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Regulatory Process

Regulatory Process

Press Release

In response to a proposed EPA rule regarding the use of science in the regulatory process, Dan Byers, vice president of policy at the U.S. Chamber's Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement:

Press Release

Global Energy Institute vice president of policy Dan Byers made the following comment on President Trump’s MOU with EPA regarding air quality standards:

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Dan Byers

It seems like we say this every year, but 2017 has been a whirlwind of a year for major energy news.

From today’s congressional passage of tax reform legislation authorizing leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to the flurry of Trump Administration executive actions upon taking office in January, it has truly been an action-packed year. If you’re having trouble keeping up on the latest, the Global Energy Institute’s Energy Tracker is here to help.    

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Heath Knakmuhs

 Back in June 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency issued its proposed regulations to address greenhouse gas emissions from electric generating units, or EGUs.  A little over a year later, this proposal was finalized as the so-called Clean Power Plan (CPP).  A flawed process from the beginning led to a finished product with many substantive problems, which is why we were a leading party to litigation on the rule.  The CPP was crafted behind closed doors, using the work of a small group of enviro

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement today regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s issuance of an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking addressing carbon emissions from power plants: 

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Matthew Koch

Although the Keystone XL pipeline has been out of the public eye for a number of months, TransCanada has been working in Nebraska to obtain state approval of the pipeline following the federal government’s decision to endorse the project. As you will recall, Keystone XL was first proposed in 2008, but delayed for years and eventually rejected by the Obama Administration. The Trump Administration reversed that decision.  You may have seen some news about Keystone XL recently.  Here is what is happening:

Project details:

Letters
Dear Chairman Barrasso and Ranking Member Carper:
 
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce supports the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be
Deputy Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”). We look forward
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Heath Knakmuhs

It has been two years since the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) enjoyed its full complement of five commissioners to deliberate and decide some of the most pressing energy issues facing our nation.  Luckily, the long wait for a full FERC is nearly over.

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—As the Trump administration moves forward with an ambitious energy and environmental reform agenda, the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute and the law firm Beveridge & Diamond today launched a comprehensive Energy Tracker to help follow key regulatory, judicial, and legislative developments.

The user-friendly Energy Tracker contains a sortable database of federal energy and environmental actions tracked by date, agency, topic, and issue area.