Earth Day 2015

Apr 22, 2015 Issues: Climate Change, Energy, Environment, Water
Earth Day 2015


SEEC Earth Day 2015 Actions

SEEC Members are working year round to support clean air, clean water, and climate action. On Earth Day 2015 they introduced legislation, recorded videos, wrote op-eds, and made statements to celebrate.

Bills Introduced:

Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) Introduces Strongest Federal Fracking Ban in the U.S.

Rep. Ted Lieu (CA-33) Announces Climate Solutions Act

Rep. John Delaney (MD-06) Announces Climate Change Legislation to Reduce Carbon Pollution, Protect Middle Class, Boost Economic Growth

Rep. Keith Ellison (MN-05) Introduces End Polluter Welfare Act

Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) Introduces Bill to Halt Offshore Fracking and Require Environmental Review

Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-02) Introduces Bills to Make America Greener

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (MD-08) To Mark Earth Day, Van Hollen & Leading Environmentalists Push Innovative Plan to Combat Climate Change While Strengthening the Middle Class

Rep. Derek Kilmer (WA-06) Reintroduces Bipartisan Bill to Help Fight Ocean Acidification

Rep. Mike Honda (CA-17) Celebrates Earth Day with Intorduction of Legislation to Promote Climate Change Education, Reduce Ocean Debris


Earth Day Videos:

SEEC Vice-Chair Rep. Matt Cartwright Earth Day 2015 Video Message

SEEC Vice-Chair Rep. Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) Earth Day 2015 Video Message

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (MD-08) Earth Day 2015 Video Message

Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) Earth Day 2015 Video Message

Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-05) Earth Day 2015 Video Message – Renewing our Commitment to Protecting Our Planet

Rep. Derek Kilmer (WA-06) Earth Day 2015 Video Message

Rep. Raul Grijalva (AZ-03) Earth Day 2015 Video Message

Rep. Ted Lieu (CA-33) Earth Day Video Message – Climate Solutions Act Introduced Today

Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) Earth Day 2015 Video Message

Rep. Don Beyer (VA-08) Earth Day 2015 Video Message – Get Out There and Find Your Park

Rep. John Sarbanes (MD-03) Earth Day Video Message

Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) Earth Day Video Message


Earth Day Op-eds:

Rep. Jackie Speier (CA-14): Don’t forget how Earth Day came about

Rep. Niki Tsongas (MA-03): National Parks Can Guide the Way on Climate Change

Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13): Want to Win the Climate Fight? Engage Communities of Color

Rep. Ted Lieu (CA-33): Congress must tackle climate change now

Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52): Plan for the Future: Use the Social Cost of Carbon


Other Earth Day Actions:

SEEC Vice-Chair Rep. Chellie Pingree (ME-01) Statement on Earth Day 2015

Rep. David Price (NC-04): Floor Remarks on Earth Day

Rep. Van Hollen (MD-08): Maryland Environmental Groups Present Earth Day Award to Congressman Van Hollen