1980 Scorecard Vote

Strip Mining II
Senate Roll Call Vote 886
Issue: Dirty Energy

H.R. 1197. Because his bill failed to get through the House in 1979, Byrd brought up the same identical measure in 1980 as an amendment to an unrelated vessel tonnage bill. Once again the Administration joined conservationists in opposing this attack on the federal strip mine regulations. August 22, 1980. Passed 54-31. NO is the correct vote.

is the
pro-environment position
Votes For: 54  
Votes Against: 31  
Not Voting: 15  
Pro-environment vote
Anti-environment vote
Missed vote
Not applicable
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