U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Regulatory Process

Regulatory Process

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement today regarding EPA’s formal action proposing repeal of the Clean Power Plan (CPP):  

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Heath Knakmuhs

Lately, it seems that some environmental activists are against almost everything.  Their latest cause?  Trying to shut down air conditioning during Virginia’s muggy summer months.  Fortunately, cooler heads have prevailed … thus far. 

Letters

The U.S. Chamber supports H.R. 806, the Ozone Standards Implementation Act, which would provide for the reasonable implementation of the 2015 standard.   Read our letter below.  

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Dan ByersStephen Eule

Summary

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Dan Byers

Today, President Trump signed what might be the most consequential energy-related Executive Order (EO) ever. The Chamber has been at the forefront of most of the policy issues addressed in the EO, and our Energy Institute president and CEO, Karen Harbert, was in the room at EPA Headquarters when the President signed the order. 

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President for Government Affairs Bruce Josten issued the following statement today upon the White House’s release of its final guidance for environmental reviews conducted under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA):

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Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, joined by over a dozen business groups, today filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rule regulating greenhouse gas emissions under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act—an unprecedented takeover of the electricity sector. Because the rule is already causing irreparable harm to businesses and communities across the country, the Chamber also asked the D.C. Circuit to stay implementation of the rule until judicial review has been completed.

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