Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), Vice Chair of the House Sustainable Energy & Environment Coalition (SEEC), today delivered remarks during House floor debate on the Republican resolution under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to block the Biden administration’s Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule safeguarding Americans’ clean water.
Beyer previously led the effort against the Trump… Read more »
The leaders of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC), including Co-Chairs Reps. Doris Matsui, Mike Quigley, and Paul Tonko and Vice Chairs Reps. Don Beyer, Matt Cartwright, Sean Casten, Chellie Pingree, Katie Porter, and Chair Emeritus Rep. Gerry Connolly, released the following statement in response to the passage of H.J.Res. 30,… Read more »
U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) and Don Beyer (D-Va.) led a group of 76 members in the House and Senate in a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supporting stronger standards to reduce methane emissions and pollution from oil and natural gas operations.
The lawmakers are urging EPA to… Read more »
Today, in an event organized by the Climate Action Campaign (CAC), members of Congress, public health experts, science advocates, and environmental justice leaders joined together, calling on President Biden and his administration to “Love Our Lungs” this Valentine’s Day by using all of their existing authority to cut pollution and protect public health.
Gathered together as part… Read more »
The bipartisan omnibus legislation signed into law by President Biden shortly before the end of 2022 included funding and legislative wins secured by Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) to benefit Northern Virginia. Additional details on those projects is available here.
Some noteworthy local news coverage follows, in case you missed it:
Falls Church News Press: Beyer Secures Over $17 Million in… Read more »
Today, the members of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) voted on its leadership for the 118th Congress. Reps. Doris Matsui and Paul Tonko were reelected as Co-Chairs and will be joined by Rep. Mike Quigley as Co-Chair as well. Reps. Matt Cartwright and Chellie Pingree were reelected as Vice… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) today hailed passage of the omnibus funding bill in the House. The bill was negotiated on a bipartisan basis between Senate Democrats and Republicans and House Democrats, passed the Senate yesterday, and now heads to President Biden for signature.
The bill contained Beyer-authored and co-authored legislation as well as community project funding and other Northern… Read more »
U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and U.S. Representative Don Beyer (D-VA) urged Alexander Hoehn-Saric, Chair of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), to address the high level of dangerous indoor air pollutants emitted by gas stoves.
Reports have found that gas stoves, which are used by more than 40 million homes across the country, emit dangerous air pollutants such… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), who represents Northern Virginia in the U.S. House, today announced that he had secured funding and legislative wins in the bipartisan funding bill for FY23. The omnibus government funding bill was the product of bipartisan negotiations; it passed the Senate this afternoon and expected to be passed by the House later today.
“I am proud to announce that… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), founder and chair of the bipartisan Fusion Energy Caucus in the U.S. House today celebrated the announcement by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) of the first ever net energy gain and first ever fusion ignition from a human-controlled fusion energy reaction in history. The long-sought breakthrough came in a December 5 experiment at Lawrence Livermore National… Read more »