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Wet PAC - Table 5

Swamped With Cash: Wet PAC - Table 5

March 1, 1996

PACs associated with members of the American Petroleum Institute, but not with the National Wetlands Coalition, gave more than $1.4 million to members of the House who voted against the Gilchrest amendment.

Name of Political Action Committee Contributions
to House members
who voted against
Gilchrest amendment,
1994-1996 cycles
Contributions
to House members
who voted for
Gilchrest amendment,
1994-1996 cycles
Ratio of
contributions: anti-Gilchrest
vs.
pro-Gilchrest
       
Fluor Corporation Public Affairs Committee $192,300 $25,930 7.4
Coastal Corp. Employee Action Fund $137,300 $50,405 2.7
FMC Corporation Good Government Program $153,300 $38,750 4.0
Amoco Political Action Committee $119,850 $30,500 3.9
Allied-Signal Political Action Committee $84,800 $45,350 1.9
Ashland Inc Political Action Committee For Employees $112,600 $18,250 6.2
Phillips Petroleum Company Political Action Committee $100,200 $12,400 8.1
Babcock & Wilcox Company Good Government Fund $69,100 $19,000 3.6
Dresser Industries Political Action Committee $68,200 $12,150 5.6
Marathon Oil Co. Employees PAC $62,550 $12,000 5.2
JEG Good Government Committee $43,750 $23,000 1.9
LTV Steel Active Citizenship Campaign $35,930 $28,050 1.3
Lorillard Public Affairs Committee $37,125 $10,050 3.7
Rhone-poulenc Inc Political Action Committee $25,000 $18,000 1.4
Crowley Maritime Federal Political Action Committee $25,723 $16,550 1.6
Dow Chemical Company Employees' PAC $36,750 $2,000 18.4
Cf Industries Employees' Good Government Fund $33,100 $8,000 4.1
Better Government Fund Of McDermott Inc. $27,500 $13,100 2.1
Dow Chem. Co.-Headquarters Unit Employees PAC $24,550 $6,000 4.1
Santa Fe Pacific Corporation PAC $24,450 $2,200 11.1
Nalco Chemical Company PAC $17,750 $6,600 2.7
Kirby Corporation PAC $11,677 $3,000 3.9
Maritrans Inc Political Action Committee $2,750 $4,900 0.6
Mitchell Energy & Development Corp PAC $5,500 - -
Foster Wheeler Corporation PAC $1,000 $4,200 0.2
Ethyl Corporation Political Action Committee $4,000 $250 16.0
Gatx Corporation Good Government Program $2,000 $2,500 0.8
Baker Hughes Incorporated PAC $1,750 $1,500 1.2
Stockham Valves And Fittings PAC $3,475 - -
Employees Of Mustang Fuel Corporation PAC $2,000 - -
Continental Emsco Co. Active Citizenship Campaign $1,000 $1,000 1.0
Goulds Pumps Inc. Employee PAC $400 - -
       
Total, selected PACs $1,467,380 $415,635 3.5

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from Federal Election Commission data.

Note: Data for the 1996 election cycle include contributions through Dec. 31, 1995. Listed PACs may have given additional contributions to members who did not vote on the Gilchrest amendment.