U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Regulatory Process

Regulatory Process

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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.
 
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (“the Chamber”) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Council of Environmental Quality’s (“CEQ”) advance notice of proposed rulemaking (“ANPR”)1 as CEQ considers revising its regulations concerning the National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”).  
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce submits these comments regarding the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry’s (“ATSDR” or “Agency”) 2018 draft toxicological profile (“Draft Profile”) for perfluoroalkyls (“PFAS”).1  A number of Chamber members have produced PFAS in the past and ATSDR’s Draft Profile would adversely affect them.  It is imperative that Federal agencies base their policies and actions regarding PFAS on the best available science and weight of the scientific evidence... 

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce submits these comments in support of the U.S. Environmental protection Agency’s (“EPA”) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (“the Corps;” collectively, “the Agencies”) supplemental proposal to rescind the 2015 definition of “Waters of the United States” (“2015 Rule”) and recodify the preexisting regulations and applicable guidance...

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The Global Energy Institute (GEI), an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (“the Chamber”) appreciates the opportunity to respond to the Notice of Inquiry (“NOI”)1 from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) as the Commission reviews the current policy framework for the certification of new natural gas transportation facilities (the “Certificate Policy Statement”).  
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Dear Chairman Walden and Ranking Member Pallone:  
 
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce appreciates the Committee’s work on commonsense improvements to the Environmental Protection Agency’s New Source Review (NSR) preconstruction permitting program, and we support the New Source Review Permitting Reform Discussion Draft that was the subject of your May 16, 2018 hearing. 
 
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than three million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations, and dedicated to promoting, protecting, and defending America’s free enterprise system, submits these comments in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s or Agency’s) proposal to set user fees for those required to submit information to EPA under sections 4, 5, or 6 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)...

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations, and dedicated to promoting, protecting, and defending America’s free enterprise system, submits these comments in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s or Agency’s) proposal to expand the universal waste regulations to include aerosol cans...

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We, the undersigned organizations (collectively, the Associations), understand the importance of responsibly managing water resources and have been working to protect clean water for decades.  Consequently, we submit these comments to the U.S.

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In response to EPA’s new memo to reform the National Ambient Air Quality Standards Review Process, Dan Byers, vice president of policy at the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement: