In The News
Evan Lehmann, E&E Reporter
Published: Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Freshman Rep. Scott Peters was involved locally in California's ambitious climate efforts before arriving in Congress this year. Now he's willing to set climbing temperatures aside so he can make a case to Republicans and Democrats for increased disaster funding, whatever's causing the catastrophes.
Reps. Scott Peters (CA-52), Gerry Connolly (VA-11), & Paul Tonko (NY-20) -
As hurricane season begins and vulnerable coastal communities brace for high winds and storm surges, Congress needs to ask itself: What can we be doing to better protect and manage existing and new development along our coastlines?
(Editor’s note: San Diego stands to benefit substantially from President Barack Obama’s new initiative to map the human brain. See the reaction from Congressman Scott Peters of San Diego at the bottom of the White House blog.)