Members also killed a second Burgess amendment related to funding USEC, in a 131-292 vote.
These were two of the six amendments members voted on in the early evening. Other votes were on proposals from:
— Jared Polis (D-Colo.), cutting funding for the W-76 submarine by $13 million. Failed 182-243.
— Dina Titus (D-Nev.), striking language that blocks DOE from closing Yucca Mountain and finding alternatives to nuclear waste disposal. Failed 87-337.
— Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.), increasing funds for the Corps of Engineers Civil Construction account by $20 million, and reducing fossil fuel energy research by the same amount. Passed 217-206.
— Karen bass (D-Calif.), prohibiting the use of federal funds for hydraulic fracturing in the Inglewood Oil Field in Los Angeles, California. Rejected in voice vote.