Processing Magazine

American Chemistry Council spent $1.65 million to lobby government

August 17, 2011

WASHINGTON — In a recent disclosure report, the American Chemistry Council said it spent $1.65 million in the second quarter to lobby the government on issues ranging from greenhouse gas emissions to anti-terrorism security for chemical facilities, The Associated Press reported.

From April through June, the organization lobbied issues such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s authority over greenhouse gas emissions, anti-terrorism security proposals for chemical facilities, railroad antitrust enforcement and reauthorization of the Surface Transportation Board.

It also discussed climate change, the federal budget and tax reform, the article stated.