Senator Thomas Daschle (D)

Thomas A. Daschle
South Dakota
2016 Score
Lifetime Score
Not in Office
66%

Voting Record

Pro-environment vote
Anti-environment vote
Missed vote
Not Applicable
Year
Roll CallVote Name
Issues
Vote
2004158Myers NominationOther 
2004107Nuclear Waste CleanupDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
200474National Energy PolicyDrilling, Dirty Energy 
200458Environmental FundingOther 
200445Superfund TaxToxics/Public Right to Know 
200438Environmental FundingOther 
2003456National Energy Policy (2x Score)Dirty Energy, Drilling, Air, Water, Lands/Forests 
2003456National Energy PolicyDirty Energy, Drilling, Air, Water, Lands/Forests 
2003428Forest Fire PolicyLands/Forests 
2003426Fire Policy -- NEPA WaiverLands/Forests, Other 
2003420Global WarmingClimate Change 
2003361Privatizing the Park ServiceLands/Forests 
2003359Tongass Judicial ReviewLands/Forests, Other 
2003316Pryor NominationOther 
2003309Fuel EconomyClean Energy, Transportation 
2003267International Family PlanningOther 
2003221Offshore DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2003214Nuclear Power SubsidiesDirty Energy 
2003208Renewable Fuel Liability StandardsToxics/Public Right to Know 
2003190Defense ESA ExemptionsWildlife, Lands/Forests 
200397Superfund Tax ReinstatementToxics/Public Right to Know 
200359Arctic DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
200323Yazoo Pumps ProjectWater, Other 
200322Devils Lake ProjectWater, Other 
200312New Source ReviewDirty Energy, Air 
2002207Trade and EnvironmentOther 
2002167Yucca MountainToxics/Public Right to Know, Dirty Energy 
200290Fuel EconomyClean Energy, Transportation 
200289Energy EfficiencyClean Energy 
200287Renewable Fuel Liability WaiverToxics/Public Right to Know 
200284Municipal Solid Waste IncinerationDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
200281Dam RelicensingOther, Water, Wildlife 
200271Arctic Drilling (2x Score)Drilling, Dirty Energy, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
200271Arctic DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
200255Renewable Energy ResourcesClean Energy 
200250Renewable Energy ResourcesClean Energy 
200248Fuel EconomyClean Energy, Transportation 
200247Fuel EconomyClean Energy, Transportation 
200243Drinking Water ProtectionWater, Dirty Energy 
200242Nuclear Accident LiabilityDirty Energy, Other 
200224Water ConservationWater, Wildlife 
200215Factory FarmsOther, Water 
2001365Regulatory WaiversOther 
2001261Farm Conservation FundingLands/Forests 
2001242Graham NominationOther 
2001232Klamath Endangered SpeciesWater, Wildlife 
2001231Gulf DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
2001229Monuments DrillingDrilling, Dirty Energy 
200151Campaign Finance ReformOther 
20016Norton NominationOther 
2000232Missouri River Water ControlWater, Wildlife, Other 
2000224Hardrock MiningLands/Forests, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
2000208National MonumentsLands/Forests 
2000207Timber Sales SubsidiesLands/Forests 
2000175GrazingLands/Forests, Wildlife, Water 
200058Drilling in the ArcticDrilling, Lands/Forests, Wildlife, Dirty Energy 
20008Nuclear WasteToxics/Public Right to Know, Dirty Energy 
1999370Mountaintop MiningDirty Energy, Water, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1999290Oil RoyaltiesDirty Energy, Drilling 
1999289Oil RoyaltiesDirty Energy, Drilling 
1999275Fuel Efficiency StandardsClean Energy, Transportation 
1999272Forest Service Fish and Wildlife ProgramsLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1999266Wildlife SurveysWildlife, Lands/Forests 
1999223Mining Waste DisposalToxics/Public Right to Know, Lands/Forests 
1999171Funding Renewable EnergyClean Energy 
199956Commercial Fishing in Glacier BayOceans, Wildlife 
1998268Blocking Mining ReformToxics/Public Right to Know, Lands/Forests 
1998197Weakening Land Use Protections -- "Takings"Other, Lands/Forests 
1998177Transferring Public Lands to a Bombing RangeLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1998148Nevada Nuclear Waste DumpToxics/Public Right to Know, Dirty Energy 
199879Selling Public LandsLands/Forests 
199867Tax Breaks for Mining on Public LandToxics/Public Right to Know, Lands/Forests 
199865Environmental Funding PrioritiesOther, Lands/Forests, Water, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1997247American Heritage RiversWater, Lands/Forests 
1997242Logging Roads SubsidiesLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1997177Animas-La Plata Irrigation ProjectWater, Wildlife 
1997131Subsidy for Hard Rock Mining CompaniesToxics/Public Right to Know, Lands/Forests 
199759Pave the ParksLands/Forests 
199742Nevada Nuclear Waste DumpToxics/Public Right to Know, Dirty Energy 
1996259Nuclear Waste StorageToxics/Public Right to Know, Dirty Energy 
1996251Pork Barrel Water ProjectWater, Wildlife, Other 
1996249Subsidizing Nuclear PowerDirty Energy 
1996146Public Lands Sell-OffOther, Dirty Energy, Drilling, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
1996125Funding Environmental ProgramsOther 
199654Utah WildernessLands/Forests 
199650Grazing IILands/Forests, Wildlife, Water 
199648Grazing ILands/Forests, Wildlife, Water 
199635International Family PlanningOther 
199633Logging Without LawsLands/Forests, Wildlife 
199630Endangered SpeciesWildlife 
199616Sugar SubsidyOther 
199615Livestock and Environmental StandardsWater, Lands/Forests 
1995561International Family PlanningOther 
1995525Drilling IIDirty Energy, Drilling, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
1995470Crippling the EPAOther, Water, Air, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1995376Red Wolf RecoveryWildlife 
1995372Mining Law GiveawayLands/Forests 
1995347Nuclear ReactorDirty Energy 
1995315Ending Debate IIIOther 
1995311Ending Debate IOther 
1995306Right to Know LessToxics/Public Right to Know, Other 
1995303Drinking WaterWater, Other 
1995190Drilling IDirty Energy, Drilling, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
1995183Selling Public LandsLands/Forests 
1995106Endangered Species StandstillWildlife 
1994191Global PopulationOther 
1994179Toxic Military BasesToxics/Public Right to Know 
1994176Renewable EnergyClean Energy 
1994175Nuclear Pork BarrelDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1994120Subsidizing Offshore Oil ProductionDirty Energy, Drilling 
199489California Desert -- Creating New ParksLands/Forests, Wildlife 
199488California Desert -- Failing to Create New ParksLands/Forests, Wildlife 
199487California Desert -- Hunting in ParksLands/Forests, Wildlife 
199450Protecting Farmworkers from PesticidesToxics/Public Right to Know 
1993340Livestock Grazing on Public LandsLands/Forests 
1993326Livestock Grazing on Public LandsLands/Forests 
1993299Nuclear Pork Barrel SpendingDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1993298Nuclear Pork Barrel SpendingDirty Energy 
1993275Advanced Solid Rocket MotorAir, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1993266Livestock Grazing on Public LandsLands/Forests 
1993113Wetlands ClassificationLands/Forests, Water 
199382Protecting Rivers and FishWater, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
199381Mining RoyaltiesLands/Forests 
199344Using Free Markets to Spur Energy EfficiencyClean Energy, Dirty Energy 
199340Using Free Markets to Spur Energy EfficiencyClean Energy, Dirty Energy 
1993--Mining Law ReformLands/Forests 
1993--Endangered Species ActWildlife 
1993--Desert ProtectionLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1993--Arctic WildernessLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1992195Safe Drinking Water ActWater, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1992177Grazing FeesLands/Forests 
1992176Ancient Forests and Endangered SpeciesLands/Forests, Wildlife, Other 
19921721872 Mining Law ReformLands/Forests 
1992167Nuclear Testing BanDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
199255Montana Wilderness BillLands/Forests, Wildlife 
199226Nuclear SafetyDirty Energy 
199225Outer Continental ShelfDrilling, Dirty Energy 
199224Florida Coastline ProtectionDrilling, Dirty Energy 
199223Industrial Energy ConsumptionClean Energy 
199220Public Hearing for Nuclear ReactorsDirty Energy 
1992--California Desert Protection ActLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1991303Endangered SpeciesWildlife 
1991242National Energy Security (2x Score)Dirty Energy, Drilling, Lands/Forests, Wildlife, Water 
1991242National Energy SecurityDirty Energy, Drilling, Lands/Forests, Wildlife, Water 
1991195Abuse of Federal LandsLands/Forests 
1991191Protecting TaxpayersLands/Forests 
1991119Nuclear Waste CleanupDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
199196Federal Funding for Fuel ConsumptionTransportation, Air, Clean Energy 
199194Federal Funding for Increased Auto PollutionTransportation, Air, Clean Energy 
199190Visual PollutionOther 
1991--Wetlands ProtectionLands/Forests, Water, Wildlife 
1991--Hazardous Waste and Federal FacilitiesDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1991--Automobile Fuel EfficiencyTransportation, Clean Energy 
1991--Arctic National Wildlife RefugeLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1990248Global Warming / Energy ConservationTransportation, Climate Change, Clean Energy 
1990166Everglades ProtectionLands/Forests, Water, Wildlife 
199059National ForestsLands/Forests 
199054Radioactive Air PollutantsAir, Dirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
199037Controlling SmogAir 
199035Clean Cars and Clean FuelAir, Transportation, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
199034Controlling Toxic Emissions from Motor VehiclesAir, Transportation, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
199030State Standards for Radioactive EmissionsAir, Dirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1989188International Family PlanningOther 
1989185Groundwater PollutionWater 
1989167Offshore Oil DrillingDirty Energy, Drilling 
1989164Oil Spills Unlimited LiabilityDirty Energy, Drilling 
1989163Oil Tanker Double HullsDirty Energy, Oceans 
1989150Plutonium ProductionDirty Energy 
1989146National ForestsLands/Forests 
1989145National ForestsLands/Forests 
1989--Rainforest ProtectionLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1989--American Heritage TrustLands/Forests 
1988501Nuclear Power SubsidiesDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1988475Nuclear LiabilityDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1988--Timber CuttingLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1988--Endangered SpeciesWildlife 
1988--Acid RainAir 
1987367Nuclear Waste SitingDirty Energy 
1987324Low-Income Energy AssistanceClean Energy 
198728Energy ConservationClean Energy 
198715BillboardsOther 
19873Clean WaterWater 
1986882Columbia River GorgeLands/Forests, Water 
1986804Pesticide ControlToxics/Public Right to Know 
1986726Nuclear Test BanDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1986714Billboard ControlOther 
1986654Bonneville Unit, Central Utah ProjectWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1986536Great Basin National ParkLands/Forests 
1986--Acid Rain ControlAir 
1985408Superfund: Right to KnowToxics/Public Right to Know 
1985407Superfund: Federal Court Damage SuitsToxics/Public Right to Know 
1985359Elk Creek DamWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1985358Water Project Cost Sharing ExemptionsWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1985305Soil ConservationLands/Forests, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1985270WestwayTransportation, Air, Wildlife 
1985228Synthetic Fossil Fuel SubsidiesDirty Energy 
1985225Water Pollution FundingWater 
1985224Clean Water: Toxic WasteWater, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1985195International Family PlanningOther 
1985133Water Project Cost SharingWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1984888Striped Bass ConservationWildlife, Oceans 
1984857Oregon Inlet Water ProjectOceans, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1984851Safe Drinking Water ActWater, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1984839California Wilderness ActLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1984830Toxic Waste Cleanup -- SuperfundToxics/Public Right to Know 
1984829Superfund -- Victims CompensationToxics/Public Right to Know 
1984823Superfund -- Citizens Right to Force Toxic CleanupToxics/Public Right to Know 
1984822Superfund -- Federal Court Damages SuitToxics/Public Right to Know 
1984808Interior Department FundingOther 
1984806Cutting Synthetic Fossil Fuel Subsidies IIDirty Energy 
1984794Burford AppointmentOther 
1984783Cutting Synthetic Fossil Fuel Subsidies IDirty Energy 
1984773Water Project Cost Sharing -- New ConstructionWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1984771Falmouth DamWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1984764Cross Florida Barge CanalLands/Forests, Wildlife, Water, Transportation 
1984692Oregon Wilderness ActLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1984642Nuclear Breeder Versus Safe Energy ResearchDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1984610Irish Wilderness in MissouriLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1984540Water Project Cost Sharing -- Maintenance and RepairsWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1984516Energy Conservation Versus Power Plant ConstructionClean Energy, Dirty Energy 
1984507Organic FarmingLands/Forests, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1984504Low Income Home Insulation -- Final PassageClean Energy 
1984503Low Income Home Insulation -- Funding LevelsClean Energy 
1983420Toxic WastesToxics/Public Right to Know 
1983364Water Projects Cost SharingWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1983357National Park System Protection ActLands/Forests 
1983353Nuclear Non-ProliferationDirty Energy 
1983339Coal Slurry PipelineDirty Energy, Water 
1983212Interior Department FundingOther 
1983208Garrison Diversion Water ProjectWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1983158Dolores and Dallas Creek ProjectsWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1983156Stonewall Jackson DamWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1983139Pollution Control FundingOther 
1983134Energy ConservationClean Energy 
198346California Wilderness ActLands/Forests, Wildlife 
198335Oregon Wilderness ActLands/Forests, Wildlife 
19838American Conservation CorpsOther 
1982797Gorsuch Contempt of Congress CitationToxics/Public Right to Know 
1982791Irish Wilderness AreaLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1982783Paddy Creek Wilderness ActLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1982782Oregon Wilderness ActLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1982777Garrison Diversion Water ProjectWildlife, Water, Lands/Forests 
1982776O'Neill Irrigation ProjectWildlife, Water, Lands/Forests 
1982775Clinch River Nuclear Breeder ReactorDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1982746Interstate Highway ConstructionTransportation 
1982739Military Use of Civilian Nuclear ReactorsDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1982737Role of States in Nuclear Waste Siting DecisionsDirty Energy 
1982736Environmental Safeguards for Disposal of Military Nuclear WasteDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1982709State Coastal Resources ManagementOceans, Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
1982703Coastal Barrier Islands ProtectionLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1982666Air Pollution: Vehicle Emissions Inspection and Maintenance ProgramAir, Transportation 
1982647Elimination of "Common Law" Legal Rights of Hazardous Waste VictimsToxics/Public Right to Know 
1982646Hazardous Waste RegulationToxics/Public Right to Know 
1982622Organic FarmingLands/Forests, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1982611Oil and Gas Exploration in Wilderness AreasLands/Forests, Dirty Energy, Drilling 
1982605State Rights to Regulate PesticidesToxics/Public Right to Know 
1982480American Conservation CorpsOther 
1982423Mine Safety (1982)Other 
1981311Garrison Diversion Water Project IIWildlife, Water, Lands/Forests 
1981281Interior FundingOther 
1981233Mine SafetyOther 
1981151Barnwell Nuclear Fuel FacilityDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1981150Clinch River Nuclear Breeder Reactor (1981)Dirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1981149Garrison Diversion Water Project IWildlife, Water, Lands/Forests 
1981148Stonewall Jackson DamWater, Wildlife, Lands/Forests 
1981147Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (1981)Water, Wildlife, Lands/Forests, Transportation 
1981142Solvent Refined Coal FundingDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
1981135Clean Air Act EnforcementAir, Transportation 
1981108Nuclear Basing ModeLands/Forests 
198195Environmental Funding Cuts IIOther 
198169Infant FormulaOther 
198130Environmental Funding Cuts IOther 
19801259Cleaning Up Toxic ChemicalsToxics/Public Right to Know 
19801258Nuclear Waste SitingDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
19801251Mass TransitTransportation 
19801231Northwest PowerDirty Energy 
19801184Tug Fork ProjectWater 
19801164Sale of Nuclear Fuel to IndiaDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
19801140Railroad DeregulationTransportation 
19801104Big Sur Coast Area ActLands/Forests 
19801023Idaho Wilderness IILands/Forests, Wildlife 
19801014Energy Mobilization BoardOther 
19801008Synthetic Fossil FuelsDirty Energy 
19801003Nuclear Waste Safety ResearchDirty Energy, Toxics/Public Right to Know 
19801002O'Neill ProjectWater 
19801001Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (1980)Lands/Forests, Water, Wildlife, Transportation 
1980999Solar Energy FundingClean Energy 
1980897MX Missile IILands/Forests 
1980887MX Missile ILands/Forests 
1980836Idaho Wilderness ILands/Forests, Wildlife 
1980724Solar and Energy Conservation Tax CreditsClean Energy 
1980704Colorado River Desalting PlantWater 
1980702Farmland ProtectionLands/Forests 
1980695Water Projects (1980)Water 
1979646Asbestos in SchoolsToxics/Public Right to Know 
1979635PopulationOther 
1979618Wind EnergyClean Energy 
1979615Nuclear Construction MoratoriumDirty Energy 
1979614Nuclear Reactor SafetyDirty Energy 
1979611Pesticides IIToxics/Public Right to Know 
1979610Pesticides IToxics/Public Right to Know 
1979598Solar SatelliteOther 
1979557Energy Mobilization Board IIOther 
1979556Energy Mobilization Board IOther 
1979385Tellico DamLands/Forests, Water, Wildlife 
1979360Safe Drinking Water AmendmentsToxics/Public Right to Know, Water 
1979355Nuclear Breeder ReactorDirty Energy 
1979348Gasoline RationingDirty Energy 
1979345Railroads IITransportation 
1979281Windfall Profits Tax IIDirty Energy 
1979279Windfall Profits Tax IClean Energy, Dirty Energy 
1979269The Workplace EnvironmentOther 
1979261Synthetic Fuel MonopoliesDirty Energy 
1979258Synthetic Fuels from CoalDirty Energy 
1979254Groundwater Contamination and Acid RainToxics/Public Right to Know, Water 
1979232Emergency Evacuation Plans for Nuclear PlantsDirty Energy 
1979227Water ProjectsWater 
1979169Urban Mass TransitTransportation 
1979139Alaska Lands (2x Score)Lands/Forests, Wildlife 
1979139Alaska LandsLands/Forests, Wildlife 
1979113Railroads ITransportation 
197945Population IIOther 
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YearScorePro-environment VotesAnti-environment Votes
200483%51
200363%127
200259%107
200188%71
200057%43
199956%54
199875%62
199771%52
199669%94
1995100%140
199477%103
199356%97
199258%75
199153%87
199058%75
198970%73
198860%32
198740%23
198686%61
198558%75
198446%1113
198350%77
198267%168
198186%122
198070%167
197972%218
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