The following is the "as prepared" opening statement of Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) at the October 18, 2021 House of Representatives Joint Oversight and Investigations and Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee Hearing: “Southern California Oil Leak: Investigating the Immediate Effects on Communities, Businesses, and the Environment.”
Building on President Joe Biden's announcement yesterday of sweeping action to strengthen critical supply chain capacity at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach by moving to 24/7 operations, Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, sent a letter to Pierpass CEO John Cushing proposing further reforms to ease congestion and encourage the more efficient movement of goods at
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today applauded the Army Corps of Engineers for giving final approval to the Port of Long Beach (POLB) Deep Draft Navigation project, setting in motion a nearly $160 million Army Corps construction program to expand shipping and navigation channels at the Port of Long Beach.
In response to the oil spill off the Southern California coast, Congressmen Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and Mike Levin (CA-49) today led a letter signed by 77 House colleagues urging House leadership to ensure the Build Back Better Act retains provisions to
Congressman Alan Lowenthal, chair of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources (EMR), is calling for a coordinated multi-agency Biden Administration investigation into the major oil spill over the weekend along the coast of Orange County, California.
Congressman Alan Lowenthal ((CA-47), whose district includes Long Beach, CA and parts of Orange County, CA, today issued the following statement regarding a major oil spill off the coast of Orange County:
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, applauded the Department of Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) announced issuance of a final and formal revocation of the Trump Administration's January 7, 2021, regulation that limited the scope of the century-old Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), one of our nation's foundational conservation laws.
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), co-chair of the Congressional Cambodia Caucus, today applauded the bipartisan passage of legislation which will enact sanctions on Cambodian government officials responsible for undermining democracy in the Southeast Asian nation.
Legislation codifies reproductive rights protections set out in the Roe v. Wade decision
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, issued the following statement on the House passage of the Women's Health Protection Act:
The bill outlines funding necessary to promote diplomacy and peacebuilding between Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, and defines how U.S. security assistance to Israel cannot be used for occupation or annexation, a position most American Jewish voters support, as do other Americans.
Congressman Alan Lowenthal today, joined by colleagues and supporting organizations, marked the end of the High Holy Days by unveiling legislation to define the United States’ role in making meaningful progress towards peace in Israel and Palestine and to discourage steps that push this out of reach: The Two-State Solution Act.