• Air Quality

    Economic prosperity has helped to enable both public and private sector investment in energy innovations and emissions control technologies. The resultant benefits can be seen across our economy in the form of cleaner transportation, cleaner electricity, cleaner manufacturing, and cleaner energy production. The business community is proud to be an ongoing partner in these efforts.

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  • Reports
    August 29, 2019

    Divided Highway

    In April 1975, President Gerald Ford delivered a major speech on regulatory reform at the annual meeting of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. President Ford’s pitch to the business community was not deregulation, but smarter regulation that recognizes the complex factors affecting costs and benefits—and ultimately, American consumers. He made a persuasive case that regulatory agencies need to do a better job of considering the practical impacts of federal regulations on families and businesses:

  • 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
  • Letters
    April 17, 2019

    U.S. Chamber Comments to EPA on MATS Reconsideration Proposal

    Dear Administrator Wheeler: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (“the Chamber”) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) proposed reconsideration of its response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency. The
  • Letters
    March 27, 2019

    Coalition Comments on EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS)

    Dear Assistant Administrator Wehrum: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) has proposed a Reconsideration of Supplemental Finding for National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Coal- and Oil-fired Electric Utility Steam Generating Units. EPA has also proposed a Residual
  • Letters
    March 19, 2019

    U.S. Chamber Comments on EPA's Proposed GHG New Source Performance Standards

    Dear Administrator Wheeler: The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America (“the Chamber”) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA’s”) proposed amendments to the Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From New, Modified, and
  • Letters
    February 27, 2019

    U.S. Chamber letter to the Senate Supporting S. 383, the USE IT Act.

    TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce supports S. 383, the bipartisan “Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies (USE IT) Act.” Cosponsorship of this bill will be included in the “leadership” component of the Chamber’s “How They Voted Scorecard.”