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2014 LCV SCORECARD_FINAL

2014 NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL

scorecard

second Session of the 113th Congress

LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS

scorecard.lcv.org


LCV Board of directors *

JOHN H. ADAMS

Natural Resources Defense Council

PAUL AUSTIN

Conservation Minnesota &

Conservation Minnesota Voter Center

BRENT BLACKWELDER, HONORARY

Friends of the Earth

THE HONORABLE SHERWOOD L.

BOEHLERT

The Accord Group

THE HONORABLE CAROL BROWNER,

CHAIR

Center for American Progress

BRENDON CECHOVIC

Western Conservation Foundation

CARRIE CLARK

North Carolina League of Conservation Voters

MANNY DIAZ

Lydecker Diaz

GEORGE T. FRAMPTON, JR.

Covington & Burling, LLP

WADE GREENE, HONORARY

Rockefeller Family & Associates

RAMPA R. HORMEL

Enlyst Fund

JOHN HUNTING, HONORARY

John Hunting & Associates

MICHAEL KIESCHNICK

CREDO Mobile

MARK MAGAÑA

GreenLatinos

PETE MAYSMITH

Conservation Colorado

WINSOME MCINTOSH, HONORARY

The McIntosh Foundation

WILLIAM H. MEADOWS III

The Wilderness Society

REUBEN MUNGER

Vision Ridge Partners, LLC

BILL ROBERTS

Corridor Partners, LLC

LARRY ROCKEFELLER

American Conservation Association

THEODORE ROOSEVELT IV,

HONORARY CHAIR

Barclays Capital

LAURA TURNER SEYDEL, VICE CHAIR

Turner Foundation

TRIP VAN NOPPEN

Earthjustice

KATHLEEN WELCH

Corridor Partners, LLC

REVEREND LENNOX YEARWOOD

Hip Hop Caucus

LCV Issues & Accountability Committee *

BRENT BLACKWELDER

Friends of the Earth

THE HONORABLE CAROL BROWNER

Center for American Progress

RUTH HENNIG

The John Merck Fund

MARK MAGAÑA

GreenLatinos

REUBEN MUNGER

Vision Ridge Partners, LLC

KERRY SCHUMANN

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters

TRIP VAN NOPPEN

Earthjustice

WESLEY WARREN

Natural Resources Defense Council

LCV scorecard Advisory Committee *

CAROL ANDRESS

Environmental Defense Fund

ANNA AURILIO

Environment America

ROBERT COWIN

Union of Concerned Scientists

ROBERT DEWEY

Defenders of Wildlife

MAUREEN DROUIN

Maine League of Conservation Voters

EDIE GILLISS

Washington Conservation Voters

MARTY HAYDEN

Earthjustice

CRAIG LASHER

Population Action International

ELISE RUSSELL LIGUORI

National Parks Conservation Association

BRIAN MOORE

National Audubon Society

MELINDA PIERCE

Sierra Club

ALAN ROWSOME

The Wilderness Society

JOSHUA SAKS

National Wildlife Federation

BEN SCHREIBER

Friends of the Earth

CINDY SHOGAN

Alaska Wilderness League

SCOTT SLESINGER

Natural Resources Defense Council

KATE WALL

The Humane Society of the United States

* Organizations are shown for identification purposes only


contents

1. Analysis

Overview of the 2nd

Session of the 113th

Congress 2

Voting Summary 4

2. Senate Scores

Vote Descriptions 8

Senate Votes 10

3. House Scores

Vote Descriptions 17

House Votes 28

The nonprofit League of Conservation Voters (LCV) has

published a National Environmental Scorecard every

Congress since 1970, the year it was founded by leaders of

the environmental movement following the first Earth Day.

LCV works to turn environmental values into national, state and local

priorities.

This edition of the National Environmental Scorecard provides objective,

factual information about the most important environmental legislation

considered and the corresponding voting records of all members

of the second session of the 113th Congress. This Scorecard represents

the consensus of experts from about 20 respected environmental and conservation

organizations who selected the key votes on which members of

Congress should be scored. LCV scores votes on the most important issues

of the year, including energy, climate change, public health, public lands

and wildlife conservation, and spending for environmental programs. The

votes included in this Scorecard presented members of Congress with a

real choice and help distinguish which legislators are working for environmental

protection. Except in rare circumstances, the Scorecard excludes

consensus action on the environment and issues on which no recorded

votes occurred.

Dedicated environmentalists and national leaders volunteered their

time to identify and research crucial votes. We extend special thanks to our

Board of Directors, Issues & Accountability Committee, and Scorecard

Advisory Committee for their valuable input.


2005 2014 overview Overview

The American public’s growing concern about climate change in 2014 stands in stark contrast to the

anti-environment agenda and votes of the U.S. House of Representatives, as detailed in this year’s

National Environmental Scorecard. Fortunately, the House’s breathtaking attacks on our air, water,

lands, and wildlife were blocked by our allies in the U.S. Senate, who grew even more vocal this year

about the urgency of addressing climate change. We were also thrilled by the progress made by President

Barack Obama, who continued using his executive authority to build on his historic record on

climate change and other environmental priorities.

Again this year, the impacts of climate change broke records,

further motivating the American people to call

for climate action. 2014 registered as the hottest year on

Earth since record-keeping began in 1880, punctuating a

trend that includes 14 of the 15 hottest years recorded this

century. This warming is just one of the many impacts of

dangerous carbon pollution—including rising sea levels,

ocean acidification, and drought in some areas and flooding

in others—each of which was detailed in this year’s

National Climate Assessment, the most comprehensive

and authoritative scientific report ever produced about

climate’s impacts on the United States and our economy.

This growing evidence of climate change helped

mobilize more than 300,000 people to march this fall

in New York City and tens of thousands more in cities

around the world.

In spite of these developments, the House of Representatives

continued its assault on the environment for the

fourth year in a row. Indeed, the 35 House votes included

in this Scorecard are tied with 2011 and 2012 for the most

votes ever scored, with the second highest total—28 votes—

having come in 2013. This is a trend—year after year the

Republican leadership of the House has chosen the polluters’

agenda. So much so, in fact, that many other 2014

votes warranted inclusion and would have been included in

a typical year, but did not make the top 35 votes.

Just as they did in the last several years, the House seemingly

left no environmental issue untouched in 2014. There

were attacks on our cornerstone environmental laws, like

the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, National Environmental

Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act. There

were votes to legislatively approve the dirty and dangerous

Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, to dramatically expand

risky oil drilling off our beaches and on public lands, and

to prevent new parks from being created. Basic science itself

was not spared, as the House voted against an amendment

affirming the scientific consensus of man-made climate

change and in favor of blocking the EPA’s ability to

use the best peer-reviewed science when determining levels

of pollution that protect public health. While our allies in

the Senate successfully blocked these attacks, they serve as

a harbinger of the anti-environment agenda we can expect

from both chambers of the 114th Congress, now jointly

led by climate change deniers.

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Thanks to the stalwart leadership of Majority Leader

Harry Reid, most of the House-passed anti-environment

legislation never reached the Senate floor. Those attacks

that did come for a vote were defeated, such as a bill to approve

the Keystone XL pipeline. Indeed, the small number

of votes included in this year’s Senate Scorecard is testament

to the fact that much worthwhile legislation stood

no chance in the face of opposition from an anti-environment

minority. That is not to say that attempts were not

made. But common sense legislation to extend clean energy

tax credits or reduce the influence of big corporations

and other special interest polluters in our elections—a

major contributor to the anti-environmental turn of Congress

in the post-Citizens United era—fell short of the 60

votes needed.

While the Senate may not have had the votes to legislate

one way or another on the environment, that did not

stop our allies in both chambers from speaking out more

forcefully than ever on the need to address climate change.

More than 30 Senators took to the Senate floor in March

to urge action on climate change as part of a historic, allnight

session dubbed “Up for Climate.” At a May rally

in the Senate, hundreds of attendees and more than 30

Members of Congress all programmed their smartphones

to ring simultaneously to symbolically “Sound the Alarm

for Climate Action.”

For his part, President Obama continued taking historic

steps to address climate change and advance other environmental

priorities. The Environmental Protection Agency

(EPA) issued a common sense yet ambitious proposal

known as the Clean Power Plan to establish, for the first

time ever, national limits on carbon pollution from our

nation’s existing fleet of power plants, which are responsible

for one-third of all domestic greenhouse gas emissions.

As part of President Obama’s commitment to lead

international efforts addressing climate change, the United

States and China made a historic joint announcement

pledging to take steps on climate and clean energy, and

President Obama pledged a $3 billion U.S. contribution to

the international Green Climate Fund to help developing

countries cope with the impacts of climate change.

The administration’s environmental progress this year

wasn’t limited to climate action. The EPA and the Army

Corps of Engineers jointly released a Clean Water Rule

that would protect wetlands and small streams from pollution

or destruction, safeguarding waters that approximately

117 million Americans rely on for clean drinking

water. And President Obama used his authority to protect

several stunning Western landscapes as National

Monuments and expand the existing Pacific Remote Islands

Marine National Monument into the largest marine

preserve in the world that is off limits to commercial

resource extraction.

Looking ahead, we remain steadfast in our commitment

to addressing the greatest challenge of our time, climate

change, as well as making progress on other pressing

environmental and public health issues. We are grateful to

our allies in Congress and the Obama administration for

opposing the House Republican leadership’s anti-environment

agenda and will count on them more than ever to stop

the inevitable polluter attacks of the 114th Congress. And

we look forward to continuing to work with the Obama

administration to make even more progress on solutions

that benefit the American people and the environment.

1. Analysis

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Voting Summary

2014 state averages

STATE SENATE HOUSE

Alabama 10 13

Alaska 20 3

Arizona 20 48

Arkansas 40 4

California 80 66

Colorado 70 38

Connecticut 80 96

Delaware 80 77

Florida 40 33

Georgia 0 27

Hawaii 70 83

Idaho 20 3

Illinois 50 59

Indiana 30 23

Iowa 40 49

Kansas 10 4

Kentucky 10 21

Louisiana 30 11

Maine 40 94

Maryland 80 83

Massachusetts 80 96

Michigan 80 37

Minnesota 80 46

Mississippi 0 30

Missouri 20 23

Montana 60 0

Nebraska 20 5

Nevada 40 49

New Hampshire 40 96

New Jersey 80 57

New Mexico 80 61

New York 70 73

North Carolina 30 27

North Dakota 20 0

Ohio 40 27

Oklahoma 10 3

Oregon 80 71

Pennsylvania 30 28

Rhode Island 80 94

South Carolina 0 16

South Dakota 60 3

Tennessee 20 22

Texas 10 28

Utah 20 7

Vermont 80 91

Virginia 70 25

Washington 80 57

West Virginia 40 14

Wisconsin 50 38

Wyoming 20 3

senate

House

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2014 senate high and low scores

Highest Senate Delegations:

California 80% · Connecticut 80% · Delaware 80% ·

Maryland 80% · Massachusetts 80% · Michigan 80% ·

Minnesota 80% · New Jersey 80% · New Mexico 80% ·

Oregon 80% · Rhode Island 80% · Vermont 80% ·

Washington 80%

Senate Scores of 100:

South Dakota Johnson

Lowest Senate Delegations:

Georgia 0% · Mississippi 0% · South Carolina 0%

Senate Scores below 10:

Alabama Sessions · Alaska Murkowski · Florida Rubio · Georgia

Chambliss · Isakson · Indiana Coats · Iowa Grassley · Kansas

Moran · Kentucky Paul · Louisiana Vitter · Maine Collins ·

Mississippi Cochran · Wicker · Missouri Blunt · Nevada Heller ·

New Hampshire Ayotte · North Carolina Burr · North Dakota

Hoeven · Ohio Portman · Oklahoma Inhofe · Pennsylvania

Toomey · South Carolina Graham · Scott · Texas Cruz

1. Analysis

2014 house high and low scores

Highest House Delegations:

Connecticut 96% · Massachusetts 96% · New Hampshire 96% ·

Maine 94% · Rhode Island 94% · Vermont 91%

Lowest House Delegations:

Montana 0% · North Dakota 0% · Alaska 3% · Idaho 3% ·

Oklahoma 3% · South Dakota 3% · Wyoming 3% · Arkansas 4% ·

Kansas 4% · Nebraska 5% · Utah 7%

House Scores above 95:

Arizona Grijalva · California Swalwell · Eshoo · Lofgren ·

Schiff · Sherman · Waxman · Roybal-Allard · Takano · Hahn ·

Sánchez, Loretta · Lowenthal · Davis · Colorado DeGette ·

Connecticut Larson · DeLauro · Esty · Florida Deutch · Frankel ·

Illinois Quigley · Schakowsky · Foster · Iowa Braley · Maryland

Sarbanes · Cummings · Van Hollen · Massachusetts Tsongas ·

Kennedy · Capuano · Lynch · Keating · Michigan Kildee · Levin

Nevada Titus · New Hampshire Shea-Porter · New Jersey Andrews

· Pallone · Pascrell · New York Bishop · Meng · Jeffries · Tonko ·

Maffei · Higgins · North Carolina Price · Adams · Ohio Beatty ·

Oregon Bonamici · DeFazio · Pennsylvania Cartwright ·

Tennessee Cohen · Texas O’Rourke · Doggett · Washington

McDermott · Wisconsin Pocan

House Scores of 0:

Alabama Byrne · Rogers · California LaMalfa · Campbell ·

Hunter · Florida Miller · Southerland · Yoho · DeSantis · Posey ·

Bilirakis · Clawson · Radel · Georgia Woodall · Indiana Messer ·

Louisiana Scalise · Boustany · Fleming · Cassidy · Maryland

Harris · Michigan Walberg · Mississippi Palazzo · Missouri

Hartzler · Long · Smith · Montana Daines · North Dakota Cramer

· Oklahoma Mullin · Lankford · South Carolina Rice · Tennessee

Roe · DesJarlais · Black · Blackburn · Fincher · Texas Johnson

· Brady · Weber · Flores · Olsen · Farenthold · Sessions · Utah

Bishop · Chaffetz · Virginia Cantor · Brat · Wisconsin Duffy

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ating the leadership of environmental committees

SENATE

COMMITTEE CHAIR SCORE RANKING MEMBER SCORE

Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Stabenow (MI) 80 Cochran (MS) 0

Appropriations Mikulski (MD) 80 Shelby (AL) 20

Commerce, Science and Transportation Rockefeller (WV) 60 Thune (SD) 20

Energy and Natural Resources Wyden (OR)* 80 Murkowski (AK) 0

Landrieu (LA)* 60

Environment and Public Works Boxer (CA) 80 Vitter (LA) 0

SENATE COMMITTEE LEADER AVERAGE CHAIRS 73 RANKING MEMBERS 8

HOUSE

COMMITTEE CHAIR SCORE RANKING MEMBER SCORE

Agriculture Lucas (OK-03) 6 Peterson (MN-07) 11

Appropriations Rogers, Harold (KY-05) 3 Lowey (NY-17) 94

Energy and Commerce Upton (MI-06) 6 Waxman (CA-33) 97

Natural Resources Hastings, Doc (WA-04) 3 DeFazio (OR-04) 100

Science, Space, and Technology Smith, Lamar (TX-21) 3 Johnson, Eddie Bernice (TX-30) 91

Transportation and Infrastructure Shuster (PA-09) 6 Rahall (WV-03) 29

HOUSE COMMITTEE LEADER AVERAGE CHAIRS 5 RANKING MEMBERS 70

*Senator Landrieu was selected as Chair of the Energy and Natural Resource Committee when Senator Wyden became Chair of the Senate Finance Committee.

party leaders’ scores

Senate

DEMOCRATS SCORE REPUBLICANS SCORE

Reid (NV), Majority Leader 80 McConnell (KY), Minority Leader 20

Durbin (IL), Majority Whip 80 Cornyn (TX), Minority Whip 20

Schumer (NY), Conference Vice Chair 80 Thune (SD), Conference Chair 20

LEADERSHIP AVERAGE 80 LEADERSHIP AVERAGE 20

House

DEMOCRATS SCORE REPUBLICANS SCORE

Boehner* (OH-08), Speaker of the House

N/A

Pelosi (CA-12), Minority Leader 91 Cantor (VA-07), Majority Leader** 0

Hoyer (MD-05), Minority Whip 91 McCarthy, Kevin (CA-23), Majority Leader/Majority Whip** 3

Scalise, Steve (LA-01), Majority Whip** 0

Clyburn (SC-06), Assistant Minority Leader 91 McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), Conference Chairman 6

Becerra (CA-34), Caucus Chairman 94 Lankford (OK-05), Policy Committee Chairman 0

LEADERSHIP AVERAGE 92 LEADERSHIP AVERAGE 2

* The Speaker of the House votes at his discretion.

** Represenative Scalise replaced Representive McCarthy as Majority Whip following Representative Cantor’s resignation as Majority Leader.

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2014 Senate Vote Descriptions

1. Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Representative Michael Grimm (R-NY) sponsored H.R. 3370, the Homeowner Flood Insurance

Affordability Act of 2014, which would repeal and delay key provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood

Insurance Reform Act of 2012. Artificially discounted flood insurance rates have led to the development

and destruction of floodplains. By undermining steps to increase flood insurance premiums to marketbased

levels, H.R. 3370 would encourage further floodplain development and lead to the destruction of

wetlands, forests, and other habitats that help mitigate flood damage, which will only be made worse by

climate change. On March 13, the Senate passed H.R. 3370 by a vote of 72-22 (Senate roll call vote 78).

NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. President Obama signed H.R. 3370 into law on March 21.

2. Clean Energy Tax Credits

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) offered a substitute amendment to H.R.

3474, the Hire More Heroes Act of 2014, which would extend dozens of tax incentives, including vital

clean energy tax credits. The package of tax extenders, known collectively as the Expiring Provisions

Improvement Reform and Efficiency (EXPIRE) Act, would extend several energy efficiency incentives and

the Production Tax Credit (PTC), which is particularly critical to the continued growth of wind energy.

Clean energy tax credits like the PTC have a proven track record of increasing investment, decreasing

costs, creating jobs, and reducing pollution. On May 15, the Senate rejected the motion to end debate

and proceed to the EXPIRE Act by a vote of 53-40 (60 votes were needed to invoke cloture; Senate roll

call vote 157).YES IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. President Obama signed a shorter-term tax extenders

package that included the PTC into law on December 19; however, this only extended tax credits through

the end of 2014.

3. Environmental Review in Transportation Rebuilding

Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) offered an amendment to H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation

Funding Act of 2014, which would exempt the post-disaster rebuilding of transportation infrastructure

that was closed for safety reasons from any environmental reviews, approvals, licensing, or permitting.

In doing so, the amendment would threaten the environment and public health and roll back bedrock

environmental laws like the Clean Water Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, and the Endangered

Species Act, even though these laws already provide flexibility and waivers for emergency situations. On

July 29, the Senate rejected the Toomey amendment by a vote of 47-50 (Senate roll call vote 247). NO IS

THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE.

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4. Democracy for All Constitutional Amendment

Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) sponsored S.J. Res. 19, an amendment to the Constitution of the United

States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections. This resolution would be a

historic step toward reducing the influence of big corporations and other special interest polluters in our

elections and restoring the voice of the American people. While amendments to the Constitution are of

serious consequence and should not be taken lightly, the dramatic increase of money in politics since the

disastrous Citizens United U.S. Supreme Court decision has allowed special interests to spend unlimited

amounts of money to protect their ability to pollute our air and water. On September 11, the Senate

rejected the motion to end debate and proceed to S.J. Res. 19 by a vote of 54-42. (60 votes were needed to

invoke cloture; Senate roll call vote 261). YES IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE.

5. Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Senators John Hoeven (R-ND) and Mary Landrieu (D-LA) sponsored S. 2280, a bill to automatically

approve the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, which would transport the world’s dirtiest oil through the

American heartland to an international shipping port on the Gulf Coast where it would be exported.

Keystone XL would lead to a significant expansion of tar sands development, unleashing massive

amounts of carbon pollution and threatening surrounding communities, ecosystems, and watersheds

including the Ogallala aquifer, which provides drinking water for millions of Americans. Despite these

threats, Keystone XL would create just 35 permanent jobs and would not enhance American energy

independence. S. 2280 would short circuit the federal approval process, eliminating the State Department’s

ability to assess whether the pipeline is in the national interest and the President’s authority to ultimately

approve or reject the project. On November 18, the Senate rejected S. 2280 by a vote of 59-41 (60 votes

were needed for passage; Senate roll call vote 280). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE.

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senate votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

Alabama

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Clean Energy Tax Credits

Environmental Review in

Transportation Rebuilding

b c d e f

Sessions, J. (R) 0 11 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Shelby (R) 20 22 15 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Alaska

Begich (D) 40 67 74 ✘ a ✘ a ✘

Murkowski (R) 0 28 20 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Arizona

Flake (R) 20 22 10 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

McCain (R) 20 28 22 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Arkansas

Boozman (R) 20 17 8 a ✘ ✘ ✘

Pryor (D) 60 56 63 ✘ a a a ✘

California

Boxer (D) 80 94 90 a a a a

Feinstein (D) 80 89 89 ✘ a a a a

Colorado

Bennet (D) 60 83 88 ✘ a a a ✘

Udall, M. (D) 80 89 96 ✘ a a a a

Connecticut

Blumenthal (D) 80 94 93 ✘ a a a a

Murphy, C. (D) 80 94 95 ✘ a a a a

Delaware

Carper (D) 80 89 81 a a a a ✘

Coons (D) 80 89 93 ✘ a a a a

Florida

Nelson (D) 80 83 67 ✘ a a a a

Rubio (R) 0 6 9 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Democracy for All Constitutional Amendment

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

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senate votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

Georgia

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Clean Energy Tax Credits

Environmental Review in

Transportation Rebuilding

b c d e f

Chambliss (R) 0 11 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Isakson (R) 0 17 10 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Hawaii

Hirono (D) 80 94 92 ✘ a a a a

Schatz (D) 60 89 89 ✘ a a a

Idaho

Crapo (R) 20 11 7 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Risch (R) 20 11 11 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Illinois

Durbin (D) 80 94 85 ✘ a a a a

Kirk (R) 20 22 59 ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘

Indiana

Coats (R) 0 11 25 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Donnelly (D) 60 67 54 ✘ a a a ✘

Iowa

Grassley (R) 0 17 21 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Harkin (D) 80 89 83 ✘ a a a a

Kansas

Moran, Jerry (R) 0 11 9 ✘ ✘ ✘

Roberts (R) 20 11 10 a ✘ ✘ ✘

Kentucky

McConnell (R) 20 6 7 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Paul (R) 0 11 9 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Louisiana

Landrieu (D) 60 67 51 ✘ a a a ✘

Vitter (R) 0 11 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Democracy for All Constitutional Amendment

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

2. senate scores

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senate votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

Maine

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Clean Energy Tax Credits

Environmental Review in

Transportation Rebuilding

b c d e f

Collins (R) 0 50 65 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

King, A. (I) 80 89 89 ✘ a a a a

Maryland

Cardin (D) 80 94 91 ✘ a a a a

Mikulski (D) 80 89 84 ✘ a a a a

Massachusetts

Markey (D) 80 80 94 ✘ a a a a

Warren (D) 80 94 94 ✘ a a a a

Michigan

Levin, C. (D) 80 94 81 ✘ a a a a

Stabenow (D) 80 94 86 ✘ a a a a

Minnesota

Franken (D) 80 94 93 ✘ a a a a

Klobuchar (D) 80 94 92 ✘ a a a a

Mississippi

Cochran (R) 0 22 10 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Wicker (R) 0 22 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Missouri

Blunt (R) 0 17 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

McCaskill (D) 40 67 71 a ✘ a ✘

Montana

Tester (D) 60 83 86 ✘ a a a ✘

Walsh (D) 60 60 60 ✘ a a a ✘

Nebraska

Fischer (R) 20 17 17 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Johanns (R) 20 22 11 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Democracy for All Constitutional Amendment

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

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senate votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

Nevada

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Clean Energy Tax Credits

Environmental Review in

Transportation Rebuilding

b c d e f

Heller (R) 0 17 12 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Reid, H. (D) 80 94 80 ✘ a* a a a

New Hampshire

Ayotte (R) 0 22 23 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Shaheen (D) 80 94 93 ✘ a a a a

New Jersey

Booker (D) 80 80 80 ✘ a a a a

Menendez (D) 80 94 94 ✘ a a a a

New Mexico

Heinrich (D) 80 94 93 ✘ a a a a

Udall, T. (D) 80 94 96 ✘ a a a a

New York

Gillibrand (D) 60 89 91 ✘ a a a

Schumer (D) 80 94 91 ✘ a a a a

North Carolina

Burr (R) 0 11 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Hagan (D) 60 78 82 ✘ a a a ✘

North Dakota

Heitkamp (D) 40 61 61 ✘ a ✘ a ✘

Hoeven (R) 0 17 14 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Ohio

Brown, S. (D) 80 94 93 ✘ a a a a

Portman (R) 0 6 22 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Democracy for All Constitutional Amendment

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

2. senate scores

* Senator Reid initially voted pro-environment but switched his vote for procedural reasons.

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senate votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

Oklahoma

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Clean Energy Tax Credits

Environmental Review in

Transportation Rebuilding

b c d e f

Coburn (R) 20 6 9 a ✘ ✘ ✘

Inhofe (R) 0 6 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Oregon

Merkley (D) 80 94 98 ✘ a a a a

Wyden (D) 80 94 90 ✘ a a a a

Pennsylvania

Casey (D) 60 78 90 ✘ a a a ✘

Toomey (R) 0 6 9 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Rhode Island

Reed, J. (D) 80 89 96 ✘ a a a a

Whitehouse (D) 80 89 97 ✘ a a a a

South Carolina

Graham, L. (R) 0 22 11 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Scott, T. (R) 0 0 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

South Dakota

Johnson, Tim (D) 100 94 73 a a a a a

Thune (R) 20 11 13 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Tennessee

Alexander (R) 20 28 19 a ✘ ✘ ✘

Corker (R) 20 17 16 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Texas

Cornyn (R) 20 11 6 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Cruz (R) 0 11 11 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Democracy for All Constitutional Amendment

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

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senate votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

Utah

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Clean Energy Tax Credits

Environmental Review in

Transportation Rebuilding

b c d e f

Hatch (R) 20 11 10 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Lee, M. (R) 20 11 14 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Vermont

Leahy (D) 80 94 93 ✘ a a a a

Sanders (I) 80 94 95 ✘ a a a a

Virginia

Kaine (D) 80 94 94 ✘ a a a a

Warner (D) 60 78 89 ✘ a a a ✘

Washington

Cantwell (D) 80 94 90 ✘ a a a a

Murray (D) 80 83 89 ✘ a a a a

West Virginia

Manchin (D) 20 33 45 ✘ ✘ a ✘

Rockefeller (D) 60 78 82 ✘ a a a

Wisconsin

Baldwin (D) 80 94 97 ✘ a a a a

Johnson, R. (R) 20 11 7 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Wyoming

Barrasso (R) 20 6 12 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Enzi (R) 20 6 6 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Democracy for All Constitutional Amendment

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

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2014 House Vote Descriptions

1. Superfund Cleanup

Representative Cory Gardner (R-CO) sponsored H.R. 2279, the Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations

Act of 2013, which would significantly reduce the number of cleanups of toxic waste sites, putting

communities and the environment at risk through increased exposure to dangerous pollutants.

H.R. 2279 weakens the Superfund law and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the

law governing the disposal of hazardous wastes. This reckless legislation would also limit liability for

polluters and waste taxpayer dollars by transferring the financial burden of cleaning up Superfund

sites from the polluter to the federal government. On January 9, the House approved H.R. 2279 by a

vote of 225-188 (House roll call vote 10). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took no action

on this legislation.

2. Climate Change & Public Lands

Representative Rush Holt (D-NJ) offered an amendment to H.R. 3590, the Sportsmen’s Heritage

and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act of 2013, which would allow the Interior Secretary to

consider the effects of climate change when making decisions related to conservation and recreation

on public lands. Through droughts, warmer temperatures, raging wildfires, and other impacts, climate

change is already affecting lands and wildlife across the country. On February 5, the House rejected

the Holt amendment by a vote of 181-242 (House roll call vote 39). YES IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE.

3. Public Lands Assault

Representative Bob Latta (R-OH) sponsored H.R. 3590, the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational

Enhancement (SHARE) Act of 2013, which contains harmful measures undermining the National

Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Wilderness Act, and the Environmental Protection Agency

(EPA). The bill includes language that could allow the use of motorized vehicles, road construction,

and other forms of development within protected wilderness areas, and it blocks input from public

stakeholders in National Wildlife Refuge management decisions. This legislation also includes

provisions that would weaken the EPA’s ability to regulate toxic lead in ammunition and adds new

exemptions for chemicals used in fishing equipment. Additionally, this bill would undermine the

Endangered Species Act and Marine Mammal Protection Act by allowing the importation of polar

bear trophies from Canada, which encourages hunters to kill protected species in other countries and

then seek legal waivers from Congress after the fact. On February 5, the House approved H.R. 3590 by

a vote of 268-154 (House roll call vote 41). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. On July 10, the Senate

failed to invoke cloture on legislation containing many of these provisions, S. 2363, the Bipartisan

Sportsmen’s Act of 2014.

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4. California Water Resources

Representative David Valadao (R-CA) sponsored H.R. 3964, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley

Emergency Water Delivery Act, which would eliminate state and federal environmental protections

for California’s rivers, threaten water quality in California’s Bay-Delta estuary, and undermine the

reliability of the state’s water supplies. This bill would derail implementation of a bipartisan package

of water policy reform bills adopted in 2009 and would eliminate desperately-needed protections

for salmon and native fisheries, putting thousands of fishing jobs at risk. This legislation prioritizes

the interests of large agribusinesses and uses California’s current low water supplies as an excuse to

weaken federal and state environmental laws, when the real driver is the historic drought afflicting the

state. On February 5, the House approved H.R. 3964 by a vote of 229-191 (House roll call vote 50). NO

IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took no action on this legislation.

5. Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Representative Jeff Miller (R-FL) sponsored H.R. 2954, the Public Access and Lands Improvement

Act, which would promote harmful logging and greatly hinder the National Park Service, the Bureau

of Land Management, and the U.S. Forest Service in their implementation of conservation strategies

that protect threatened species. The legislation includes provisions that would undermine conservation

protections at Cape Hatteras National Seashore and obstruct reviews of grazing leases that are critical

in protecting imperiled species such as the greater sage-grouse. It also requires harmful salvage logging

on over 150,000 acres of the Stanislaus National Forest, which was impacted by the California Rim

Fire, and impedes the public’s ability to seek administrative and judicial review. On February 6, the

House approved H.R. 2954 by a vote of 220-194 (House roll call vote 54). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT

VOTE. The Senate took no action on this legislation.

6. Assault on Public Protections

Representative George Holding (R-NC) sponsored H.R. 2804, the Achieving Less Excess in Regulation

and Requiring Transparency (ALERRT) Act of 2014, which would undermine our nation’s ability to

set health, safety and environmental standards. Specifically, H.R. 2804 would add a six-month delay to

most rules essential to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the American public, and it would

force agencies to engage in a “race to the bottom” to pick the rule that is least costly to industry rather

than the rule that will best protect public health. H.R. 2804 mandates wasteful new analyses that hold

up life-saving agency actions and weakens the ability of citizens to prod agencies to follow the law. On

February 27, the House approved H.R. 2804 by a vote of 236-179 (House roll call vote 78). NO IS THE

PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took no action on this legislation.

7. Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Representative Michael Grimm (R-NY) sponsored H.R. 3370, the Homeowner Flood Insurance

Affordability Act of 2014, which would repeal and delay key provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood

Insurance Reform Act of 2012. Artificially discounted flood insurance rates have led to the development

and destruction of floodplains. By undermining steps to increase these premiums to market-based

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levels, H.R. 3370 will encourage further floodplain development and lead to the destruction of

wetlands, forests, and other habitats that help mitigate flood damage, which will only be made worse

by a changing climate. On March 4, the House passed H.R. 3370 by a vote of 306-91 (House roll call

vote 91). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate subsequently passed H.R. 3370 and President

Obama signed this legislation into law on March 21.

8. Climate Change Science

Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) offered an amendment to H.R. 3826, the Electricity Security

and Affordability Act, which would require Congress to accept the scientific findings that man-made

carbon pollution contributes to climate change and that climate change has a wide range of negative

effects. 2014 was the hottest year on record and communities across the U.S. are already feeling the

impacts of climate change, ranging from costly droughts to deadly forest fires to more severe storms.

On March 6, the Schakowsky amendment was rejected 190-221 (House roll call vote 103). YES IS THE

PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE.

9. Carbon Pollution

House Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) sponsored H.R. 3826, the

Electricity Security and Affordability Act, which would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency

(EPA) from limiting carbon emissions from power plants, the nation’s largest source of the pollution

driving climate change. The devastating impacts of climate change are occurring right outside our

windows in the form of more frequent and severe weather events like droughts, wildfires, floods,

and storms. Climate change also threatens public health by increasing smog, which triggers asthma

attacks and is especially dangerous for children and those with heart or lung disease. The U.S. already

places limits on mercury, arsenic, particulate matter, lead and other pollution from power plants, but

this extreme legislation would ensure that power plants remain free to release unlimited amounts of

carbon pollution into our air. On March 6, the House approved H.R. 3826 by a vote of 229-183 (House

roll call vote 106). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took no action on this legislation.

10. Attacking Public Input & Environmental Review

Representative Tom Marino (R-PA) sponsored H.R. 2641, the Responsibly and Professionally

Invigorating Development (RAPID) Act of 2013, which would severely undermine the National

Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compromising the quality of environmental reviews and interfering

with the public’s right to provide input in the management of public resources. H.R. 2641 would

set arbitrary review deadlines and restrict the range of project alternatives that federal agencies can

consider. It would also jeopardize the integrity of the decision-making process by allowing project

sponsors to prepare environmental review documents, which is a conflict of interest. Moreover, while

presented as an effort to increase timeliness and efficiency, the RAPID Act could actually lead to delays

by forcing stakeholders into court preemptively simply to preserve their right to judicial review. On

March 6, the House approved H.R. 2641 by a vote of 229-179 (House roll call vote 113). NO IS THE PRO-

ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took no action on this legislation.

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11. Toxic Mining Waste

Representative Bill Johnson (R-OH) sponsored H.R. 2824, the Preventing Government Waste and

Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America Act, which would nullify safeguards that prevent the dumping

of dangerous mining waste into our waterways. The bill would eliminate a commonsense Reaganera

rule requiring a 100-foot buffer zone around waterways to protect them from toxic coal mining

waste, and it would reinstate a 2008 rule that was recently struck down in federal court. The 2008 rule

would exempt the most destructive mining practices from the buffer requirement, leaving streams and

waterways vulnerable to sludge and other mining debris, especially in the Appalachian region. H.R.

2824 would also prohibit states from taking additional steps to protect communities from surface coal

mining operations. On March 25, the House approved H.R. 2824 by a vote of 229-192 (House roll call

vote 141). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate did not act on this legislation.

12. Preventing New Parks

House Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT)

sponsored H.R. 1459, the Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act,

which would gut America’s most important conservation tool, the Antiquities Act. The bill would

undermine the President’s authority under the Antiquities Act to protect historical, cultural, and natural

sites by designating them as National Monuments, and would therefore serve as the biggest rollback of

our nation’s ability to conserve land in more than a century. With Congress refusing to advance dozens

of locally-supported bills—from members of both parties—that would create new national parks and

other conservation areas, a vote for H.R. 1459 amounts to a vote in favor of preventing new parks from

being created. On March 26, the House approved H.R. 1459 by a vote of 222-201 (House roll call vote

147). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took no action on this legislation.

13. Big Oil Budget

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) sponsored H. Con. Res. 96, the Fiscal Year

2015 Budget Resolution, which would slash funding far beyond the already crippling sequestration

levels for important priorities such as national parks, environmental safeguards, infrastructure, and

health and energy research. While making drastic cuts to programs that protect our air, water, and

open spaces, the Ryan budget would continue billions of dollars in subsidies to the oil industry and

lower Big Oil’s tax bill even further by reducing corporate income tax rates. It would even sell lands

that belong to the American public to benefit private energy companies. On April 10, the House

approved H. Con. Res. 96 by a vote of 219-205 (House roll call vote 177). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT

VOTE. The Senate took no action on this legislation.

14. Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC) offered an amendment to H.R. 4660, the Commerce, Justice,

Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015, which would prohibit any funds in the bill

from being used to negotiate or enter into a trade agreement that includes a limit on carbon pollution.

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This amendment would limit the administration’s ability to work with other nations to address climate

change, which poses a severe threat to our economy, health, and environment. On May 30, the House

approved the Meadows amendment by a vote of 226-179 (House roll call vote 267). NO IS THE PRO-

ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Meadows amendment was not included in H.R. 83, the FY 15 spending deal

(also referred to as the CRomnibus), which was signed into law by President Obama on December 16.

15. Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Representative Paul Gosar (R-AZ) offered an amendment to H.R. 4870, the Department of Defense

Appropriations Act, 2015, which would prohibit any funds in the bill from being used to replace

petroleum-based fuels with advanced drop-in biofuels. The Department of Defense is the single largest

energy user in the nation, and investing in renewable biofuels significantly reduces pollution and the

military’s carbon footprint. Advanced biofuels also enhance American energy security by giving the

military more fuel options and reducing its dependence on oil. On June 20, the House rejected the

Gosar amendment by a vote of 205-208 (House roll call vote 334). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE.

16. Gutting Pipeline Review

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) sponsored H.R.3301, the

North American Energy Infrastructure Act, a bill that would effectively exempt cross-border pipelines

from the National Environmental Policy Act. H.R. 3301 would narrow environmental review to the

cross-border segment of proposed pipelines, would instate default approval of any cross-border

pipeline within 120 days of completion of the review, and would also exempt any modifications to

existing pipelines from review. H.R. 3301 undermines the federal government’s ability to fully assess

the environmental impacts of proposed pipelines. On June 24, the House approved H.R.3301 by a vote

of 238-173 (House roll call vote 354). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took no action

on this legislation.

17. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

Representative Cory Gardner (R-CO) sponsored H.R. 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom

Act, which would entirely cut the Department of Energy (DOE) out of the approval process for liquefied

natural gas (LNG) exports to most of the world. Expanded LNG exports would lead to increased

fracking, which is not properly regulated, pollutes our air and our water, and is connected to a number

of health problems for people living nearby fracking operations. By automatically granting DOE

approval for LNG exports to all 159 countries that are members of the World Trade Organization,

rather than just the 20 countries with whom the U.S. has a Free Trade Agreement, H.R. 6 would

eliminate the agency’s ability to consider the full range of impacts these exports could have on public

health and the environment. On June 25, the House approved H.R. 6 by a vote of 266-150 (House roll

call vote 359). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took no action on this legislation.

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18. National Ocean Policy

Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) offered an amendment to H.R.4899, the Lowering Gasoline

Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014, which would strike language in the underlying bill

prohibiting the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental

Enforcement from coordinating with coastal states, the public, and other stakeholders on programs

and plans to ensure the safe and productive use of our nation’s oceans and Great Lakes. The National

Ocean Policy, created by an Executive Order, directs government agencies with differing mandates

to work together to improve ocean health and also ensures that all competing interests, including

conservationists, fishermen, scientists, shipping companies, port managers, energy developers, and

those who live and work in ocean communities all have a voice in creating solutions for the many

problems facing our oceans. On June 26, the House rejected the Lowenthal amendment by a vote of

179-232 (House roll call vote 361). YES IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE.

19. Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) offered an amendment to H.R.4899, the Lowering Gasoline

Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014, which would require companies to renegotiate leases

that require no payment of royalties to the United States before bidding on new leases authorized by

the underlying bill. This amendment closes a key royalty payment loophole and would save taxpayers

billions of dollars. On June 26, the House rejected the Blumenauer amendment by a vote of 179-229

(House roll call vote 364). YES IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE.

20. Big Oil Giveaway

House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (R-WA) sponsored H.R. 4899, the

Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act, which would prioritize drilling on

our public lands and waters over other activities such as hiking, hunting, and fishing. Such a mandate

subverts the multiple uses our public lands have historically been managed for, and it would harm

businesses that comprise our nation’s $646 billion outdoor recreation economy. The bill would also

put the Atlantic and California coasts at risk of an oil spill by expanding risky offshore drilling to

these areas while increasing perverse incentives for more drilling by directing additional revenue from

federally-owned oil resources to coastal states. On June 26, the House approved H.R. 4899 by a vote

of 229-185 (House roll call vote 368). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took no action

on this legislation.

21. Clean Energy Funding

Representative Bradley Byrne (R-AL) offered an amendment to H.R. 4923, the Energy and Water

Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015, which would eliminate all funding

in the bill for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

(EERE). DOE-led clean energy programs have helped drive innovation in energy technologies while

significantly reducing the costs of these technologies. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable

Energy supports critical solar, wind, efficiency, and clean vehicle programs that help create jobs, reduce

pollution, and increase our energy security. On July 9, the House rejected the Byrne amendment by a

vote of 110-310 (House roll call vote 376). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE.

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22. Social Cost of Carbon

Representative James Lankford (R-OK) offered an amendment to H.R. 4923, the Energy and Water

Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015, which would force federal agencies to

turn a blind eye to the economic costs of climate change. Climate change already costs communities

billions of dollars each year across the country, and this anti-science amendment would prevent the

government from considering the costs of extreme weather and other climate change impacts or the

savings from government actions to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon pollution. On July

10, the House approved the Lankford amendment by a vote of 227-191 (House roll call vote 389). NO

IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Lankford amendment was not included in H.R. 83, the FY 15

spending deal (also referred to as the CRomnibus), which was signed into law by President Obama on

December 16.

23. Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX) offered an amendment to H.R. 4923, the Energy and Water

Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015, which would prevent the Department

of Energy (DOE) from implementing or enforcing commonsense energy efficiency standards for

light bulbs. Rolling back these standards, which were enacted in 2007 with strong bipartisan and

industry support, would threaten jobs, cost consumers money, and worsen pollution. It would also

allow foreign manufacturers to sell old, inefficient light bulbs in the United States, which is unfair to

domestic manufacturers who have already invested millions of dollars in plants that can produce more

efficient bulbs that meet the standards. On July 10, the House approved the Burgess amendment by a

vote of 226-193 (House roll call vote 393). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Burgess amendment

was included in H.R. 83, the FY 15 spending deal (also referred to as the CRomnibus), which was

signed into law by President Obama on December 16.

24. Attack on Clean Water

Representative Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) offered an amendment to H.R. 4923, the Energy and Water

Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015, which would undermine the Clean

Water Act and jeopardize the waters Americans depend on for drinking, swimming, fishing, and flood

protection. This amendment would repeal part of the Clean Water Act that currently provides limited

exemptions for normal, on-going farm practices and discharges of dredged or fill material related to

the maintenance of drainage ditches, and expand these exemptions in a way that would encourage

new wetland and stream destruction. For example, a highway department cleaning out a maintenance

ditch could dump excess material into a pristine lake, filling it in or obstructing its water flow without

requiring any review under the law. On July 10, the House approved the LaMalfa amendment by a

vote of 239-182 (House roll call vote 394). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. A modified version of

the LaMalfa amendment was included in H.R. 83, the FY 15 spending deal (also referred to as the

CRomnibus) signed into law by President Obama on December 16.

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25. Impacts of Climate Change

Representative David McKinley (R-WV) offered an amendment to H.R. 4923, the Energy and Water

Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015, which would prevent federal agencies

from assessing the costs and dangers posed by climate change. This extreme anti-science amendment

would make it more difficult for agencies to take part in studying or planning for the increase in

extreme weather associated with climate change. It would also block these agencies from participating

in the National Climate Assessment, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and any analysis

of the cost of carbon pollution. On July 10, the House passed the McKinley Amendment by a vote

of 229-188 (House roll call vote 397). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The McKinley amendment

was not included in H.R. 83, the FY 15 spending deal (also referred to as the CRomnibus), which was

signed into law by President Obama on December 16.

26. Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

House Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Michael Simpson (R-

ID) introduced H.R. 4923, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations

Act, 2015, which moves us backward on energy and environmental policy by slashing funding for

renewable energy and energy efficiency while boosting funding for dirty fossil fuel and nuclear

generation technologies. Although the impacts of climate change are already being felt around the

country, this bill attacks the science of climate change as well as the government’s ability to assess

the real costs of climate change impacts and the benefits of improving energy efficiency and limiting

carbon pollution. In addition, the bill contains damaging policy riders that would limit the Army

Corps of Engineers’ ability to safeguard the waters Americans depend on for drinking, swimming,

fishing, and flood protection. On July 10, the House approved H.R. 4923 by a vote of 253-170 (House

roll call vote 402). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. H.R. 83, the FY 15 spending deal (also referred to

as the CRomnibus), which was signed into law by President Obama on December 16, included higher

funding levels for renewable energy and energy efficiency; however, it also included several harmful

policy riders.

27. Using Best Available Science

Representative Rush Holt (D-NJ) offered an amendment to H.R. 4315, the Endangered Species

Transparency and Reasonableness Act, which would remove the requirement in the underlying bill that

causes data submitted by state, county, or tribal governments, whether by experts or not, to supersede

that offered by the federal government and be considered the “best scientific and commercial data

available.” This underlying requirement would undermine the federal government’s ability to use the

best data when assessing a given project’s environmental impact. On July 29, the Holt amendment was

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defeated by a vote of 204-215 (House roll call vote 461). YES IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE.

28. Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (R-WA) sponsored H.R. 4315, the

Endangered Species Transparency and Reasonableness Act, which would undermine the Endangered

Species Act. H.R. 4315 would waste precious taxpayer resources by mandating expensive online

databases that would only serve to increase bureaucracy and stand in the way of a balanced approach

to conservation. It would also jeopardize the use of legitimate science by allowing any data submitted

to agencies from states, tribes or counties to be dubbed the best available science – even if there wasn’t

a single scientist involved in the process. Moreover, it would limit the ability of American citizens

to obtain counsel and challenge illegal government activities, undermining public involvement from

across the political spectrum. On July 29, the House approved H.R. 4315 by a vote of 233-190 (House

roll call vote 463). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took no action on this legislation.

29. Pesticides Pollution

Representative Bob Gibbs (R-OH) sponsored H.R. 935, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2014,

which would undermine the Clean Water Act by preventing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

from protecting waterways from the direct application of pesticides that can contaminate drinking

water, harm aquatic species, and negatively impact the food chain. H.R. 935 would render ineffective

the Clean Water Act pesticide general permit, which took effect in 2011 and laid out commonsense

practices for applying pesticides directly to waters under the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act. The

pesticide general permit allows for spraying to combat vector-borne diseases such as the West Nile

virus, and it has had no significant effect on farming practices. On July 31, the House approved H.R.

935 by a vote of 267-161 (House roll call vote 470). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took

no action on this legislation.

30. Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Representative Steve Southerland (R-FL) sponsored H.R. 5078, the Waters of the United States

Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014, which would allow the continued dumping of pollution

into our small streams and wetlands by preventing the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army

Corps of Engineers from moving forward with their proposed Clean Water Rule. This commonsense

rule would clarify Clean Water Act protections for the small streams, wetlands, headwaters, and

tributaries that impact the drinking water of over 117 million Americans, support businesses and

recreation, and are crucial habitat for wildlife. H.R. 5078 would stop this rule in its tracks, closing the

public comment period and ensuring the voices of polluters trump demands for clean water. H.R. 5078

also prohibits the EPA and the Army Corps from ever developing any “substantially similar” rule or

guidance to protect these crucial waterways. On September 9, the House approved H.R. 5078 by a vote

of 262-152 (House roll call vote 489). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took no action

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on this legislation.

31. Big Polluter Giveaway

Representative Lee Terry (R-NE) sponsored H.R. 2, the American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs

and More American Jobs Act, a package of more than a dozen bills – all of which had already passed

the House. H.R. 2 amounts to a huge giveaway to big polluters and threatens the air we breathe,

the water we drink, and the landscapes that support our outdoor economy. The bill also thwarts

progress on climate change and compromises communities’ ability to weigh in on projects in their own

backyards. H.R. 2 would gut the EPA’s ability to limit carbon pollution from power plants. It would

disregard due process and endanger public health and the environment in order to rush a decision on

the dirty and dangerous Keystone XL pipeline. It would also elevate drilling above all other uses on

our public lands, including hiking, fishing, and hunting, subverting the multiple uses that have guided

public lands management and threatening outdoor recreation-related businesses and communities that

depend on this industry. On September 18, the House approved H.R. 2 by a vote of 226-191 (House

roll call vote 515). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took no action on this legislation.

32. Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Representative Bill Cassidy (R-LA) sponsored H.R. 5682, a bill to automatically approve the Keystone

XL tar sands pipeline, which would transport the world’s dirtiest oil through the American heartland to

an international shipping port on the Gulf Coast where it would be exported. Keystone XL would lead

to a significant expansion of tar sands development, unleashing massive amounts of carbon pollution

and threatening surrounding communities, ecosystems, and watersheds including the Ogallala aquifer,

which provides drinking water for millions of Americans. Despite these threats, Keystone XL would

create just 35 permanent jobs and would not enhance American energy independence. H.R. 5682

would short circuit the federal approval process, eliminating the State Department’s ability to assess

whether the pipeline is in the national interest and the President’s authority to ultimately approve

or reject the project. On November 14, the House approved H.R. 5682 by a vote of 252-161 (House

roll call vote 519). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate rejected similar legislation forcing

approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, S. 2280, on November 18.

33. Attack on Scientific Integrity

Representative Chris Stewart (R-UT) sponsored H.R.1422, the EPA Science Advisory Board Reform

Act, which would undermine the ability of the EPA’s Science Advisory Board to provide independent

scientific advice to the agency. H.R. 1422 would undermine the integrity of the Science Advisory Board

by allowing industry participation and making it more difficult for subject experts to serve on the

Board. H.R. 1422 would also impose new burdens on the Board that would delay necessary public

health and environmental protections. On November 18, the House approved H.R.1422 by a vote of

229-191 (House roll call vote 525). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took no action on

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this legislation.

34. Attack on Sound Science

Representative David Schweikert (R-AZ) sponsored H.R. 4012, the Secret Science Reform Act of 2014,

which would cripple the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to use the best available

science in setting critical public health safeguards. H.R. 4012 would severely restrict the scope of

scientific studies that the EPA is able to use when setting health standards by prohibiting the use of

peer-reviewed studies with confidential health information. This type of study is the basis for the best

research on the effects of pollution on people. On November 19, the House approved H.R. 4012 by

a vote of 237-190 (House roll call vote 528). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took no

action on this legislation.

35. Undermining Clean Air Protections

Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA) sponsored H.R. 4795, the Promoting New Manufacturing Act,

which would undermine clean air protections by exempting newly permitted industrial facilities from

certain air quality standards required under the Clean Air Act. H.R. 4795 would lead to increased air

pollution, threaten public health, create unclear procedural requirements for businesses, and delay the

permitting process. On November 20, the House approved H.R. 4795 by a vote of 238-172 (House roll

call vote 531). NO IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Senate took no action on this legislation.

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

Alabama

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

1 Byrne (R) 0 0 0 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Roby (R) 3 2 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Rogers, Mike D. (R) 0 0 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Aderholt (R) 3 3 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 Brooks, M. (R) 3 3 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

6 Bachus, S. (R) 3 2 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Sewell (D) 77 76 78 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a ✘ a a a a

Alaska

AL Young, D. (R) 3 3 9 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Arizona

1 Kirkpatrick (D) 69 65 67 a ✘ ✘ ✘ a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a

2 Barber (D) 83 78 78 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

3 Grijalva (D) 97 94 95 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

4 Gosar* (R) 3 3 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 Salmon (R) 3 5 12 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

6 Schweikert (R) 3 5 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Pastor (D) 86 83 83 a a a a a a a a

8 Franks (R) 6 8 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

9 Sinema (D) 83 81 81 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

Arkansas

1 Crawford (R) 6 5 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a

2 Griffin (R) 3 2 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Womack (R) 3 2 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Cotton (R) 3 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

California

1 LaMalfa (R) 0 0 0 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Huffman (D) 94 97 97 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

3 Garamendi (D) 77 86 88 a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

* Representative Gosar missed a number of votes due to hip surgery.

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Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget


house votes

National Ocean Policy

1$ 1% 1^ 1& 1* 1(

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

4 McClintock (R) 6 6 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 Thompson, M. (D) 94 95 92 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

6 Matsui (D) 94 95 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

7 Bera (D) 89 90 90 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

8 Cook (R) 3 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

9 McNerney (D) 94 92 92 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

10 Denham (R) 3 3 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

11 Miller, George (D) 83 83 88 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a

12 Pelosi (D) 91 90 92 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

13 Lee, B. (D) 91 94 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

14 Speier (D) 94 89 87 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

15 Swalwell (D) 97 95 95 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

16 Costa (D) 34 35 48 ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ a a

17 Honda (D) 94 92 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

18 Eshoo (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

19 Lofgren (D) 97 95 92 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

20 Farr (D) 91 89 94 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

21 Valadao (R) 3 2 2 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

22 Nunes (R) 6 3 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

23 McCarthy (R) 3 2 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

24 Capps (D) 94 95 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

25 McKeon (R) 3 2 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

26 Brownley (D) 94 94 94 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

27 Chu (D) 91 94 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

28 Schiff (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

29 Cárdenas (D) 91 92 92 a a a a a a a a a a a

30 Sherman (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

31 Miller, Gary (R) 6 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

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house votes

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

1$ 1% 1^

National Ocean Policy

1& 1* 1(

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

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Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

3. house scores

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

32 Napolitano (D) 83 84 90 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

33 Waxman (D) 97 95 92 a a a a a a a a a a a a a

34 Becerra (D) 94 95 92 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

35 Negrete McLeod (D) 77 75 75 a a a a a a ✘ a a a

36 Ruiz (D) 89 87 87 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

37 Bass (D) 94 87 88 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

38 Sánchez, Linda (D) 91 95 91 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

39 Royce (R) 3 5 12 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

40 Roybal-Allard (D) 97 94 94 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

41 Takano (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

42 Calvert (R) 3 2 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

43 Waters (D) 91 94 90 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

44 Hahn (D) 97 97 94 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

45 Campbell (R) 0 0 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

46 Sanchez, Loretta (D) 97 97 89 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

47 Lowenthal (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

48 Rohrabacher (R) 6 5 11 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

49 Issa (R) 3 2 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

50 Hunter (R) 0 2 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

51 Vargas (D) 94 92 92 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

52 Peters, S. (D) 86 92 92 a a a a a a ✘ a a ✘ a a a

53 Davis, S. (D) 97 97 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

Colorado

1 DeGette (D) 97 94 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 Polis* (D) 77 79 88 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

3 Tipton (R) 6 5 9 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Gardner (R) 3 3 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 Lamborn (R) 6 6 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

* Representative Polis missed a number of votes due to paternity leave.

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house votes

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

1$ 1% 1^

National Ocean Policy

1& 1* 1(

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

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Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

3. house scores

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

% % % b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

6 Coffman (R) 3 3 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Perlmutter (D) 77 79 81 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a

Connecticut

1 Larson, J. (D) 97 97 91 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 Courtney (D) 94 94 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

3 DeLauro (D) 97 97 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

4 Himes (D) 94 95 95 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

5 Esty (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

Delaware

AL Carney* (D) 77 84 89 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

Florida

1 Miller, J. (R) 0 2 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Southerland (R) 0 0 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Yoho (R) 0 2 2 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Crenshaw (R) 3 2 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 Brown, C. (D) 89 90 86 a a ✘ a a a a a a a a a

6 DeSantis (R) 0 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Mica (R) 3 2 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

8 Posey (R) 0 2 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

9 Grayson (D) 91 94 95 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

10 Webster (R) 3 3 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

11 Nugent (R) 3 3 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

12 Bilirakis (R) 0 2 12 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

13 Jolly** (R) 12 12 12 i i i i i i i i i i ✘ ✘ a

14 Castor (D) 91 90 93 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

15 Ross (R) 3 5 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

16 Buchanan (R) 9 5 20 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

17 Rooney (R) 3 2 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

* Representative Carney missed a number of votes due to a death in his family.

** Representative Jolly was sworn in on March 13 following the death of Representative Young on October 18, 2013.

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house votes

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

1$ 1% 1^

National Ocean Policy

1& 1* 1(

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

a a a ✘ a a a a a a a a a a ✘ a a a a ✘

Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

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3. house scores

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

18 Murphy, P. (D) 71 76 76 a a ✘ a a ✘ ✘ a a ✘ a a a

19 Clawson* (R) 0 0 0 i i i i i i i i i i i i i

19 Radel* (R) 0 7 7 ✘ i i i i i i i i i i i i

20 Hastings (D) 89 90 85 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

21 Deutch (D) 97 97 94 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

22 Frankel (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

23 Wasserman Schultz (D) 94 86 92 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

24 Wilson, F. (D) 89 92 88 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

25 Diaz-Balart (R) 3 3 13 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

26 Garcia (D) 80 79 79 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

27 Ros-Lehtinen (R) 3 5 34 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Georgia

1 Kingston (R) 3 3 9 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a

2 Bishop, S. (D) 43 41 48 a ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ a a

3 Westmoreland, L. (R) 3 3 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Johnson, H. (D) 91 94 94 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a

5 Lewis (D) 91 90 92 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a

6 Price, T. (R) 3 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Woodall (R) 0 2 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

8 Scott, A. (R) 6 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a

9 Collins, D. (R) 3 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

10 Broun (R) 6 8 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a

11 Gingrey (R) 6 8 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a

12 Barrow (D) 31 27 45 a ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ a a

13 Scott, D. (D) 89 89 80 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

14 Graves, T. (R) 3 5 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

* Representative Clawson was sworn in on June 25 following the resignation of Representative Radel on January 27.

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house votes

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

1$ 1% 1^

National Ocean Policy

1& 1* 1(

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

a a ✘ ✘ a a a a a a a a ✘ a a ✘ a a ✘ a a ✘

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Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

3. house scores

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

Hawaii

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

1 Hanabusa (D) 71 81 89 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 Gabbard (D) 94 95 95 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

Idaho

1 Labrador (R) 3 5 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Simpson (R) 3 2 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Illinois

1 Rush* (D) 66 67 78 a a a a a a

2 Kelly, R. (D) 94 95 95 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

3 Lipinski (D) 86 87 89 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

4 Gutierrez (D) 94 92 90 a a a a a a a a a a a a

5 Quigley (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

6 Roskam (R) 6 5 9 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Davis, D. (D) 91 89 91 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

8 Duckworth (D) 80 83 83 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a

9 Schakowsky (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

10 Schneider (D) 86 90 90 a a a a a a ✘ a a a

11 Foster (D) 97 94 87 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

12 Enyart (D) 66 68 68 a ✘ ✘ a a a ✘ a ✘ a a a a

13 Davis, R. (R) 9 6 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘

14 Hultgren (R) 6 5 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

15 Shimkus (R) 6 6 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

16 Kinzinger (R) 3 3 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

17 Bustos (D) 80 79 79 a ✘ ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

18 Schock (R) 6 3 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Indiana

1 Visclosky (D) 91 90 78 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 Walorski (R) 3 2 2 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

* Representative Rush missed a number of votes due to an illness in his family and was on official leave of absence from the House of Representatives during much of 2014.

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house votes

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

1$ 1% 1^

National Ocean Policy

1& 1* 1(

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

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3. house scores

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

3 Stutzman (R) 3 5 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Rokita (R) 6 5 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 Brooks, S. (R) 3 2 2 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

6 Messer (R) 0 2 2 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Carson (D) 94 94 91 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a

8 Bucshon (R) 3 3 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

9 Young, T. (R) 6 3 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Iowa

1 Braley (D) 97 94 90 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 Loebsack (D) 86 84 86 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

3 Latham (R) 6 5 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 King, S. (R) 6 3 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Kansas

1 Huelskamp (R) 3 5 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Jenkins, L. (R) 3 3 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Yoder (R) 6 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Pompeo (R) 3 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Kentucky

1 Whitfield (R) 9 8 14 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Guthrie (R) 3 3 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Yarmuth (D) 94 92 94 a a a ✘ a a ✘ a a a a a a

4 Massie (R) 11 13 13 ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a

5 Rogers, H. (R) 3 3 9 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

6 Barr (R) 6 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Louisiana

1 Scalise (R) 0 2 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Richmond* (D) 63 63 71 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

3 Boustany (R) 0 2 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

* Representative Richmond missed a number of votes due to an illness in his family.

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house votes

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

1$ 1% 1^

National Ocean Policy

1& 1* 1(

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

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a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

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a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a ✘ ✘ a ✘ a a a

✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

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Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

3. house scores

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

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✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

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a a ✘ a a a a a a ✘ a ✘ a a

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

% % % b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

4 Fleming (R) 0 2 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 McAllister (R) 3 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

6 Cassidy (R) 0 0 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Maine

1 Pingree (D) 94 95 94 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 Michaud (D) 94 94 92 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

Maryland

1 Harris (R) 0 0 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Ruppersberger (D) 91 90 85 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

3 Sarbanes (D) 97 95 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

4 Edwards (D) 94 95 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

5 Hoyer (D) 91 87 80 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

6 Delaney (D) 91 90 90 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

7 Cummings (D) 97 97 94 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

8 Van Hollen (D) 97 97 98 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

MassACHusetts

1 Neal (D) 94 95 91 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 McGovern (D) 94 95 98 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

3 Tsongas (D) 97 97 94 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

4 Kennedy (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

5 Clark, K. (D) 94 94 94 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

6 Tierney (D) 94 95 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

7 Capuano (D) 97 97 95 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

8 Lynch (D) 97 97 95 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

9 Keating (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

Michigan

1 Benishek (R) 6 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Huizenga (R) 3 3 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Amash (R) 11 14 15 ✘ ✘ ✘ a a ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

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house votes

National Ocean Policy

1$ 1% 1^ 1& 1* 1( 2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a ✘ a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

a a a ✘ a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a ✘ a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a ✘ a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a ✘

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

3. house scores

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

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✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

4 Camp (R) 6 5 9 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 Kildee (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

6 Upton (R) 6 5 29 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Walberg (R) 0 3 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

8 Rogers, Mike (R) 3 3 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

9 Levin (D) 97 97 90 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

10 Miller, C. (R) 6 5 13 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

11 Bentivolio (R) 3 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

12 Dingell (D) 89 90 75 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

13 Conyers (D) 94 94 80 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

14 Peters, G. (D) 91 92 90 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

Minnesota

1 Walz (D) 77 81 81 a ✘ ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 Kline, J. (R) 6 3 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Paulsen (R) 11 10 17 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘

4 McCollum (D) 89 90 92 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

5 Ellison (D) 89 92 93 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

6 Bachmann (R) 3 6 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Peterson (D) 11 13 36 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a a

8 Nolan (D) 80 83 82 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

Mississippi

1 Nunnelee* (R) N/A N/A 2 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Thompson, B. (D) 89 86 78 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

3 Harper (R) 3 3 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Palazzo (R) 0 2 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Missouri

1 Clay (D) 86 89 88 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 Wagner (R) 3 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

* Representative Nunnelee missed a majority of votes due to illness and was not given a score for 2014. He passed away on February 6, 2015.

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house votes

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

1$ 1% 1^

National Ocean Policy

1& 1* 1(

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

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a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a ✘ ✘ a a a a a a

Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

3. house scores

a a a a a a a a a ✘ a a a a ✘ ✘ a ✘ a a a

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

a a a a a a a a a ✘ a ✘ a a ✘ a a ✘ a a a

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a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a ✘ a ✘ a a a

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

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a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

3 Luetkemeyer (R) 6 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Hartzler (R) 0 2 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 Cleaver (D) 80 75 85 a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

6 Graves, S. (R) 6 6 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Long (R) 0 2 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

8 Smith, J. (R) 0 2 2 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Montana

AL Daines (R) 0 2 2 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Nebraska

1 Fortenberry (R) 6 5 20 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Terry (R) 6 5 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Smith, Adrian (R) 3 3 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Nevada

1 Titus (D) 97 95 95 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 Amodei (R) 3 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Heck, J. (R) 6 10 9 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Horsford (D) 89 73 73 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

New Hampshire

1 Shea-Porter (D) 97 97 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 Kuster (D) 94 95 95 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

New Jersey

1 Andrews* (D) 100 94 91 a a a a a i i i i i i i i

1 Norcross* (D) 75 75 75 i i i i i i i i i i i i i

2 LoBiondo (R) 37 32 61 a ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ a a a

3 Runyan (R) 9 13 15 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Smith, C. (R) 29 29 65 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘

5 Garrett (R) 3 6 10 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

6 Pallone (D) 97 87 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

7 Lance (R) 6 13 25 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

* Representative Norcross was sworn in on November 12 following the resignation of Representative Andrews on February 18.

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Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget


house votes

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

1$ 1% 1^

National Ocean Policy

1& 1* 1(

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

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Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

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3. house scores

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

8 Sires (D) 94 92 89 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

9 Pascrell (D) 97 97 92 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

10 Payne (D) 94 94 94 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

11 Frelinghuysen (R) 9 10 39 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

12 Holt (D) 94 81 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

New Mexico

1 Lujan Grisham, M. (D) 86 87 87 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 Pearce (R) 6 5 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Luján, B. (D) 91 92 95 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

New York

1 Bishop, T. (D) 97 94 95 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 King, P. (R) 9 11 17 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘

3 Israel (D) 94 94 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

4 McCarthy, C.* (D) N/A N/A 80 a

5 Meeks (D) 91 89 88 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

6 Meng (D) 97 94 94 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

7 Velázquez (D) 91 94 92 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

8 Jeffries (D) 97 94 94 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

9 Clarke, Y. (D) 86 90 91 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

10 Nadler (D) 94 95 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

11 Grimm (R) 9 11 12 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘

12 Maloney, C. (D) 91 94 8 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

13 Rangel (D) 63 78 81 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

14 Crowley (D) 91 94 94 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

15 Serrano (D) 94 94 90 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

16 Engel (D) 91 92 92 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

17 Lowey (D) 94 95 93 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

* Representative McCarthy missed a majority of votes due to illness and was not given a score for 2014.

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house votes

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

1$ 1% 1^

National Ocean Policy

1& 1* 1(

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

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a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

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3. house scores

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

18 Maloney, S. (D) 83 81 81 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

19 Gibson, C. (R) 54 49 38 a ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ a a ✘ a a a

20 Tonko (D) 97 95 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

21 Owens (D) 51 51 55 a ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ a a ✘ a a a

22 Hanna (R) 11 11 17 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

23 Reed, T. (R) 3 3 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

24 Maffei (D) 97 92 93 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

25 Slaughter (D) 94 90 90 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

26 Higgins (D) 100 97 93 a a a a a a a a a a a a a

27 Collins, C. (R) 3 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

North Carolina

1 Butterfield (D) 91 89 88 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 Ellmers (R) 3 2 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Jones (R) 17 17 23 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a

4 Price, D. (D) 97 95 89 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

5 Foxx (R) 3 3 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

6 Coble (R) 3 3 11 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 McIntyre (D) 26 29 50 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a

8 Hudson (R) 3 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

9 Pittenger (R) 3 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

10 McHenry (R) 3 2 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

11 Meadows (R) 3 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

12 Adams* (D) 100 100 100 i i i i i i i i i i i i i

13 Holding (R) 3 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

North Dakota

AL Cramer (R) 0 2 2 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

* Representative Adams was sworn in on November 12 following the resignation of Representative Watt on January 6.

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house votes

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

1$ 1% 1^

National Ocean Policy

1& 1* 1(

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

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Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

3. house scores

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

Ohio

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

1 Chabot (R) 3 5 16 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Wenstrup (R) 3 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Beatty (D) 97 95 95 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

4 Jordan (R) 3 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 Latta (R) 3 2 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

6 Johnson, B. (R) 6 3 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Gibbs, B. (R) 3 3 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

8 Boehner (R) N/A N/A 2 The Speaker of the House voTES AT his discretion.

9 Kaptur (D) 91 87 79 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

10 Turner (R) 3 5 9 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

11 Fudge (D) 89 89 91 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

12 Tiberi (R) 6 5 11 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

13 Ryan, T. (D) 86 89 90 a ✘ ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

14 Joyce (R) 6 6 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

15 Stivers (R) 6 5 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

16 Renacci (R) 3 3 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Oklahoma

1 Bridenstine (R) 3 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Mullin (R) 0 0 0 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Lucas (R) 6 8 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Cole (R) 6 8 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 Lankford (R) 0 2 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Oregon

1 Bonamici (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 Walden (R) 3 2 11 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Blumenauer (D) 94 95 95 a a a a a a a a a a a a

4 DeFazio (D) 100 97 90 a a a a a a a a a a a a a

5 Schrader (D) 60 65 73 ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ a a ✘ a a a

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

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house votes

1$ 1% 1^ 1& 1* 1(

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

National Ocean Policy

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

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The Speaker of the House voTES AT his discretion.

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a a ✘ a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

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3. house scores

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a a ✘ ✘ a a a a a a a a ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ a a a a ✘

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KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

Pennsylvania

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

1 Brady, R. (D) 94 92 84 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 Fattah (D) 86 87 89 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

3 Kelly (R) 3 3 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Perry (R) 3 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 Thompson, G. (R) 3 3 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

6 Gerlach (R) 6 10 36 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘

7 Meehan (R) 6 6 10 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘

8 Fitzpatrick (R) 29 27 44 a ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a a ✘

9 Shuster (R) 6 8 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

10 Marino (R) 3 5 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

11 Barletta (R) 3 3 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

12 Rothfus (R) 3 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

13 Schwartz (D) 69 76 90 a a

14 Doyle (D) 89 86 73 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

15 Dent (R) 3 3 20 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

16 Pitts (R) 6 5 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

17 Cartwright (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

18 Murphy, T. (R) 6 3 10 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Rhode Island

1 Cicilline (D) 94 95 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

2 Langevin (D) 94 90 95 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

South Carolina

1 Sanford (R) 9 8 31 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Wilson, J. (R) 3 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Duncan, Jeff (R) 3 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Gowdy (R) 3 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 Mulvaney (R) 3 5 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

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house votes

1$ 1% 1^ 1& 1* 1(

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

National Ocean Policy

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

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3. house scores

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

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KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

6 Clyburn (D) 91 86 83 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

7 Rice, T. (R) 0 0 0 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

South Dakota

AL Noem (R) 3 3 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Tennessee

1 Roe (R) 0 0 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Duncan, John (R) 3 5 11 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Fleischmann (R) 3 3 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 DesJarlais* (R) 0 2 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 Cooper (D) 91 90 80 a a ✘ a a a a a a a a a a

6 Black, D. (R) 0 0 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Blackburn, M. (R) 0 0 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

8 Fincher (R) 0 2 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

9 Cohen (D) 97 97 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

Texas

1 Gohmert (R) 3 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Poe (R) 3 3 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Johnson, S. (R) 0 2 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Hall (R) 9 5 11 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a

5 Hensarling (R) 3 5 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

6 Barton (R) 6 3 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Culberson (R) 6 8 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

8 Brady, K. (R) 0 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

9 Green, A. (D) 74 81 80 a a a a a a ✘ a a a

10 McCaul (R) 6 5 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

11 Conaway (R) 3 2 2 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

12 Granger (R) 6 6 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

13 Thornberry (R) 3 3 2 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

14 Weber (R) 0 2 2 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

* Representative DesJarlais missed a number of votes due to illness.

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

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house votes

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

1$ 1% 1^

National Ocean Policy

1& 1* 1(

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a ✘ a ✘ a a a

✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

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a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

3. house scores

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

15 Hinojosa (D) 63 71 66 a a a a a a

16 O’Rourke (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

17 Flores (R) 0 2 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

18 Jackson Lee (D) 86 84 77 a a a a a a a a a a a

19 Neugebauer (R) 3 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

20 Castro (D) 91 94 94 a a a a a a a a a a a

21 Smith, Lamar (R) 3 5 7 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

22 Olson (R) 0 0 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

23 Gallego (D) 74 70 70 a ✘ ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

24 Marchant (R) 3 5 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

25 Williams (R) 3 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

26 Burgess (R) 3 3 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

27 Farenthold (R) 0 0 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

28 Cuellar (D) 31 30 48 a ✘ ✘ a a ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a

29 Green, G. (D) 66 60 64 a a ✘ a a a a a a

30 Johnson, E. (D) 91 92 83 a a a a a a a a a a a a

31 Carter, J. (R) 9 8 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

32 Sessions, P. (R) 0 2 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

33 Veasey (D) 86 89 89 a a a a a a a a a a a a

34 Vela (D) 69 59 59 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

35 Doggett (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a a a a a a a

36 Stockman (R) 3 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Utah

1 Bishop, R. (R) 0 2 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Stewart (R) 6 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Chaffetz (R) 0 2 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

4 Matheson (D) 23 24 45 a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a

Vermont

AL Welch (D) 91 92 93 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

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house votes

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

1$ 1% 1^

National Ocean Policy

1& 1* 1(

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

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a a a a a a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a a a a

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a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

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Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

3. house scores

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a a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ a ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

Virginia

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

1 Wittman (R) 3 3 17 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Rigell (R) 3 5 11 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Scott, R. (D) 94 95 89 a a a a a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a

4 Forbes (R) 3 3 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 Hurt (R) 3 5 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

6 Goodlatte (R) 3 5 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Cantor* (R) 0 2 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Brat* (R) 0 0 0 i i i i i i i i i i i i i

8 Moran, James (D) 91 94 88 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

9 Griffith (R) 3 3 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

10 Wolf (R) 6 13 26 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘

11 Connolly (D) 94 95 96 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

Washington

1 DelBene (D) 89 92 92 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a

2 Larsen, R. (D) 91 90 90 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

3 Herrera Beutler (R) 11 8 10 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ a ✘ ✘

4 Hastings, D. (R) 3 3 3 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

5 McMorris Rodgers (R) 6 5 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

6 Kilmer (D) 83 87 87 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

7 McDermott (D) 97 97 91 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

8 Reichert (R) 14 17 43 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ a a ✘

9 Smith, Adam (D) 80 84 90 a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

10 Heck, D. (D) 94 95 95 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

West Virginia

1 McKinley (R) 9 8 8 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a

2 Capito (R) 6 5 19 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

3 Rahall (D) 29 37 62 ✘ ✘ ✘ a a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a a

* Representative Brat was sworn in on November 12 following the resignation of Representative Cantor on August 18.

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

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house votes

1$ 1% 1^ 1& 1* 1(

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

National Ocean Policy

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

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a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

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a a a ✘ a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

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a a a ✘ a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

3. house scores

a a a ✘ a a a a a a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

a a a ✘ a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

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a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

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a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a ✘ a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

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house votes

KEY

a = Pro-environment action

✘ = Anti-environment action

i = Ineligible to vote

s = Absence (counts as negative)

Wisconsin

2014

LCV SCORES

113th Congress

Lifetime

% % %

Superfund Cleanup

Climate Change & Public Lands

Public Lands Assault

California Water Resources

b c d e f g h i j 1) 1! 1@ 1#

1 Ryan, P. (R) 3 3 12 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

2 Pocan (D) 97 97 97 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

3 Kind (D) 89 89 89 a a ✘ a a a ✘ a a a a a a

4 Moore (D) 94 94 93 a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

5 Sensenbrenner (R) 6 8 30 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

6 Petri (R) 9 10 40 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

7 Duffy (R) 0 2 4 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

8 Ribble (R) 3 3 5 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Wyoming

AL Lummis (R) 3 2 6 ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ a ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘ ✘

Broad Attack on Lands & Wildlife

Assault on Public Protections

Undermining Flood Insurance Reform

Climate Change Science

Carbon Pollution

Attacking Public Input &

Environmental Review

Toxic Mining Waste

Preventing New Parks

Big Oil Budget

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house votes

1$ 1% 1^ 1& 1* 1(

Blocking Climate Action in Trade Agreements

Military Investments in Advanced Biofuels

Gutting Pipeline Review

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

National Ocean Policy

Offshore Drilling Subsidies

Big Oil Giveaway

Clean Energy Funding

Social Cost of Carbon

2) 2! 2@ 2# 2$ 2% 2^ 2& 2* 2( 3) 3! 3@ 3# 3$ 3%

Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Attack on Clean Water

Impacts of Climate Change

Assault on Clean Energy & Clean Water

Using Best Available Science

Attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Pesticides Pollution

Assault on the Clean Water Rule

Big Polluter Giveaway

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)

Attack on Scientific Integrity

Attack on Sound Science

Undermining Clean Air Protections

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a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

a a a a ✘ a a a a a a a a a a ✘ a a a a a a

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

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3. house scores

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