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July 3, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $982.8 billion spending package last month that includes millions in funding to establish a program to temporarily store nuclear waste from the nation’s power plants, including the San Onofre Nuclear Generation Station (SONGS).

June 13, 2019 In The News

Congressman Mike Levin represents California’s 49th district, arguably one of the finest in the country, with the 49th stretching from San Juan Capistrano down to La Jolla and encompassing miles of beautiful coastline, dozens of quality waves and…3.6 million pounds of nuclear waste.

June 10, 2019 In The News

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (CN) – At a U.S. House subcommittee hearing in Southern California on Friday, three congressmen said Congress must press for federal nuclear waste policy and pass legislation defining how and where waste can be stored.

Under federal law, dangerous nuclear fuel waste must be stored and sealed in underground geologic formations to protect public health.

June 7, 2019 In The News

REGION — In late May, Rep. Mike Levin (D-San Juan Capistrano) sought advice during a roundtable discussion at Scripps Institution of Oceanography from UC San Diego scientists, a regional clean energy expert and Oceanside city staff for developing policy proposals to address climate change at the federal level.

May 29, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Mike Levin, D-California, was in his North County district on Tuesday touting a trio of bills to benefit veterans that have been passed in the House.

The Democratic congressman touts all of these bills as bipartisan; each was introduced alongside one of his Republican colleagues.

May 26, 2019 In The News

CAMP PENDLETON — More than $185 million in federal funding has been included in the new Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations bill for two military construction projects at Camp Pendleton.

On May 26, Rep. Mike Levin (D-San Juan Capistrano) announced the funding was included in the new fiscal year 2020 House Appropriations bill for the projects on base.

May 23, 2019 In The News

A congressional bill that would prioritize the removal of nuclear waste from places with high population and high seismic activity — that is, San Onofre — was introduced Thursday, May 23, by U.S. Rep. Mike Levin, D-San Juan Capistrano.

May 22, 2019 In The News

In my home state of California, the indicators of our rapidly changing climate are unmistakable. Our summers are hotter, our droughts are more severe, and our land is drier, creating fuel for year-round wildfires that can wipe out entire communities.

May 14, 2019 In The News

U.S Congressman Mike Levin (D-CA) recently announced that Evan Marks, executive director of The Ecology Center, is the Constituent of the Month for May.

“Each month, it’s my pleasure to recognize residents of the 49th District who have gone above and beyond to make our community stronger, and Evans has done just that,” Levin said.

May 10, 2019 In The News

U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) sent a letter to California State Controller Betty Yee to request that her office audit the Transportation Corridor Agencies’ (TCA) finances, according to a press release from Levin’s office.

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