Alan Lowenthal

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, introduced legislation to prevent the discharge of plastic pellets into the environment during the manufacture or transport of the pellets or during the manufacture of plastic products from the pellets. The legislation is co-sponsored by Congress Members Lloyd Doggett (TX-35), Jared Huffman (CA-02), Eleanor Holmes …continue reading

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Congressmen Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), and Salud Carbajal (CA-24), today, joined with 38 of their House colleagues in calling on Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland to take further action to help further secure migratory bird populations by upholding and improving existing legislative tools that help protect and …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), co-chair of the Congressional Vietnam Caucus, led a letter today with six of his House colleagues to new U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Marc Knapper to congratulate him on his appointment to the role. The Members also highlight the ongoing human rights issues in Vietnam and urge …continue reading

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Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA47), who will retire at the end of this term, is asking his constituents to tell him what Congress should make a priority during 2022. (See list below.) Everyone in California Congressional District 47 should be encouraged to fill out and submit a survey. Yes, everyone. Registered …continue reading

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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 …continue reading

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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. Army …continue reading

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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 ban any new offshore oil and gas leasing in …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, joined with Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) to introduce the bipartisan Migratory Bird Protection Act, legislation that would permanently codify important and much-needed protections for millions of migratory birds. The legislation would provide regulatory certainty for industries and help ensure that we meet the conservation goals …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, joined with Congresswoman Lisa McClain (MI-10) to introduce bipartisan legislation to create a national standard for the labeling of non-flushable wet wipes. This common-sense standard would address the growing problem of these wipes being flushed into and creating obstructions in public sewer, stormwater, and wastewater …continue reading