• 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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  • Letters
    April 5, 2019

    Chambers of Commerce Letter to EPA on CWA Sec. 401

    Dear Administrator Wheeler: The undersigned organizations represent thousands of businesses and workers throughout the country and we recognize that the reliable delivery of energy is vital to economic growth and national security. We believe that maintaining and growing our energy infrastructure is
  • Press Release
    March 29, 2019

    Statement on Presidential Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Christopher Guith, Acting President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Energy Institute, today issued the following statement regarding President Trump's Presidential Permit on the Keystone XL pipeline: “We’re pleased to see action that will help clear the way for development
  • Letters
    March 28, 2019

    Letter to the Senate on S.J. Resolution 9

    Dear Leader Schumer: Thank you for your letter of March 13 regarding S.J. Res. 9. The Chamber shares your view that Congress should take steps to address climate change. We believe there is much common ground on which all sides of this discussion could craft real solutions. The proposed resolution
  • Letters
    February 27, 2019

    U.S. Chamber Letter to Congress on New Legislative Scorecard

    Earlier this year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced a revision to our legislative scorecard. Beginning with this Congress, lawmakers will receive credit for cosponsoring Chamber-endorsed bills or refraining from cosponsoring bills the Chamber endorses against. Our intent is to use this process
  • Testimony
    February 25, 2019

    Amicus Brief in Support of U.S. Forest Service - Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permit

    Amici curiae trade associations and their thousands of members (collectively, “Amici”) representing American energy production and transportation, electric power generation, manufacturing, businesses, and workers, support rehearing en banc. As the rehearing petitions and other amicus explain, the
  • Blog
    February 1, 2019

    U.S. Energy Security Continues to Strengthen, but New England Misses the Boat

    Current events in the energy world – both reinforce our nation’s security and our stance as a global energy leader while underlining the dire need for additional energy infrastructure in the Northeast. The Global Energy Institute released its 2018 Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk, which revealed
  • Press Release
    January 31, 2019

    New GEI Analysis Finds U.S. Energy Security Near Record Best

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — America’s energy security improved for the sixth consecutive year in 2017 and neared a modern-day best, according to the Global Energy Institute’s 2018 Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk released today. The Index employs 37 different energy security metrics measuring geopolitical