Environment & Animal Welfare

"In California, I was honored to coauthor AB 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act.  But it’s clear to me that to solve climate change, we need America to do what California has done, and then for America to get other countries to do what California has done.  That’s why my first piece of legislation in Congress was the Climate Solutions Act of 2015: a bold, innovative plan to energize investment in green energy technology, set strong renewable energy standards and slash the carbon pollution that is damaging our planet."

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October 16, 2015 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D|CA-33), along with Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D|CA-11), has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch regarding allegations that Exxon/ExxonMobil intentionally hid the truth about the role of fossil fuels in influencing climate change. In their letter, Congressman Lieu and Congressman DeSaulnier request an investigation by the Department of Justice into whether or not ExxonMobil has broken any laws:

October 16, 2015 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D|CA-33), along with Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D|CA-11), has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch regarding allegations that Exxon/ExxonMobil intentionally hid the truth about the role of fossil fuels in influencing climate change. A full copy of the letter can he found here.

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October 2, 2015 Press Release

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Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) ) issued the following statement after ExxonMobil announced the sale of its Torrance refinery to PBF Energy:

September 30, 2015 Press Release

CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | jack.dannibale@mail.house.gov | 202-225-3976

September 30, 2015 Press Release

CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | jack.dannibale@mail.house.gov | 202-225-3976

Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) ) issued the following statement after ExxonMobil announced the sale of its Torrance refinery to PBF Energy:

September 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) released the following statement after Pope Francis’ historic address to the Joint Meeting of Congress:

“His Holiness Pope Francis’ address to Congress this morning was a historic, electric moment.   The Pope’s address to Congress was full of hope, inspiration, and moral fierceness.  As a Catholic, I was deeply honored to be in the Pope’s presence this morning.

September 22, 2015 Blog Post

 

September 12, 2015 Blog Post

FOR RELEASE

Washington - Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33) and Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) have sent a letter to the ExxonMobil Corporation seeking answers in the ongoing investigation into the Feb. 18, 2015 explosion at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Torrance, California. 

Click below to view/download the Lieu-Waters letter to ExxonMobil.

September 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s announcement of new investments to enhance safety and security in the changing arctic:

“I applaud President Obama for continuing to highlight the devastating effects of climate change in places such as the Alaskan Arctic. As President Obama has rightly said, we are the first generation to personally experience the impacts of climate change and the last with a chance to fix it.”   

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