Press Releases / News

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.

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.

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