Westinghouse Electric was an American manufacturing company. It was founded in 1886 as Westinghouse Electric Company and later renamed Westinghouse Electric Corporation by George Westinghouse. The company purchased CBS in 1995 and became CBS Corporation in 1997. George Westinghouse had previously founded the Westinghouse Air Brake Company.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Westinghouse Electric
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Westinghouse Electric $1,280,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Environment & Superfund,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2354 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 H.R.1280 To amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to require congressional approval of agreements for peaceful nuclear cooperation with foreign countries, and for other purposes. H.R.2054 Energy and Revenue Enrichment Act of 2011 S.109 A bill to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to require congressional approval of agreements for peaceful nuclear cooperation with foreign countries, and for other purposes. S.512 Nuclear Power 2021 Act S.1135 Energy and Revenue Enrichment Act of 2011 H.R.942 American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2011 H.R.1808 Nuclear Power 2021 Act H.R.1861 Infrastructure Jobs and Energy Independence Act H.R.2072 Securing American Jobs Through Exports Act of 2011
RegulationsMentioned in 66 dockets; Submitted to 1 docket
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
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The tables show occurrences of "Westinghouse Electric" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 4 NRC Emergency Onsite Response Capabilities 2012
- Toggle 4 NLRB Proposed rule amending representation-case procedures 2011
- Toggle 3 EPA None Unknown
- Toggle 2 NRC Semiannual Regulatory Agenda - Fall 2011 2012
- Toggle 2 NRC Spent Fuel Transportation Risk Assessment 2012
- Toggle 2 EPA NY Regional Haze SIP 2012
- Toggle 2 Energy Conservation Standards Ceiling Fans and Ceiling Fan Light Kits: Public Meeting and Availability of the Framework Document 2012
- Toggle 2 NRC Proposed Generic Communications; Draft NRC Regulatory Issue Summary 2011-XX; Metal Fatigue Analysis Performed by Computer Software 2011
- Toggle 2 EIB The Export Import Bank has received an application for a long term loan or financial guarantee to support the export of US manufactured nuclear reactor components and US supplied engineering servcies to the United Arab Emirates - AP084728 2012
- Toggle 1 NRC Alternatives to Resolve Generic Safety Issue (GSI) 191 2011
Advisory Committees2 people on 2 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
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Table shows employees of "Westinghouse Electric" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Commerce 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle National Science Foundation 1 person on 1 committee