Press Releases / News

May 2, 2019

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

Issues: Climate Change

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.

May 2, 2019

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

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.

Dec 13, 2018

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

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.

Sep 28, 2018

Trump Administration environmental review reveals willingness to accept a catastrophic 7-degree rise in temperature by 2100

Issues: Climate Change

Today SEEC Leadership, including Co-Chairs Reps. Gerry Connolly, Doris Matsui and Paul Tonko and Vice-Chairs Reps. Mike Quigley, Matt Cartwright, Alan Lowenthal, Chellie Pingree and Jared Polis released the following statement in response to reports that the Trump Administration is assuming a dangerous 7-degree Fahrenheit temperature rise if the planet remains on its current course.

Sep 12, 2018

Congressional Climate Champions in the House and Senate Applaud Local Action on Display at the Global Climate Action Summit

Issues: Climate Change

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Senate Climate Change Task Force and the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) joined together to send a letter expressing their support for the goals of the upcoming Global Climate Action Summit in California.

Aug 21, 2018

SEEC Leaders Oppose Trump Clean Power Plan Replacement that Puts Public Health and Safety at Risk

SEEC Leadership released the following statement in response to President Trump’s proposal to replace the Clean Power Plan with weaker standards for reducing carbon pollution from power plants.

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.

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