Baucus opposes EPA climate regs

It is unclear whether the Montana Democrat would specifically vote in favor of a plan offered by Sen. Jay RockefellerJay RockefellerOvernight Tech: Trump nominates Dem to FCC | Facebook pulls suspected baseball gunman's pages | Uber board member resigns after sexist comment Trump nominates former FCC Dem for another term Obama to preserve torture report in presidential papers MORE (D-W.Va.) that would put off EPA regulations set to start in January for another two years. A Baucus spokeswoman did not respond to an email requesting comment.
Rockefeller has predicted he can get 60 votes for the measure and has lined up six Democratic cosponsors so far -- Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan of North Dakota, Tim JohnsonTim JohnsonCourt ruling could be game changer for Dems in Nevada Bank lobbyists counting down to Shelby’s exit Former GOP senator endorses Clinton after Orlando shooting MORE of South Dakota, Claire McCaskillClaire McCaskillSenators push for possible FCC enforcement over Lifeline fraud Democrat senator: Trump has elevated Kim Jong-Un to the world stage It's time for McConnell to fight with Trump instead of against him MORE of Missouri, Ben Nelson of Nebraska and Jim Webb of Virginia.
Rockefeller wants a Senate vote on that plan during the upcoming lame-duck session despite an insurmountable White House veto threat and no plan by the House to act on it.
Baucus voted against taking up on the Senate floor in June a disapproval resolution offered from Senate Energy and Natural Resources ranking member Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiFeds to sell 14 million barrels from oil reserve Immigration battlefield widens for Trump, GOP Trump barrage stuns McConnell and his allies MORE (R-Alaska) aimed at blocking EPA from regulating greenhouse gases.
Rockefeller, Nelson, and four other Democrats—Evan Bayh (Ind.), Mary LandrieuMary LandrieuCNN producer on new O'Keefe video: Voters are 'stupid,' Trump is 'crazy' CNN's Van Jones: O'Keefe Russia 'nothingburger' video 'a hoax' Trump posts O'Keefe videos on Instagram MORE (La.), Blanche Lincoln (Ark.), and Mark PryorMark PryorMedicaid rollback looms for GOP senators in 2020 Cotton pitches anti-Democrat message to SC delegation Ex-Sen. Kay Hagan joins lobby firm MORE (Ark.)—voted for Murkowski’s resolution, which fell 47-53 on a procedural vote.