Press Releases / News

Mar 28, 2017

SEEC Statement on Trump’s Dirty Energy Executive Order

Today’s Executive Order makes it abundantly clear–the policy of the Trump Administration will be to reject the overwhelming scientific evidence and economic benefits supporting climate action, with President Trump leading the charge as the ‘Polluter-in-Chief.’

Mar 16, 2017

SEEC Members Oppose Harmful Trump Budget Cuts

President Trump released his budget blueprint for fiscal year 2018. The Trump Budget is characterized by massive cuts to environmental and climate change programs, clean energy investment, and science funding.

Mar 16, 2017

SEEC Leadership Responds to 31 Percent Cut to Environmental Protection Agency in Trump Budget

The Trump Administration has released a budget that would slash funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by more than 30 percent and eliminate 20 percent of staff.

Mar 15, 2017

SEEC Co-Chairs Respond to Trump Administration Effort to Roll Back Fuel Efficiency Standards

Based on the Trump Administration's environmental record so far this should be considered the first step in attempting to weaken these cleaner car standards.

Mar 6, 2017

SEEC Leadership Responds to Reported Cuts of 20-25 Percent at the Environmental Protection Agency

It has been reported that the Trump Administration plans to slash funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by almost 25 percent and eliminate 20 percent of staff.

Jan 30, 2017

SEEC Elects 115th Congress Leadership

Members of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) have unanimously elected Co-Chairs and Vice-Chairs to serve as SEEC Leadership in the 115th Congress. SEEC Leadership will serve through the end of 115th Congress.

Dec 13, 2016

SEEC Member Statements on Trump Cabinet Nominations

SEEC Member Statements on President Donald Trump's nominations of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, and former Texas Governor Rick Perry as Secretary of Energy.

Dec 7, 2016

SEEC Co-Chairs Statement on the Nomination of Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency

We are extremely concerned by President-Elect Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Sep 27, 2016

Statement on Republican Refusal to Fund Flint Aid

Issues: Water

SEEC Members call on Republicans to fund Flint aid in must-pass spending bill.

Sep 27, 2016

Statement on the Clean Power Plan’s Day in Court

SEEC Members continue to support the Clean Power Plan even as polluters and their allies challenge it in court.

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