Press Releases

August 13, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), chair of the House Natural Resources Committee’s Energy and Mineral Resources subcommittee, today issued the following statement after the Trump Administration issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Willow Master Development Plan.

August 12, 2020 Press Release
In memo to the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators, Udall and Lowenthal encourage state lawmakers to push for plastic pollution laws in states across the country

U.S. Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.) and U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) are calling on state and local legislators to introduce and enact legislation to tackle America’s growing plastic pollution and packaging waste crisis at the state level.

August 11, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and House Natural Resources Committee Chair, Raul Grijalva,  yesterday, led 31 of their House colleagues in sending a letter to Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt raising serious concerns about the upcoming September 2020 oil and gas lease sale in southern Utah by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), which threatens to put nearly 90,000 acres some of th

July 31, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, voted to pass a bipartisan $1.3 trillion package of spending bills for the 2021 fiscal year that brings critical funds to the 47th District.

July 15, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration rule change announced today weakening the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA):

July 15, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan Water Resources Legislation Includes Victories For LA and LB Ports

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), co-chair of the Congressional PORTS Caucus, today issued the following statement after the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved H.R. 7575, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020:

July 2, 2020 Press Release
Demand Assurances Of No New Leases From Trump Administration

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, joined with 30 Members of the California House Delegation in expressing their concern about reports the Trump Administration continues to develop plans to expand oil and gas leasing along the U.S. Pacific Coast. In a letter to U.S.

June 30, 2020 Press Release
Legislation led by Udall, Lowenthal to tackle common forms of plastic pollution and reduce greenhouse gas emissions part of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis’ newly released action framework

Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and U.S.

June 30, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) applauded today’s release of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis comprehensive congressional climate action framework, which includes four signature pieces of legislation championed by the Congressman.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, issued the following statement on the passage in the House of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

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