• Infrastructure and Permitting

    Our nation runs the risk of losing the advantages provided by our vast energy resources due to the politicization of pipeline, transmission lines, and other infrastructure projects. Many areas in the U.S. are already missing out on the full benefits of our energy revolution because it has been difficult to permit and build or replace energy infrastructure.

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  • Blog
    December 16, 2021

    Secretary Haaland Gives a Glimmer of Hope on Strategic Minerals

    Interior Secretary Deb Haaland gave an early Christmas present last week when she suggested in a California meeting that the U.S. government may allow mining for critical minerals on public lands. Critical minerals are defined in the United States as 35 mineral commodities considered critical to the
  • Press Release
    October 6, 2021

    U.S. Chamber: New NEPA Rule Will Slow Progress

    Washington, D.C. — In response to the Biden Administration’s proposed new rule that rolls back many of the recently-enacted reforms to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Chad Whiteman, vice president for environment and regulatory affairs at the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute
  • Press Release
    June 9, 2021

    U.S. Chamber Statement on the Termination of the Keystone XL Pipeline Project

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marty Durbin, President of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement regarding the termination of the Keystone XL pipeline project: “TC Energy’s decision to terminate the Keystone XL pipeline project is understandable, but necessary only because of
  • Blog
    January 26, 2021

    Opportunities Abound to Build a Cleaner, Stronger Transportation System

    Earlier this month, the Chamber announced an important new campaign for 2021—“Build by the Fourth of July,” which, as the name implies, calls on Congress to pass comprehensive infrastructure legislation into law by July 4th, 2021. This effort includes more than 220 organizations, including major
  • Press Release
    January 20, 2021

    U.S. Chamber Opposes Executive Action to Halt Keystone XL Pipeline

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marty Durbin, president of the U.S. Chamber's Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement today opposing the Biden Administration’s announced plans to revoke the Keystone XL pipeline permit: "The Chamber opposes President Biden’s action to revoke the permit for the