Report analyzes Clean Air Act actions under current Congress

A report by First Street Research Group examines the different groups that have attempted to influence the Clean Air Act. The report provides analysis of the lobbying activity surrounding some of the Clean Air Act bills in the 112th Congress.

Some of the findings include:

  • Eleven different staffers for the four members of Congress who sponsored the examined bills have gone through the Revolving Door. One of these staffers is lobbying on behalf of companies with interest in energy issues.
  • In the 112th Congress, 29 bills have been introduced that address the Clean Air Act, and of those bills, 27 have been lobbied on.
  • HR 1204 to amend the Clean Air Act has been lobbied on, on behalf of 12 different organizations that spent over $4.5 million on their total lobbying activity during the 3rd quarter of 2011. The organizations lobbying this bill were mostly large oil companies and organizations.

To view all of the proprietary research provided by First Street Research Group, visit http://firststreet.cqpress.com/content/clean_air_act.aspx.

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