Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today issued the following statement on the passing of the Most Venerable Thich Quang Do, Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam. The Patriarch was 93 and passed away at the Tu Hieu Temple in Saigon, where he has been residing:
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today issued the following statement regarding the European Union decision to revoke Cambodia’s favored trading status with the EU. The step is being taken by the EU over human rights and democracy abuses by the government of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Today, Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) joined with Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-05), to introduce the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2020, legislation that would phase out unnecessary single-use plastic products, hold corporations accountable for wasteful products, reduce wasteful packaging, and reform
Reps. Andy Levin (MI-09) and Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) led a letter signed by 107 House Democrats expressing disapproval of the White House’s deeply flawed proposal for peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
The letter reads:
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today introduced the America's Red Rock Wilderness Act, legislation which will place federal wilderness protection on 8.4 million acres of public lands in Utah.
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today issued the following statement regarding the Department of the Interior release of a new rule which rolls back protections of migratory birds contained within the Migratory Bird Treaty Act:
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today issued the following statement expressing his strong disapproval of the Trump Administration’s proposed “peace plan” for Israel and Palestine:
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) yesterday joined with House Natural Resources Committee (HNRC) Chair Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Congressman Jared Huffman (CA-02), and 45 House colleagues in sending a letter to Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary David Bernhardt calling for the DOI to reverse recent administration moves to open vast areas of Alaskan wilderness to oil and gas development.
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today introduced legislation to increase transparency of energy producers utilizing public lands through the Federal energy leasing programs. The bill would require the Department of the Interior (DOI) to disclose to Congress and the public not just the amounts of greenhouse gas emissions from these projects, but also the exact sources of emissions.
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today introduced H.R.5552, bipartisan legislation that would codify important protections for millions of migratory birds.