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  • Matsui Joins SEEC Co-Chairs in Condemning Decision to Withdraw from Paris Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Clean Energy, Environment

    Today, Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) Co-Chairs Reps. Doris Matsui, Gerry Connolly, and Paul Tonko released the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement: “We condemn President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. Climate change is a pressing global problem that is putting lives at risk now and taking the planet as we know it away from our children and grandchildren. In a mo... Read more

  • Matsui Statement on Reports that President Trump Will Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on May 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Clean Energy, Environment

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement on reports that President Trump will withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement: “Withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement would put the future of our country and our world at risk. The science is clear. If we don’t act on climate in this pivotal moment, future generations will be the ones who pay the price. Yet, at a time when the world is looking to our country for leadership, the President seems intent on ste... Read more

  • Reps. Matsui, Schneider, Tonko, and Crist Introduce CLIMATE Act to Block President Trump’s Anti-Environment Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on March 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Clean Energy

    Today, 36 House Democrats led by Reps. Doris Matsui (D-CA), Brad Schneider (D-IL), Paul Tonko (D-NY), and Charlie Crist (D-FL) introduced legislation to prevent the implementation of President Trump’s recent executive order that rolls back environmental protections and severely weakens efforts to address global climate change. H.R. 1812, the “Congressional Leadership in Mitigating Administration Threats to the Earth” or CLIMATE Act declares the anti-environment executive order null and void and ... Read more

  • Matsui Statement on President Trump's Executive Order Rolling Back the Clean Power Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Clean Energy, Environment

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement on President Trump's executive order rolling back the Clean Power Plan: “The Trump Administration just released another executive order, this time to reverse our progress on climate change. This will be devastating to the health and economic security of Americans. “The Clean Power Plan has been a critical component of our global leadership to curb carbon pollution. In California, we’re already seeing the environmental and... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Trump Administration’s Move to Revisit Fuel Efficiency Standards
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Clean Energy, Environment

    Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Trump Administration’s Move to Revisit Fuel Efficiency Standards Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it would reopen midterm review of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards, which was finalized under the Obama Administration: “This first step in rolling back fuel efficiency standards is dangerous to public health. These standards are saving consumers money at the pump, whi... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui, Appointed as a Conferee to Energy Package, to Speak at Conference Meeting
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Clean Energy

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9/7/2016 Contact: Lauren Dart 202-225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui, Appointed as a Conferee to Energy Package, to Speak at Conference Meeting Tomorrow, September 8th, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) will join House and Senate conferees on the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016, to outline House Democratic priorities for comprehensive energy legislation. Congresswoman Matsui will discuss her priorities, including: - A reduction in our carbon footprint and an adequate re... Read more

  • Leader Pelosi Names Congresswoman Matsui as Conferee to Energy & Natural Resources Package
    Posted in Press Releases on May 26, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Clean Energy

    Leader Pelosi Names Congresswoman Matsui as Conferee to Energy & Natural Resources Package Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today named Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) as one of the House Democrats to serve on a conference committee reconciling House and Senate versions of an energy and natural resources package. “Our American families deserve an energy package that brings us forward, not backwards,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “The energy and natural resources package that the Republicans have p... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Historic Paris Climate Summit Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on December 14, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Clean Energy, Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, December 14, 2015 CONTACT:LAUREN DART(202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Historic Paris Climate Summit Agreement Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement on the historic climate agreement reached at the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP21): “I commend President Obama, Secretary Kerry, and the entire Administration for their leadership in securing an ambitious climate agreeme... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Introduces Legislation to Boost Clean Energy Manufacturing and Exports
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Clean Energy, Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 6, 2015 CONTACT: JONELLE TRIMMER (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Introduces Legislation to Boost Clean Energy Manufacturing and Exports Legislation would boost competitiveness of U.S. clean technology firms at home and in the international marketplace Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee introduced H.R. 1175, the Clean Energy Technology Manufacturing and Export Assistance Act of 2015. This legislation woul... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on the Administration's Plan to Cut Methane Emissions
    Posted in Press Releases on January 14, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Clean Energy, Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 14, 2015 CONTACT: JONELLE TRIMMER (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Statement on the Administration’s Plan to Cut Methane Emissions Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement after the Administration announced plans to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40-45 percent from 2012 levels by 2025: “I am pleased that the Administration is announcing a path fo... Read more

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