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Senator Bernie Sanders (I)

Bernie Sanders
Vermont
Phone: 202-224-5141
2015 Score
Lifetime Score
100%
95%

Voting Record

Pro-environment vote
Anti-environment vote
Missed vote
Not Applicable
Year
Roll CallVote Name
Issues
Vote
2015295Gutting Clean Water ProtectionsWater 
2015238Climate Change Science EducationClimate Change 
2015193Fast Track of Trade AgreementsOther 
2015115Responding to the Threat of Climate ChangeClimate Change 
2015106Selling Off America's Public LandsLands/Forests 
201568Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL) Veto OverrideDirty Energy 
201549Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)Dirty Energy 
201544Renewable Electricity Standard (RES)Clean Energy 
201543Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)Lands/Forests 
201540Clean Energy Tax CreditsClean Energy 
201537National MonumentsLands/Forests 
201535Prairie-Chicken ProtectionsWildlife 
201534Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) ExportsDirty Energy 
201520International Climate ActionClimate Change 
201519Forcing Tar Sands Polluters to Pay for SpillsDirty Energy 
201517Prioritizing Drilling on Public LandsLands/Forests 
201512Climate Change ScienceClimate Change 
2014280Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)Climate Change, Dirty Energy 
2014157Clean Energy Tax CreditsClean Energy 
201478Undermining Flood Insurance ReformClimate Change 
2013180McCarthy Confirmation (EPA)Air, Water 
2013151Border FenceLands/Forests, Water, Wildlife 
2013145Advancing Conservation in the Farm BillWater, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
2013119Clean Water ProtectionsWater 
2013116National Endowment for the OceansOceans 
201394Jewell Confirmation (DOI)Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
201376Climate Change SafeguardsClimate Change 
201361Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)Climate Change, Dirty Energy, Water 
201359Pricing Carbon PollutionClimate Change 
201346Big Oil BudgetOther 
201341Military Investments in Advanced BiofuelsClean Energy, Dirty Energy 
20134Disaster Relief for Hurricane SandyLands/Forests, Wildlife, Climate Change, Other 
2012206Military Investments in Alternative FuelsClean Energy 
2012155Conservation ComplianceLands/Forests, Water 
2012148Conservation on Private FarmlandsLands/Forests, Water 
2012106Genetically Engineered SalmonWildlife, Oceans, Other 
201263Oil Subsidies & Clean Energy IncentivesDirty Energy, Clean Energy 
201247Environmental Review in Transportation RebuildingOther, Transportation 
201239Clean Energy Tax IncentivesClean Energy 
201238Arctic Refuge & Offshore Drilling & KXLClimate Change, Dirty Energy, Drilling, Lands/Forests, Water, Wildlife 
201234Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (KXL)Climate Change, Dirty Energy, Water 
201232Gulf Coast Restoration & Land and Water Conservation FundLands/Forests, Oceans, Water 
201228Offshore DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2011202Broad Environmental Assault (S. 1720)Air, Dirty Energy, Drilling, Water, Wildlife 
2011196Broad Environmental Assault (S.1786)Air, Climate Change, Other 
2011190Gutting Transportation EnhancementsTransportation 
201190Ending Ethanol SubsidiesDirty Energy 
201187Regulatory RollbacksOther 
201173Offshore Drilling Dirty Energy, Drilling 
201172Oil SubsidiesDirty Energy, Drilling 
201154Global Warming Pollution Climate Change 
201136Sweeping Environmental Funding and Policy AssaultAir, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Water, Wildlife 
2010275Funding Renewable EnergyClean Energy 
2010234Biodiesel Tax CreditDirty Energy, Lands/Forests 
2010187Cutting Oil SubsidiesDrilling, Clean Energy, Dirty Energy 
2010184Dirty Air Act (2x Score)Climate Change, Air 
2010184Dirty Air ActClimate Change, Air 
2010173Lead Paint ProtectionsToxics/Public Right to Know 
2010172Border Fence ConstructionWildlife, Lands/Forests 
2009307National Security and Climate ChangeClimate Change 
2009298Environmental FundingOther 
2009297Land and Water Conservation FundLands/Forests, Water 
2009295Defunding Environmental and Energy StaffClimate Change, Clean Energy 
2009293Offshore DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2009292Water ResourcesWater, Oceans, Wildlife 
2009173BudgetOther 
200982Polar Bear Protections and Global WarmingWildlife, Climate Change 
200964Clean Energy RecoveryClean Energy, Transportation 
200919PopulationOther 
20091Public Lands ProtectionLands/Forests, Water, Wildlife 
2008206Oil ShaleDirty Energy, Clean Energy, Lands/Forests 
2008192Clean Energy Tax CreditsClean Energy 
2008187Low-Income Energy AssistanceClean Energy 
2008150Clean Energy Tax CreditsClean Energy 
2008146Energy Prices: Environmental and Consumer ProtectionDrilling, Dirty Energy, Clean Energy 
2008145Global WarmingClimate Change 
2008142Environmental FundingOther 
2008134Offshore DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2008123Arctic Refuge and Offshore DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2008117Wind InsuranceClimate Change, Lands/Forests, Other 
2008101Public Lands ProtectionLands/Forests, Water, Wildlife 
2007429Eminent DomainLands/Forests, Other 
2007425Energy Legislation: Fuel Efficiency and Clean, Renewable EnergyClean Energy, Transportation 
2007424Farm Bill -- Subsidy CapsLands/Forests 
2007417Farm Bill -- Subsidy ReformLands/Forests 
2007416Energy Legislation: Fuel Efficiency and Clean, Renewable EnergyClean Energy, Transportation, Climate Change 
2007320PopulationOther 
2007226Energy Legislation: Fuel Efficiency and Clean, Renewable EnergyClean Energy, Transportation, Climate Change 
2007225Energy Legislation: Fuel Efficiency and Clean, Renewable EnergyClean Energy, Transportation, Climate Change 
2007219BiofuelsDirty Energy, Lands/Forests 
2007213Liquid CoalDirty Energy, Climate Change 
2007212Virginia Offshore DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2007211Undermining Renewable ElectricityDirty Energy, Clean Energy 
2007210Oil RefineriesDirty Energy, Air 
2007166Water Resources -- Global WarmingClimate Change, Water 
2006356Offshore DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2006232Oil RefineriesDirty Energy, Air 
2006209Arctic National Wildlife RefugeDrilling, Lands/Forests, Wildlife, Dirty Energy 
2006170Offshore DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2006169Clean WaterWater 
2006168Tongass Logging RoadsLands/Forests, Wildlife 
2006167Drilling RoyaltiesDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2006165Toxics Release InventoryToxics/Public Right to Know 
2006151Salvage LoggingLands/Forests, Wildlife 
2006147Salvage LoggingLands/Forests, Wildlife 
200666Low-Income Energy AssistanceClean Energy 
200632Food SafetyToxics/Public Right to Know, Other 
2005666Arctic National Wildlife RefugeDrilling, Dirty Energy, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
2005601Public Lands Sell-OffLands/Forests, Dirty Energy 
2005519Air Pollution and Oil RefineriesDirty Energy, Air, Lands/Forests 
2005506Endangered SpeciesWildlife 
2005445Energy Conference ReportDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2005443CAFTAOther 
2005377Water ProjectsWater 
2005192Natural Gas DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2005149Arctic National Wildlife RefugeDrilling, Dirty Energy, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
2005132Energy BillDrilling, Dirty Energy, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
2005131Natural Gas FacilitiesDirty Energy 
2005130Environmental JusticeToxics/Public Right to Know, Dirty Energy 
2005129MTBE LiabilityToxics/Public Right to Know, Water 
2005122Arctic National Wildlife RefugeDrilling, Dirty Energy, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
2005121Fuel EconomyClean Energy, Transportation 
2005115Oil RefineriesDirty Energy, Air, Lands/Forests 
200588Environmental Funding CutsOther 
200529Border Construction ExemptionLands/Forests, Wildlife 
2004318Environmental FundingOther 
2004301Environmental FundingOther 
2004263Yellowstone SnowmobilesLands/Forests, Wildlife, Air 
2004254National Forest ManagementLands/Forests, Wildlife 
2004253Tongass ProtectionsLands/Forests, Wildlife 
2004247Fuel BlendsAir, Dirty Energy 
2004246Oil RefineriesDirty Energy 
2004242NEPA LimitsClean Energy, Other 
2004241National Energy PolicyDrilling, Dirty Energy, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
2004187Scientific IntegrityOther 
200492Environmental FundingOther 
2003618Clean Water Act ExemptionsWater 
2003598Ozone PollutionAir 
2003540Offshore DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2003469Bike and Pedestrian TrailsTransportation 
2003391Delaware Channel ProjectWater, Other 
2003386Forest Roadless RuleLands/Forests, Wildlife 
2003385Snowmobiles in YellowstoneLands/Forests, Air, Wildlife 
2003384Forest Management PlansLands/Forests, Wildlife 
2003383Bison in YellowstoneWildlife 
2003380Klamath Wildlife Refuge Farming LeasesWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
2003362International Family PlanningOther 
2003202Defense Environmental ExemptionsLands/Forests, Water, Wildlife, Other 
2003200Forest Fire PolicyLands/Forests 
2003198Forest Fire PolicyLands/Forests 
2003145Energy Plan (2x Score)Dirty Energy, Drilling, Lands/Forests, Water, Wildlife 
2003145Energy PlanDirty Energy, Drilling, Lands/Forests, Water, Wildlife 
2003135Arctic DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
2003134Arctic DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
2003132Oil SavingsClean Energy, Transportation 
200331Anti-Environmental RidersLands/Forests, Drilling, Dirty Energy, Wildlife, Other 
2002370Trade and EnvironmentOther 
2002363Right to KnowToxics/Public Right to Know 
2002316Klamath Wildlife Refuge Farming LeasesWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
2002315California Coastal DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2002136Defense Environmental ExemptionsOther, Lands/Forests, Water, Wildlife 
2002133Yucca MountainToxics/Public Right to Know, Dirty Energy 
2002122Farm ConservationLands/Forests 
2002100Farm ConservationLands/Forests 
2001481Fast TrackOther 
2001366Farm ConservationLands/Forests 
2001320National Energy PolicyDirty Energy, Lands/Forests, Drilling, Wildlife, Water 
2001317Arctic DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
2001316Arctic DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
2001311Fuel EconomyClean Energy, Transportation 
2001289EPA EnforcementOther, Air, Water 
2001288ArsenicWater, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
2001203Great Lakes DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2001182Hardrock MiningLands/Forests, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
2001181Gulf DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2001180Monuments DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2001178Energy EfficiencyClean Energy 
2001115Family PlanningOther 
2000494Superfund ExemptionToxics/Public Right to Know 
2000396International Family PlanningOther 
2000382Wild Predator ControlWildlife 
2000338Delaware River DredgingWater, Other 
2000323Global Climate ChangeClimate Change 
2000305Air Right to KnowAir, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
2000304Clean WaterWater, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
2000280National MonumentsLands/Forests 
2000279Columbia Basin Land ManagementLands/Forests, Wildlife 
2000277Timber Sales SubsidiesLands/Forests, Wildlife 
2000240Utah WildernessLands/Forests 
2000179Land Conservation FundingLands/Forests 
200063Nuclear WasteToxics/Public Right to Know, Dirty Energy 
200055TakingsOther, Lands/Forests, Water, Wildlife 
1999560Timber Revenues for Rural CommunitiesLands/Forests 
1999528Interior Appropriations RidersOther, Lands/Forests, Dirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know, Drilling 
1999473Interior Appropriations RidersOther, Lands/Forests, Dirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1999383World Heritage SitesOther, Lands/Forests 
1999341Wetlands PermitsWater, Other 
1999293Wildlife and Fisheries ManagementWildlife 
1999288Mining WasteToxics/Public Right to Know, Lands/Forests 
1999282Fossil Fuel ResearchDirty Energy 
1999281Land and Water Conservation FundLands/Forests 
1999172Wild Predator ControlWildlife 
199920Undermining Environmental Reporting and InformationOther, Toxics/Public Right to Know, Water 
199919Undermining Environmental Reporting and InformationOther, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
199917Restricting New Health and Safety PrecautionsOther, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
199915Restricting New Health and Safety PrecautionsOther, Toxics/Public Right to Know, Water 
1998334Removing Anti-Environment EPA RidersOther, Air, Water, Climate Change, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1998332Global Warming Gag RuleClimate Change 
1998329Alaska Logging RoadsLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1998328Alaska Wildlife Area RoadWildlife, Lands/Forests 
1998313Funding Energy Efficiency ProgramsClean Energy 
1998160Restricting New Health and Safety PrecautionsOther, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
199880Logging in National ForestsLands/Forests, Wildlife 
199879Protecting Roadless Areas in ForestsLands/Forests, Wildlife 
199874Undermining Environmental Reporting and InformationOther, Toxics/Public Right to Know, Water 
199863Tropical Forest ConservationLands/Forests, Wildlife 
199852Weakening Land Use Protections -- "Takings"Other, Lands/Forests 
1997557Nevada Nuclear Waste DumpToxics/Public Right to Know, Dirty Energy 
1997549Irresponsible Grazing PoliciesLands/Forests, Wildlife, Water 
1997546Grazing SubsidyLands/Forests, Wildlife, Water 
1997519Weakening Land Use Protections -- "Takings"Other, Lands/Forests 
1997504Restricting World Heritage Sites and Biosphere ReservesOther, Lands/Forests 
1997497Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal CompactToxics/Public Right to Know, Dirty Energy 
1997495Limiting National MonumentsLands/Forests 
1997424National Wildlife RefugesWildlife, Lands/Forests 
1997328Animas-La Plata Irrigation ProjectWater, Wildlife, Other 
1997312Sugar "Subsidy"Other 
1997264"Clean Coal" Technology ProgramDirty Energy, Air 
1997262Logging Roads SubsidiesLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1997108Endangered Species Act Flood WaiversWildlife, Other 
1997--Dirty AirAir 
1996358Renewable Energy ResearchClean Energy 
1996357Subsidizing Nuclear PowerDirty Energy 
1996354Pork Barrel Water ProjectWater, Wildlife, Other 
1996279SuperfundToxics/Public Right to Know 
1996266Logging RoadsLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1996262Logging Without LawsLands/Forests 
1996253Redwoods and Endangered SpeciesLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1996251Federal Land AcquisitionLands/Forests 
1996207Climate Change ResearchClimate Change 
1996131Wildlife RefugesWildlife, Lands/Forests 
199655Anti-Environment Riders IIOther, Lands/Forests, Wildlife, Clean Energy 
199635Sugar SubsidyOther 
19965Anti-Environment Riders IOther, Lands/Forests, Wildlife, Clean Energy 
1995799Alaska Forest / Mining GiveawayLands/Forests 
1995762Crippling the EPA IIOther, Water, Air 
1995667Closing National ParksLands/Forests 
1995605Crippling the EPA IOther, Water, Air 
1995509California Desert -- Mojave PreserveLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1995488Funding Renewable EnergyClean Energy 
1995433International Family PlanningOther 
1995337Dirty Water Act (2x Score)Water 
1995337Dirty Water ActWater 
1995240Logging Without LawsLands/Forests 
1995197TakingsOther 
1995183Safeguards RollbackOther 
1994--Bad Drinking WaterWater, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1994366Nuclear Pork Barrel -- 2Dirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1994362Development in ParksLands/Forests 
1994360Protection from Radon GasToxics/Public Right to Know 
1994355California Desert -- Revoke ProtectionLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1994325California Desert -- Endangered SpeciesLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1994317California Desert -- Land AcquisitionLands/Forests 
1994316California Desert -- Hunting in ParkLands/Forests 
1994315California Desert -- Livestock GrazingLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1994271Coal SubsidyDirty Energy 
1994261Presidio ParkLands/Forests 
1994260A New Biological SurveyWildlife, Lands/Forests 
1994234Nuclear Pork Barrel -- 1Dirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1994233California Desert -- Motor Vehicle UseLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1994231California Desert -- Off-Road VehiclesLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1994173Montana Wilderness -- Subsidized RoadsLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1994172Montana Wilderness -- Scientific StudyLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1994--Renewable Energy FundingClean Energy 
1994--Redwood Forest ProtectionLands/Forests 
1994--New Entitlements for PollutersOther 
1994--New Entitlements for PollutersOther 
1994--Food SafetyToxics/Public Right to Know 
1993609Hazardous Waste CleanupToxics/Public Right to Know 
1993576Mining Law ReformLands/Forests 
1993569Mining Law ReformLands/Forests 
1993484National Biological Survey and "Takings"Wildlife, Other, Lands/Forests 
1993483National Biological Survey and "Takings"Lands/Forests, Other, Wildlife 
1993482Advanced Solid Rocket MotorAir, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1993465Livestock Grazing on Public LandLands/Forests 
1993334Protecting Wildlife HabitatWildlife, Lands/Forests 
1993331Coal SubsidiesDirty Energy, Clean Energy 
1993323Stopping the Timber GiveawayLands/Forests 
1993267Nuclear Pork Barrel SpendingDirty Energy 
1993264Protecting the Everglades EcosystemWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1993232Global Population CrisisOther 
1993190Wastewater CleanupWater 
1993--Wetlands DestructionLands/Forests, Water 
1993--Endangered Species ActWildlife 
1993--Endangered Species ActWildlife 
1993--Desert ProtectionWildlife, Lands/Forests 
1993--Arctic WildernessWildlife, Lands/Forests 
1992300Grazing FeesLands/Forests 
1992287Waste Isolation Pilot PlantDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1992256Council on CompetitivenessOther 
1992199Nuclear EnergyDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1992164Nuclear Weapons Testing MoratoriumDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1992142River ProtectionWater, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
1992140Energy SecurityDirty Energy 
1992134Nuclear SafetyDirty Energy 
1992132Energy EfficiencyClean Energy 
1992--Wetlands Destruction BillWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1992--Population FundingOther 
1992--Global Climate Protection ActClimate Change 
1992--Endangered Species ActWildlife 
1992--Community Right to Know More ActToxics/Public Right to Know 
1992--Arctic National Wildlife RefugeLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1992--Ancient Forest ProtectionLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1991430National Park IntegrityLands/Forests 
1991420California Desert Protection ActLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1991306Tallgrass Prairie National MonumentLands/Forests 
1991194Grazing FeesLands/Forests 
1991148United Nations Population FundOther 
1991141Global ResearchClimate Change 
199187Wild and Scenic RiversLands/Forests, Water, Wildlife 
1991--Wetlands ProtectionWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1991--Utah Wilderness ActLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1991--Turning Off the Toxic TapToxics/Public Right to Know 
1991--Arctic National Wildlife RefugeLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1991--Ancient ForestsLands/Forests, Wildlife 
No votes match the selected filters.
YearScorePro-environment VotesAnti-environment Votes
2015100%250
201480%41
2013100%130
2012100%140
2011100%110
2010100%70
2009100%110
2008100%110
200793%141
2006100%120
200594%171
200491%101
200390%182
200288%71
2001100%140
2000100%140
1999100%160
1998100%130
199794%151
199692%121
1995100%130
199485%224
199395%191
1992100%160
199185%112
Roll CallVote NameIssuesVoteSend a Message
52Victory Bonds for Clean EnergyClean Energy 
51Blocking Transmission Lines for Wind energyClean Energy 
50Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)Lands/Forests 
49Encouraging Energy-Efficient HomesClean Energy 
37Genetically Modified Food LabelingToxics/Public Right to Know 
11Promoting Energy EfficiencyClean Energy 
10National MonumentsLands/Forests 
9Funding for Clean Energy ResearchClean Energy