by Journal & Sunday Journal - Jay Rockefeller's stance against Sen. Inhofe's attempt to limit air protection standards with the proposal of S.J. Res 37, a resolution that would have overturned the EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards and allowed power plants to pollute the air we ...

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      As noted by Journal & Sunday Journal on July 12, 2012, "Jay Rockefeller's stance against Sen. Inhofe's attempt to limit air protection standards with the proposal of S.J. Res 37, a resolution that would have overturned the EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards and allowed power plants to pollute the air we ..." (http://journal-news.net/page/content.detail/id/581626/Lung-Association-thanks-Sen--Rockefeller-for-stance.html?nav=5061)
    • June in review: Additional renewable energy stories in the U.S. - July 09, 2012 by Examiner - In a bipartisan vote, the Senate rejected Senator Jim Inhofe’s (R-OK) Congressional Review Act resolution, S.J. Res 37, which would have blocked the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard, a vitally important public health safeguard. The Maryland ...

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      As noted by Examiner on July 09, 2012, "In a bipartisan vote, the Senate rejected Senator Jim Inhofe’s (R-OK) Congressional Review Act resolution, S.J. Res 37, which would have blocked the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard, a vitally important public health safeguard. The Maryland ..." (http://www.examiner.com/article/june-review-additional-renewable-energy-stories-the-u-s)
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