Press Releases / News

Jan 30, 2017

SEEC Elects 115th Congress Leadership

Members of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) have unanimously elected Co-Chairs and Vice-Chairs to serve as SEEC Leadership in the 115th Congress. SEEC Leadership will serve through the end of 115th Congress.

Dec 13, 2016

SEEC Member Statements on Trump Cabinet Nominations

SEEC Member Statements on President Donald Trump's nominations of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, and former Texas Governor Rick Perry as Secretary of Energy.

Dec 7, 2016

SEEC Co-Chairs Statement on the Nomination of Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency

We are extremely concerned by President-Elect Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Sep 27, 2016

Statement on Republican Refusal to Fund Flint Aid

Issues: Water

SEEC Members call on Republicans to fund Flint aid in must-pass spending bill.

Sep 27, 2016

Statement on the Clean Power Plan’s Day in Court

SEEC Members continue to support the Clean Power Plan even as polluters and their allies challenge it in court.

May 12, 2016

SEEC Statement on EPA Methane Rules

We applaud the Administration’s most recent step to keep American families safe and healthy by reducing dangerous methane pollution nationwide...

Apr 22, 2016

Earth Day 2016

Led SEEC Co-Chairs Rep. Gerry Connolly (VA-11), Rep. Doris Matsui (CA-06), & Rep. Paul Tonko (NY-20) SEEC members took numerous actions in recognition of Earth Day.

Mar 15, 2016

SEEC Member Statements on Proposed Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program

The Proposed Program evaluates 13 potential lease sales in six planning areas – 10 potential sales in the Gulf of Mexico and three potential sales off the coast of Alaska. The Proposed Program does not schedule any lease sales in Atlantic areas.

Mar 11, 2016

Statement on U.S.-Canada Joint Climate, Energy, Arctic Announcement and EPA Plans to Limit Methane Emissions from Existing Sources

SEEC Members released the following statement on the U.S.-Canadian joint climate, energy, and Arctic leadership announcement.

Jan 14, 2016

Statement on Retirement of SEEC Co-Founder and Vice-Chair Rep. Steve Israel

On January 5, 2016 SEEC Co-Founder and Vice-Chair Rep. Steve Israel (NY-03) announced that he would not seek reelection this year to the 115th Congress. SEEC members released the following statement.

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