• 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
    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
  • Press Release
    August 25, 2020

    U.S. Chamber Coalition Moves to Defend NEPA Reforms In Court

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, along with eight other associations, has taken steps to intervene in litigation seeking to roll back recently enacted reforms to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Earlier this summer, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)
  • Letters
    July 23, 2020

    Coalition Letter on NEPA Amendment in House FY2021 Appropriations

    TO THE MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: The undersigned trade associations and labor unions oppose amendment #72 to Division C of H.R. 7608, the first package of appropriations legislation that would block implementation of recently completed reforms to National Environmental Policy Act
  • Press Release
    July 15, 2020

    U.S. Chamber CEO Tom Donohue Applauds NEPA Updates

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue issued the following statement today applauding updates from the White House Council on Environmental Quality that modernize the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), a vital federal environmental law that has not seen major updates