Elections and Campaign Finance

PAC Contributions to Congress, 2008
Environmental Groups Total $813,000 Business Groups (in millions) ‡ Energy and Nat. Resources $26 ‡ Construction 16 ‡ Agri-Business 22 ‡ Auto 5 ‡ Chemical 6 Total $75 million

Five industries spend 90 times more on contributions than all environmental groups.

Contributions from Individuals, 2008
Environmental Total $5 million 5 industries contribute 35 times the amount of all environmentalists. Business Chemical 6 Auto 12 Energy & Nat. Resources 47 Agribusiness 39 Construction 70 Total $174 million

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