Thomas Daschle on Energy and the Environment

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Voting Record

Amendment - ANWR Fast Track

In March of 2003, the US Senate voted on an amendment to prevent fast-tracking of drilling in ANWR. The amendment passed 52-48. Thomas Daschle voted in favor of the amendment and thus opposed ANWR drilling.

Thomas Daschle voted in favor of the amendment and thus opposed ANWR drilling.

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge amendment

In April of 2002, the Senate voted on an amendment to allow ANWR to be opened up for drilling. The full amendment was a separate piece of legislation that dictated the amount of land to be leased, the amount to be reimbursed to native Alaskans, an amount to be traded with Israel, and numerous other provisions. The amendmnent failed to pass the Senate 46-54. Thomas Daschle voted against the amendment to open up ANWR to drilling.

Thomas Daschle voted against the amendment to open up ANWR to drilling.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-106; Bill Number-S 2982; International Carbon Sequestration Incentive Act - Cosponsor

A bill to enhance international conservation, to promote the role of carbon sequestration as a means of slowing the building of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, and to reward and encourage voluntary, pro-active environmental efforts on the issue of global climate change.

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