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Stephen Eule

The International Energy Agency (IEA) just released its latest global energy forecast, the World Energy Outlook 2018 (WEO2018). Although IEA provides three different scenarios—the Current Policies, New Policies, and Sustainable Development Scenarios—we’ll focus on its mid-range “New Policies Scenario,” which includes current policies and expected or announced policies. IEA’s forecasts peer 22 years into the future from an (estimated) 2017 baseline.

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce submits these comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) in response to its publication of the document, “A Working Approach for Identifying Potential Candidate Chemicals for Prioritization” (White Paper).1  The Chamber generally supports EPA’s efforts to prescribe approaches for identifying existing chemicals as potential candidates for prioritization, but urges EPA to reexamine a number of deficiencies included in the White Paper... 
 
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It may not have received as much attention as marquee Senate and House races, but energy was very much on the ballot in the 2018 midterms.

The Global Energy Institute just released a scorecard covering the results of some of the most significant ballot referendums on Election Day. 

Even in places that are considered strongholds for environmental activists, a clear trend emerged—voters are reluctant to force government restrictions, mandates and taxes on our domestic energy resources.

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Construction of TransCanada’s Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline project is in America’s best interest.  I am pleased to submit these comments supporting KXL and the findings of the draft Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Mainline Alternative Route (MAR) in Nebraska published in September 2018.

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The Associations represent the Nation’s leading energy and manufacturing sectors that form the backbone of the Nation’s industrial ability to grow our economy and provide jobs in an environmentally sustainable and energy-efficient manner. The Associations represent members who both generate and rely on the generation of electricity, and thus have a compelling interest in how EPA may regulate environmental aspects of electricity production.