SEEC Members Call for Climate Jobs, Justice, Action

Ahead of the Peoples Climate March marking President Trump's 100th Day in office SEEC members joined with environmental justice advocates to call on the Administration to end their anti-environmental assault and take action to support climate justice and jobs.
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SEEC Statement on Trump’s Dirty Energy Executive Order

Today’s Executive Order makes it abundantly clear–the policy of the Trump Administration will be to reject the overwhelming scientific evidence and economic benefits supporting climate action, with President Trump leading the charge as the ‘Polluter-in-Chief.’
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SEEC Members Oppose Harmful Trump Budget Cuts

The Trump Budget is characterized by massive cuts to environmental and climate change programs, clean energy investment, and science funding.
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SEEC Co-Chairs Respond to Trump Administration Effort to Roll Back Fuel Efficiency Standards

Based on the Trump Administration's environmental record so far this should be considered the first step in attempting to weaken these cleaner car standards.
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SEEC Co-Chairs Oppose Trump Budget Cuts

May 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Following the release of President Trump’s FY18 Budget, the Co-Chairs of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) made the following statements:

SEEC Co-Chairs Call on President Trump to stay in the Paris Climate Agreement

May 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – SEEC Co- Chairs Reps. Doris Matsui (D-CA), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), and Paul Tonko (D-NY) sent a letter today to President Donald Trump urging him to remain a party to the Paris Climate Agreement.

SEEC Members call on Secretary Perry to release ARPA-E funds

May 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – SEEC Member Rep. Don Beyer was joined by SEEC Co-Chairs Reps. Paul Tonko, Gerry Connolly, and Doris Matsui and 55 other Members of Congress in pressing Energy Secretary Rick Perry to immediately release funds to previously-approved projects at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). They also asked the Secretary to clarify the Department of Energy’s procedures for approving and funding grants, after Members of Congress from both parties expressed frustration with departmental processes which have recently become opaque and confusing.

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Representing Iowa, a state that produces over 27 percent of its electricity from wind and the third most amount of wind in the country, Congressman Loebsack has been a leader in pushing clean, renewable, and homegrown energy policies. Congressman Loebsack is a champion for issues like renewing the wind production tax credit to help cut our dependence on fossil fuels and to invest in jobs in Iowa’s Second Congressional District, one of the only districts that manufactures all the parts for a wind turbine. He has also been a champion of programs such as the Rural Energy for America Program to help rural businesses become more energy efficient and produce their own renewable power.

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