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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Statement on the passage of H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act

May 2, 2019 Press Release

Today SEEC Leaders released the following statement in response to the passage of H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, in the House of Representatives.

SEEC Members Continue Call for Sustainable Infrastructure at T&I Committee Member Day Hearing

May 2, 2019 Press Release

This week members of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) continued their call for a broad-reaching sustainable infrastructure proposal that addresses climate change during the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s member day hearing.

SEEC calls for state & foreign ops funding for climate and sustainability programs in FY19 deal

Dec 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today the members of SEEC sent a letter calling for the final State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations legislation for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) to include support for important climate and sustainability programs. This letter was led by SEEC Co-Chairs Reps. Gerry Connolly, Doris Matsui, and Paul Tonko, and SEEC Vice-Chairs Reps. Matt Cartwright, Alan Lowenthal, Chellie Pingree, Mike Quigley and Jared Polis. It was signed by nearly 40 members in total.

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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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