Press Releases / News

Jul 19, 2018

SEEC Condemns Republican-led Resolution on Carbon Pollution

SEEC Leaders released the following statement in response to the passage of H.Con.Res. 119, a Republican-led resolution denouncing a growing movement to put a price on carbon pollution.

Jul 17, 2018

Sustainability caucus fights for clean energy funding

Today SEEC members sent a letter to the lead Senate and House Appropriators advocating for the Senate’s higher funding levels for two vital clean energy programs.

Jul 5, 2018

SEEC Co-Chair Statement on the Resignation of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

Issues: Environment

Today SEEC Co-Chairs Reps. Gerry Connolly, Doris Matsui, and Paul Tonko released the following statement in response to the resignation of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.

May 24, 2018

Congressional Sustainability Leaders Object to House Farm Bill

SEEC members organize opposition to damaging energy and environmental policies in the House Farm Bill and call on the Senate to avoid these partisan, controversial provisions in their bill.

May 10, 2018

SEEC Members call for inclusion of the Caucus’s Sustainable Infrastructure Proposal in the Water Resources Development Act

Today the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition called on House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Leadership to include policies from SEEC’s Sustainable Infrastructure Proposal in the Water Resources Development Act.

May 10, 2018

Armed Services Committee Passes SEEC Member Rep. Carbajal’s Amendment to Strengthen Water Sustainability on Military Bases

Washington, DC – On Wednesday an amendment authored by SEEC Member Rep. Salud Carbajal to strengthen water sustainability and operational readiness on U.S. military installations was adopted by the House Armed Services Committee.

Apr 18, 2018

SEEC Leaders Object to Chairman Conaway’s 2018 Farm Bill

Issues: Environment, Water

As the House Agriculture Committee marks-up Chairman Conaway’s Farm Bill today, leaders of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) are calling on the Chairman to remove damaging environmental policies and re-commit to funding robust conservation programs.

Mar 23, 2018

SEEC Co-Chairs Honor Congresswoman Louise Slaughter

Today SEEC Co-Chairs Reps. Paul Tonko, Gerry Connolly, and Doris Matsui released the following statement to honor their friend and colleague, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, on the day of her funeral.

Feb 26, 2018

SEEC Leads Effort Opposing Clean Power Plan Replacement that Could Harm Public Health

Earlier today SEEC members Reps. Nanette Diaz Barragán and Bonnie Watson Coleman led a letter signed by 65 Members of Congress to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt regarding concerns that the EPA will replace the Clean Power Plan with weaker safeguards that put public health at risk.

Feb 12, 2018

SEEC Releases Sustainable Infrastructure Plan

Today, the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) released its Sustainable Infrastructure Proposal, led by Representatives Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) and David Price (D-NC).

Pages