One year ago this week, our Global Energy Institute team welcomed hundreds of business, government and academic leaders to the Chamber’s Hall of Flags for our Energy Innovates “ALL IN” Summit. We caffeinated guests at our “Fuel Bar,” engaged them in our legislative and regulatory reform efforts, and
This week, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler unveiled proposed emissions standards for commercial aviation, a first for the aviation sector. Known formally as “Control of Air Pollution From Aircraft and Aircraft Engines: Proposed Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards
The latest data released from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) demonstrates just how big the impact of the coronavirus has been on U.S. electricity demand. EIA’s latest Electric Power Monthly (EPM), includes data for April 2020—the first full month that includes lockdowns in response to
Last week, the United States Supreme Court issued an important ruling that removed a major hurdle to construct the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, dealing a fatal blow to a wide-reaching argument that opponents have tried to make to block badly needed infrastructure along the East Coast. In United States
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released its Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks covering the years 1990 to 2018. Among other things it shows that carbon dioxide emissions from fuel combustion in 2018 were 12.3% lower than in 2005, a record that compares very
By Caroline Harris, Vice President Tax Policy and Economic Development, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Yesterday, a story was published in Bloomberg (and repeated by Politico) about the use of net operating loss (NOL) tax relief in the recent CARES Act, criticizing these provisions as being a “stealth
In 2018, New York State commenced an effort to shut down hundreds of energy facilities across the country. I first wrote about New York’s less than neighborly efforts shortly after the Cuomo Administration asked the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to shut down or directly impose sweeping
The latest edition of the Global Energy Institute’s International Index of Energy Security Risk shows the United States as the top ranked nation in the world, based on 2018 data (the most recent available). In 2008, the United States was ranked 11th. This International Index, including the Foreword
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