Votes on Policy Area environmental protection by Representative delaney voting yay

YearNumQuestion/Description delaney Date
2018 441 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass Water Infrastructure Improvement Act 19-Dec-2018
2018 100 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Satisfying Energy Needs and Saving the Environment (SENSE) Act 8-Mar-2018
2018 98 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act 7-Mar-2018
2017 390 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017 18-Jul-2017
2017 389 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 202 McNerney of California Amendment No. 5 ; An amendment numbered 5 printed in House Report 115-229 to strike section 6 of the bill. ; Amendment sought to eliminate section 6 from the the underlying bill which pertains to No Additional Funds Authorized. 18-Jul-2017
2017 388 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 201 Polis of Colorado Amendment No. 4 ; An amendment numbered 4 printed in House Report 115-229 to close the loophole that prevents aggregating emissions from any oil or gas exploration or production well. Additionally, it seeks to require the EPA to add hydrogen sulfide to the list of hazardous air pollutants. ; Amendment sought to close the loophole that prevents aggregating emissions from any oil or gas exploration or production well. Additionally, it sought to require the EPA to add hydrogen sulfide to the list of hazardous air pollutants. 18-Jul-2017
2017 387 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 200 Beyer of Virginia Amendment No. 3 ; An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 115-229 to strike subsection (h) of section 3 (relating to exceptional events). ; Amendment sought to strike language that weakens the definition of exceptional events for air quality monitoring data. 18-Jul-2017
2017 386 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 199 Tonko of New York Amendment No. 2 ; An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 115-229 to strike subsection (b) of Section 3, which would to allow EPA to consider technological feasibility when determining what level of pollution is safe. ; Amendment sought to strike subsection (b) of section 3, which would allow the EPA to consider technological feasibility when determining what level of pollution is safe. 18-Jul-2017
2017 385 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 198 Castor of Florida Amendment No. 1 ; An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 115-229 to halt implementation of the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017 if the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee finds that application could increase health risks to vulnerable populations including children, seniors, pregnant women, outdoor workers, and minority and low-income communities. ; Amendment sought to halt implementation of the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017 if the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee finds that application could increase health risks to vulnerable populations including children, seniors, pregnant women, outdoor workers, and minority and low-income communities. 18-Jul-2017
2017 281 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act 24-May-2017
2017 280 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 119 Huffman of California Amendment No. 2 ; An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 115-145 to protect commercial, recreational and subsistence fisheries from the negative impacts of unregulated discharge. ; Amendment sought to protect commercial, recreational and subsistence fisheries from the negative impacts of unregulated discharge. 24-May-2017
2017 279 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 118 Esty of Connecticut Amendment No. 1 ; An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 115-145 to ensure that existing clean water protections apply to the release of these toxic chemicals into the environment. ; Amendment sought to ensure that existing clean water protections apply to the release of toxic chemicals and hazardous substances into the environment. 24-May-2017
2017 207 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2017 30-Mar-2017
2017 205 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment Act 29-Mar-2017
2016 281 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016 8-Jun-2016
2016 280 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 1155 Norton of District of Columbia Amendment No. 6 ; An amendment numbered 6 printed in House Report 114-607 to provide that the provisions of the bill would not apply if the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Administration, in consultation with the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee, finds that the application of any section could harm human health or the environment. ; Amendment sought to provide that the provisions of the bill would not apply if the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Administration, in consultation with the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee, finds that the application of any section could harm human health or the environment. 8-Jun-2016
2016 279 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 1154 Polis of Colorado Amendment No. 5 ; An amendment numbered 5 printed in House Report 114-607 to amend the Clean Air Act to repeal the prohibitions against aggregating emissions from any oil or gas exploration or production well and emissions. Additionally, it requires the EPA to issue a rule adding hydrogen sulfide to the list of hazardous air pollutants. ; Amendment sought to repeal the prohibitions against aggregating emissions from any oil or gas exploration or production well and emissions. Additionally, amendment sought to require the EPA to issue a rule adding hydrogen sulfide to the list of hazardous air pollutants. 8-Jun-2016
2016 278 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 1152 Pallone of New Jersey Amendment No. 3 ; An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 114-607 to strike the consideration of technological feasibility when determining national ambient air quality standards to preserve health based standards. ; Amendment sought to strike the consideration of technological feasibility when determining national ambient air quality standards to preserve health based standards. 8-Jun-2016
2016 277 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 1151 Rush of Illinois Amendment No. 2 ; An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 114-607 to provide federal, state, local, or tribal permitting agencies the ability to opt-out of section 3(d) if they determine that issuing a preconstruction permit under an outdated and less protective air quality standard will increase air pollution, slow permitting, increase regulatory uncertainty, foster litigation, shift the burden of pollution control from new sources to existing sources, or increase the overall cost of achieving the new or revised national ambient air quality standard in the applicable area. ; Amendment sought to provide Federal, State, local, or tribal permitting agencies the ability to opt-out of section 3(d) if they determine that issuing a preconstruction permit under an outdated and less protective air quality standard will increase air pollution, slow permitting, increase regulatory uncertainty, foster litigation, shift the burden of pollution control from new sources to existing sources, or increase the overall cost of achieving the new or revised national ambient air quality standard in the applicable area. 8-Jun-2016
2016 238 On Concurring in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act 24-May-2016
2016 236 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Zika Vector Control Act 24-May-2016
2016 122 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Satisfying Energy Needs and Saving the Environment Act 15-Mar-2016
2016 121 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 968 Veasey of Texas Part B Amendment No. 5 ; An amendment numbered 5 printed in Part B of House Report 114-453 to ensure public health is taken into account by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency before law goes into effect. ; Amendment sought to ensure public health is taken into account by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency before law goes into effect. 15-Mar-2016
2016 120 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 966 Bera of California Part B Amendment No. 3 ; An amendment numbered 3 printed in Part B of House Report 114-453 to require a GAO report on the increase in sulfur dioxide and other air pollution emissions that result from this Act and the effect of such emissions on public health. ; Amendment sought to require a GAO report on the increase in sulfur dioxide and other air pollution emissions that result from this Act and the effect of such emissions on public health. 15-Mar-2016
2016 119 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 965 Pallone of New Jersey Part B Amendment No. 2 ; An amendment numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 114-453 to give the Governor of a State the ability to opt-out of the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule portion of the bill if the Governor determines that implementing that provision would increase the overall cost of complying with EPAs rule. ; Amendment sought to give the Governor of a State the ability to opt out of the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule portion of the bill if the Governor determines that implementing such provision would increase the overall cost of complying with EPA's rule. 15-Mar-2016
2016 118 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 964 Pallone of New Jersey Part B Amendment No. 1 ; An amendment numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 114-453 to strike the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule portion of the bill. ; Amendment sought to strike the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule portion of the bill. 15-Mar-2016
2016 67 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended Safe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act 10-Feb-2016
2015 457 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015 22-Jul-2015
2015 456 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 677 Butterfield of North Carolina Part C Amendment No. 6 ; An amendment numbered 6 printd in Part C of House Report 114-216 to allow the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to prevent the legislation from going into effect if it is determined to have a negative impact on vulnerable populations. Vulnerable populations include infants, children, adolescents, pregnant women, the elderly, individuals with preexisting medical conditions, individuals who work at coal combustion residuals treatment or disposal facilities, members of any other appropriate population identified by the Administrator based on consideration of socioeconomic status, racial or ethnic background, or other similar factors identified by the Administrator. ; Amendment sought to allow the Administrator of EPA to prevent the legislation from going into effect if it is determined that implemention would have a negative impact on vulnerable populations such as infants, children, adolescents, pregnant women, the elderly, individuals with preexisting medical conditions, individuals who work at coal combustion residuals treatment or disposal facilities, members of any other appropriate population identified by the Administrator based on consideration of socioeconomic status, racial or ethnic background, or other similar factors identified by the Administrator. 22-Jul-2015
2015 455 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 676 Adams of North Carolina Part C Amendment No. 5 ; An amendment numbered 5 printed in Part C of House Report 114-216 to require the owner or operator of a coal combustion residuals surface impoundment to survey all drinking water supply wells that are within a half mile and down-gradient of the established waste boundary. Also requires the owner or operator of a coal combustion residuals surface impoundment to supply an alternative source of safe drinking water within 24 hours if well water sampling exceeds groundwater standards. ; Amendment sought to require the owner or operator of a coal combustion residuals surface impoundment to survey all drinking water supply wells that are within a half mile and down-gradient of the established waste boundary and to supply an alternative source of safe drinking water within 24 hours if well water sampling exceeds groundwater standards. 22-Jul-2015
2015 454 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 675 Connolly of Virginia Part C Amendment No. 4 ; An amendment numbered 4 printed in Part C of House Report 114-216 to require all inactive surface impoundments follow post-closure groundwater monitoring standards pursuant to section 257.104 subsections (b) and (c) of title 40, Code of Federal Regulations. ; Amendment sought to require all inactive surface impoundments that begin closure proceedings to put in place the same groundwater monitoring safeguard procedures that are required in the final Federal rule. 22-Jul-2015
2015 453 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 673 Pallone of New Jersey Part C Amendment No. 2 ; An amendment numbered 2 printed in Part C of House Report 114-216 to preserve transparency requirements in EPA's final coal ash rule to ensure public access to information and accountability. ; Amendment sought to preserve transparency requirements in EPA's final coal ash rule to ensure public access to information and accountability. 22-Jul-2015
2015 383 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 529 McNerney of California Amendment No. 4 ; An amendment numbered 4 printed in House Report 114-177 to require a state public utility commission/public service commission and the Electric Reliability Organization to conduct an analysis of any state or federal plan. ; Amendment sought to strike section 2 of the bill, which prevents any rule from taking place until all litigation is complete and sought to replace the ability of states to opt out of the plan with the requirement that the state public utility commissions or public service commissions, as well as the appropriate electric reliability organization, issue reliability analyses on any state or federal plan. 24-Jun-2015
2015 382 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 527 Rush of Illinois Amendment No. 2 ; An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 114-177 to require a governor's determination and shall also include certification that the inapplicability of a state or federal plan will not have a significant adverse effect on costs associated with a State's plan to respond to extreme weather events associated with human-caused climate change, including flooding, intense storms, frequent wildfires, and increased drought. ; Amendment sought to require a Governor's determination to include certification that the inapplicability of a state or federal plan will not have a significant adverse effect on costs associated with a state's plan to respond to extreme weather events associated with human-caused climate change, including flooding, intense storms, frequent wildfires, and increased drought. 24-Jun-2015
2015 381 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 526 Pallone of New Jersey Amendment No. 1 ; An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 114-177 to require a governor wishing to opt out of the Clean Power Plan, to include a certification that electric generating units are sources of carbon pollution that contribute to human-induced climate change; and the state or federal plan to reduce carbon emissions from electric generating units would promote national security, economic growth and public health by addressing human induced climate change through the increased use of clean energy, energy efficiency and reductions in carbon pollution. ; Amendment sought to require a Governor wishing to opt out of the Clean Power Plan to include a certification that electric generating units are sources of carbon pollution that contribute to human-induced climate change; and that the state or federal plan to reduce carbon emissions from electric generating units would promote national security, economic growth and public health by addressing human induced climate change through the increased use of clean energy, energy efficiency and reductions in carbon pollution. 24-Jun-2015
2015 378 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 23-Jun-2015
2015 219 On Passage Regulatory Integrity Protection Act 12-May-2015
2015 218 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Regulatory Integrity Protection Act 12-May-2015
2015 217 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 212 Edwards of Maryland Part B Amendment No. 1 ; An amendment numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 114-231 to provide policy provisions that the Secretary and Administrator are prohibited from including in a final rule. ; Amendment sought to prohibit the Secretary and the Administrator from issuing any final rule that might expand the scope beyond water bodies covered prior to Supreme Court rulings when implementing the provisions of the bill. 12-May-2015
2015 124 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulations or assessments based upon science that is not transparent or reproducible. 18-Mar-2015
2015 123 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 79 Kennedy of Massachusetts Part B Amendment No. 2 ; An amendment numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 114-37 to allow the EPA to use all peer-reviewed scientific publications. ; At the end of the bill, add the following: SEC. 3. ENSURING THE USE OF THE BEST SCIENCE. Nothing in this Act shall prevent the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from considering or relying upon any peer-reviewed scientific publication even if such publication is based on data that is prohibited from public dislosure. 18-Mar-2015
2015 122 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 78 Edwards of Maryland Part B Amendment No. 1 ; An amendment numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 114-37 to authorize $250 million for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2019. ; Amendment sought to increase the authorization level in the bill for Data Transparency from $1 million to $250 million per year from 2016 through 2019. 18-Mar-2015
2015 120 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2015 17-Mar-2015
2015 84 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to provide for the assessment and management of the risk of cyanotoxins in drinking water, and for other purposes. 24-Feb-2015
2014 531 On Passage Promoting New Manufacturing Act 20-Nov-2014
2014 530 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Promoting New Manufacturing Act 20-Nov-2014
2014 529 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 1148 Waxman of California Part C Amendment No. 1 ; An amendment numbered 1 printed in Part C of House Report 113-626 to state that outdated air quality standards do not apply toward a preconstruction permit if the applicable federal, state, or local permitting agency determines that applying it would likely increase air pollution, slow permitting, or increase regulatory uncertainty. ; Amendment sought to include language stating that outdated air quality standards would not apply toward a preconstruction permit if the applicable federal, state, or local permitting agency determines that applying it would likely increase air pollution, slow permitting, or increase regulatory uncertainty. 20-Nov-2014
2014 527 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 19-Nov-2014
2014 526 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 1147 Kennedy of Massachusetts Part B Amendment No. 2 ; An amendment numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 113-626 to allow the EPA to use all peer-reviewed scientific publications. ; Amendment sought to allow the EPA to use all peer-reviewed scientific publications. 19-Nov-2014
2014 524 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act 18-Nov-2014
2014 488 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act 9-Sep-2014
2014 487 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 1139 Bishop of New York Amendment No. 3 ; ; Amendment sought to limit the impact of the underlying bill if the administration determined that the bill was likely to (1) increase the interstate movements of pollutants through surface waters; (2) increase the costs incurred by a downstream State to maintain or achieve approved water quality standards for that State; and (3) cause or contribute to the impairment of the surface or coastal waters of another State. 9-Sep-2014
2014 486 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 1138 Bishop of New York Amendment No. 2 ; ; Amendment sought to provide policy provisions that the Secretary and Administrator would be prohibited from including in a final rule. 9-Sep-2014
2014 469 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions To amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation of the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters, and for other purposes 31-Jul-2014
2014 462 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act 29-Jul-2014
2014 461 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 1129 Holt of New Jersey Amendment No. 3 ; An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 113-563 to strike a provision which automatically defines all data submitted by State, County or Tribal governments as the "best available science," regardless of its merit. ; Amendment sought to strike a provision which automatically defines all data submitted by State, County or Tribal governments as the "best available science," regardless of its merit. 29-Jul-2014
2014 460 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 1128 DeFazio of Oregon Amendment No. 2 ; An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 113-563 to exclude scientific information published solely in internal Interior Department publications from the definition of "best available science". ; Amendment sought to exclude scientific information published solely in internal Interior Department publications from the definition of "best available science.". 29-Jul-2014
2014 105 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Electricity Security and Affordability Act 6-Mar-2014
2014 104 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 583 Waxman of California Amendment No. 8 ; An amendment numbered 8 printed in House Report 113-373 to provide that the bill takes effect when the Administrator of the EIA certifies that another Federal program, other than one under section 111 of the Clean Air Act, will reduce carbon pollution in at least equivalent quantities, with similar timing and from the same sources as the reductions required under the rules and guidelines nullified by section 4. ; Amendment sought to add a section setting effective date guidelines which take effect when the Administrator of the EIA certifies that another Federal program, other than one under section 111 of the Clean Air Act, will reduce carbon pollution in at least equivalent quantities, with similar timing and from the same sources as the reductions required under the rules and guidelines nullified by section 4. 6-Mar-2014
2014 103 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 581 Schakowsky of Illinois Amendment No. 6 ; An amendment numbered 6 printed in House Report 113-373 to accept the scientific finding of the EPA that greenhouse gas pollution is "contributing to long-lasting changes in our climate that can have a range of negative effects". ; Redesignate section 5 as section 6 and insert after section 4 the following: SEC. 5. CONGRESSIONAL ACCEPTANCE OF SCIENTIFIC FINDINGS. Congress accepts the scientific finding (contained in the proposed rule referred to in section 4(2)) that greenhouse gas pollution is "contributing to long-lasting changes in our climate that can have a range of negative effects". 6-Mar-2014
2014 102 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 577 Capps of California Amendment No. 2 ; An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 113-373 to allow the EPA to consider all pollution control technologies being used in the United States or elsewhere when setting new power plant emission standards. ; Amendment sought to allow the EPA to consider all pollution control technologies being used in the United States or elsewhere when setting new power plant emission standards. 6-Mar-2014
2014 9 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013 9-Jan-2014
2014 8 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 529 Tonko of New York Part A Amendment No. 2 ; An amendment numbered 2 printed in Part A of House Report 113-322 to block implementation of the bill if any provision would increase litigation, reduce funds available for cleaning up contaminated sites, or that would delay clean up of contaminated sites. ; At the end of the bill, add the following new title: TITLE IV--AVOIDING INCREASED LITIGATION AND DELAYS IN CLEANUPS SEC. 401. AVOIDING INCREASED LITIGATION AND DELAYS IN CLEANUPS. This Act shall not take effect if any provision thereof would increase the potential for litigation, reduce the amount of funds available for the cleanup of contaminated sites, or delay the implementation of any such cleanup. 9-Jan-2014
2014 7 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 528 Sinema of Arizona Part A Amendment No. 1 ; An amendment numbered 1 printed in Part A of House Report 113-322 to strike language that would expand eligibility for the National Priorities List (NPL) in Section 204, which is overseen by the Environmental Protection Agency. Reinstates language that directs listing of the "highest priority facilities" for cleanup. ; Amendment sought to strike language that would expand eligibility for the National Priorities List (NPL) in Section 204 which is overseen by the Environmental Protection Agency and sought to reinstate language that directs listing of the "highest priority facilities" for cleanup. 9-Jan-2014
2014 2 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass To amend the Clean Air Act to remove the requirement for dealer certification of new light-duty motor vehicles 8-Jan-2014
2013 613 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass Community Fire Safety Act of 2013 2-Dec-2013
2013 431 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013 1-Aug-2013
2013 428 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 444 Waxman of California Amendment No. 1 ; An amendment numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 113-174 to strike section 2 of the bill, which allows DOE to effectively veto EPA rules. ; Amendment sought to strike section 2 of the bill which allows DOE to effectively veto EPA rules. 1-Aug-2013
2013 417 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions To amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to encourage recovery and beneficial use of coal combustion residuals and establish requirements for the proper management and disposal of coal combustion residuals that are protective of human health and the environment 25-Jul-2013
2013 416 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 416 Tonko of New York Part A Amendment No. 3 ; ; Amendment sought to require the EPA Administrator to find a State coal combustion residual permit program deficient if the implementation of the program threatens human health or the environment in any other State. Under the amendment, any State could request that the EPA Administrator review another State's coal combustion residuals permit program for deficiency. 25-Jul-2013
2013 415 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 415 Waxman of California Part A Amendment No. 2 ; ; Amendment sought to provide that State permit programs would be protective of human health and the environment. 25-Jul-2013