U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Letters & Testimony

Letters & Testimony

Letters

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce applauds your bipartisan leadership on energy issues and supports 13 bills the Committee will mark up on July 16. These bills would drive innovation, enhance energy and national security, and increase energy efficiency.   
 
We strongly encourage the committee to favorably report these bills that collectively would enhance America’s global competitiveness and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.  Specifically, the Chamber supports:

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TO THE MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
 
We, the undersigned associations, believe that Congress should act to address contamination associated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in a manner that prioritizes cleanups over bureaucracy. For this reason, we oppose Amendment 440 offered by Reps. Kildee and Dingell, and Amendment 48, offered by Rep. Pappas, to H.R. 2500, the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020.”
 
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Dear Ambassador Lighthizer:
 
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Dear Chairman Barrasso and Ranking Member Carper:
 
We, the undersigned Chambers of Commerce, appreciate the Committee holding the hearing, “A Review of Waters of the U.S. Regulations: Their Impact on States and the American People.” We are committed to the protection and restoration of America’s wetlands and waters, and the definition of “Waters of the United States” (“WOTUS”) is critical to our membership, as many of our members engage in activities subject to the Clean Water Act’s (“CWA”) extensive permitting requirements.
 
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Dear Mr. Foster:
 
We, the undersigned organizations (collectively, the Associations), write to you to express our concerns regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA or Agency) draft set of recommendations for mitigating groundwater contaminated with perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and/or perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS).