Press Releases / News

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).

Feb 5, 2018

SEEC Members Reps. Quigley, Wasserman Schultz, and Shea-Porter Recap Climate Change Tour in Everglades National Park

SEEC Vice-Chair Mike Quigley and SEEC Members Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Carol Shea-Porter took a two-day climate change tour in the Everglades and South Florida. This trip was part of a broader initiative to bring attention to the impacts of climate change on our National Parks.

Nov 14, 2017

SEEC Joins Fellow Climate Advocates in Washington DC to Let the World Know We are #Stillin for Global Climate Action

While international negotiations around climate change continued in Bonn, Germany, SEEC gathered with climate advocates in Washington, DC to let the world know that we are still in and fighting for climate action.

Oct 24, 2017

SEEC Leaders Request Meeting with Chairman Brady to Discuss Sustainable Tax Reform

Today SEEC leadership, led by Vice-Chair Rep. Jared Polis, sent a letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady inviting him to discuss sustainable tax policy as Republicans draft their tax proposal.

Oct 10, 2017

SEEC Members Condemn Repeal of the Clean Power Plan

SEEC Co-Chairs Reps. Doris Matsui, Gerry Connolly, and Paul Tonko released the following statement in response to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s announcement that the Trump Administration intends to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP)

Sep 19, 2017

SEEC Members Question EPA Preparedness for Extreme Weather under Pruitt’s Leadership

Washington D.C. – Today SEEC members sent a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt regarding the Agency’s ability under his leadership to protect Americans from the growing threat of extreme weather.

Sep 7, 2017

SEEC Co-Chairs Condemn EPA Cuts that Put Families and Communities at Risk

Issues: Environment

SEEC Co-Chairs Reps. Gerry Connolly, Paul Tonko, and Doris Matsui released the following statement in response to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) budget cuts in H.R. 3354, the omnibus appropriations bill on the House Floor this week.