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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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 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.”   

August 18, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) released the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s release of common sense standards  to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector.

August 3, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) issued the following statement of support for President Obama’s Clean Power Plan (CPP).   The CPP would place the first ever limits on carbon pollution from our nation’s power sector; the reductions from the CPP are also critical to meeting the U.S. emission reduction target of 26-28% by 2025, which is the foundation of the U.S.

July 28, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) issued the following statement in opposition to the REINS Act (H.R.

July 21, 2015 In The News

Steve Corbin, Special to The Desert Sun 10:58 a.m. PDT July 21, 2015

Nationwide polling data clearly indicates that an overwhelming majority of voters support four national strategic policy ideas, known as the No Labels National Strategic Agenda.

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