• Blog
    June 14, 2019

    Purse Power Protects Clean Energy Priorities

    It’s disposal time in Washington. If the Byzantine and confusing federal appropriations process could be summed up in a single phrase, it would most certainly be the famous adage that “the President proposes, and Congress disposes.”
  • Blog
    May 31, 2019

    U.S. Energy Industry Prepared for 2019 Hurricane Season

    Thanks to a diverse supply chain and ongoing industry efforts to harden our nation’s critical energy infrastructure, Americans can depend on a flexible and resilient fuel delivery system as we approach the start of this year’s hurricane season. This starts with a geographic diversity in our
  • Blog
    May 28, 2019

    EPA Proposes to Reject New York’s “Keep it in the Ground” Scheme

    Last September, I wrote about one of the boldest efforts yet by New York to halt energy infrastructure in its tracks. This effort utilized a little-known provision of the Clean Air Act – the “good neighbor” provision at Section 126(b) – to argue that hundreds of energy-related and manufacturing
  • Blog
    May 14, 2019

    Infrastructure Week: Securing Our Energy Future with Reliable Infrastructure

    The seventh annual observance of Infrastructure Week provides an opportunity to highlight the state of our nation’s infrastructure and discuss the projects, technologies and policies necessary to make America prosperous and safe. Across America, business leaders, workers, advocates and elected
  • Blog
    April 24, 2019

    Battery-Powered Innovation

    GEI’s EnergyInnovates initiative showcases American innovators, the technologies that are shaping today’s energy landscape, and the projects that are laying the groundwork for the future. In an industrial area north of San Diego, we found all three. In just six months, San Diego Gas & Electric, a
  • Blog
    April 23, 2019

    The Dramatic Unreality of the Green New Deal

    Virtually unheard of just 3 months ago , the Green New Deal (GND) has burst into the national debate faster and more furiously than any issue in recent memory. As controversial as the ideas in the GND are, advocates on both sides seem to agree that the proposal would entail a radical and
  • Blog
    April 22, 2019

    An Earth Day Look at the “Greatest Story Seldom Told”

    Earlier this month, the Chamber’s Global Energy Institute rolled out our “ American Energy: Cleaner, Stronger ” agenda. GEI Acting President Christopher Guith summarized the effort thusly: “The U.S. energy industry has been among the most innovative sectors of the economy, and will continue to make