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  • 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

  • Rep. Matsui, House Democrats Slam Valadao Drought Bill Ahead of Senate Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on October 8, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 8, 2015 CONTACT: Julie Eddy: (202) 225-7163 Rep. Matsui, House Democrats Slam Valadao Drought Bill Ahead of Senate Hearing Northern California Representatives Doris Matsui (CA-06), Jerry McNerney (CA-09), Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), and John Garamendi (CA-03) released the following statement opposing H.R. 2898, the Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015, ahead of this legislation being heard today in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Commi... Read more

  • Rep. Matsui Statement on Feinstein, Boxer Drought Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on August 6, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 5, 2015 CONTACT: JULIE EDDY (202) 225-7163 Rep. Matsui Statement on Feinstein, Boxer Drought Legislation Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) released the following statement on Senator Dianne Feinstein and Senator Barbara Boxer’s California drought legislation, the California Emergency Drought Relief Act (S. 1984): “The drought bill introduced by Senator Feinstein and Senator Boxer has many provisions that could provide real drought relief to Califor... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Introduces Legislation to Accelerate Wastewater Recycling in California
    Posted in Press Releases on July 9, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 9, 2015 CONTACT: JULIE EDDY (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Introduces Legislation to Accelerate Wastewater Recycling in California Legislation would allow states with drought declarations to increase their wastewater recycling programs Today, Congresswoman Matsui (CA-06) introduced H.R. 2993, The Water Recycling Acceleration Act of 2015, which would greatly accelerate the authorization of wastewater recycling projects in California. Recycling would help ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui's Statement Regarding Governor Brown's Delta Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 1, 2015 CONTACT: JULIE EDDY (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui’s Statement Regarding Governor Brown’s Delta Plan Today Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) issued the following statement on Governor Jerry Brown’s new Delta plan: “The Governor’s new plan for the Delta is very troublesome. I continue to have great concerns about not only the new plan’s impacts to northern California, but its effectiveness to accomplish its mandated two co-equal goals. While acceler... 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 Tours Folsom Dam with Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell
    Posted in Press Releases on February 10, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Flood Protection, Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, February 6, 2015 CONTACT: JONELLE TRIMMER (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Tours Folsom Dam with Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell Secretary Jewell announces $50 million for drought relief projects in the West, including nearly $20 million for California’s Central Valley Project CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) toured Folsom Dam and the Joint Federal Project with Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, allowing the Secretary to see the realitie... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Introduces Legislation to Provide Federal Funding for Regional Water Recycling Project
    Posted in Press Releases on February 10, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 9, 2015 CONTACT: JONELLE TRIMMER (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Introduces Legislation to Provide Federal Funding for Regional Water Recycling Project Legislation would allow Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District to increase its water recycling programs Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) introduced H.R. 796, legislation that would allow the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) to expand its water recycling progr... 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

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Obama Administration's Proposal to Improve the Safety of Oil Trains
    Posted in Press Releases on July 23, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation, Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 23, 2014 CONTACT: JONELLE TRIMMER (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Obama Administration’s Proposal to Improve the Safety of Oil Trains Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) issued the following statement on the Obama Administration’s proposal to improve the safety of oil trains: “The Obama Administration is doing the right thing by moving quickly to improve the safety of rail cars transporting Bakken crude oil through our communities. Wit... Read more

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