K-C spent US$110,000 in Q3 on government lobbying, up from US$80,000 a year ago, continued to oppose proposed rules that would place more strict regulations on emissions of mercury, carbon monoxide, other substances

Michelle Rivera

Michelle Rivera

Dec 9, 2011 – Associated Press

NEW YORK , December 9, 2011 () – Kimberly-Clark Corp., the maker of well-known household brands like Huggies diapers and Kleenex tissue, spent $110,000 in the third quarter to lobby Congress.

That was greater than the $80,000 it spent in the same period a year ago and the $50,000 it spent in the second quarter, according to disclosure reports filed with the U.S. House of Representatives.

The consumer-products company continued to oppose proposed rules that would place stricter regulations on the emissions of mercury, carbon monoxide and other substances produced by industrial boilers, heaters and incinerators. The Environmental Protection Agency has postponed implementing the proposed new rules, saying it would gather more public feedback and data.

Kimberly-Clark didn't say what sort of changes would persuade it to support the new boiler rules.

Kimberly-Clark also said it supported "comprehensive tax reform." It didn't give details, except to say that it supported getting rid of certain taxes on medical devices.

Kimberly-Clark is based in Dallas.

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