• 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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  • Press Release
    July 13, 2020

    U.S. Chamber's Durbin Commends EPA's Decision to Retain Current Ozone Standards

    Marty Durbin, President of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement today regarding the Administration’s latest review of National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ozone: “While we will review the proposal in detail over the coming weeks, we commend EPA’s timely
  • Blog
    May 19, 2020

    Greenhouse Gas Emissions in a Pre-COVID-19 World

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released its Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks covering the years 1990 to 2018. Among other things it shows that carbon dioxide emissions from fuel combustion in 2018 were 12.3% lower than in 2005, a record that compares very
  • Press Release
    April 14, 2020

    U.S. Chamber Statement on EPA National Ambient Air Quality Standards Proposal

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marty Durbin, President of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement today regarding the Administration’s latest review of National Ambient Air Quality Standards for particulate matter: “While we will review the proposal in detail over the coming
  • Blog
    September 26, 2019

    Clean Energy Week Showcases American Energy Innovation

    This week, Americans around the country are marking National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), an annual celebration to honor the progress we’ve made to deploy newer, cleaner technologies while maintaining our economic growth. The event brings together associations, businesses and industry advocates to
  • 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: