Press Releases / News

Dec 3, 2014

Statement on Tax Extenders

Today’s short-term, mostly retroactive extension of many of these tax provisions is the absolute minimum necessary.

Dec 2, 2014

Rep. DelBene Joins SEEC

SEEC Welcomes Rep. DelBene (WA-01), Coalition now at 58 Members

Nov 26, 2014

Statement on Proposed Ozone Pollution Standards

Issues: Environment

These long-overdue ozone standards are critical to protecting the public health, particularly for at-risk groups like children, seniors, and anyone with asthma or respiratory diseases.

Nov 14, 2014

Statement on U.S. Pledge to Green Climate Fund

SEEC released the following statement on the U.S. pledge to contribute $3 billion to the Green Climate Fund.

Nov 13, 2014

Statement on U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change

Members of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) applauded President Obama’s announcement from Beijing that the U.S. and China have agreed to carbon pollution reduction targets.

Sep 18, 2014

House GOP Recycles Failed Energy Policy

Issues: Energy, Environment

Latest floor effort is a compilation of dirty energy hits.

Sep 18, 2014

Op-Ed: How much do disasters cost?

Issues: Climate Change

The cost is more than just the emergency relief packages Congress approves after major disasters. Yet shockingly the Federal government provides no single estimate for how much we spend on disaster-related assistance each year. That is why we are introducing the DISclosing Aid Spent To Ensure Relief (DISASTER) Act.

Sep 17, 2014

Member Statements on the People’s Climate March and UN Climate Summit

Issues: Climate Change

In recognition of the People’s Climate March and the UN Climate Summit, SEEC Members shared the following statements.

Sep 3, 2014

Statement on Wilderness Act 50th Anniversary

In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act, SEEC issued the following statement.