• 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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  • 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.”
  • Blog
    February 22, 2019

    Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production vs. Methane Emissions

    One of the big talking points from those opposed to increased domestic oil and gas production is that it leads to greater emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas with about 25 times the global warming potential of carbon dioxide. The Environmental Protection Agency’s just-released draft U.S
  • Blog
    December 11, 2018

    Trimming the Old Red Tape that Hinders New Source Review

    Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) celebrated the one-year anniversary of an obscure guidance memorandum that surely deserves recognition as amongst the most arcane policy documents to garner a birthday commemoration. Titled “Enforceability and Use of the Actual-to