U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Letters & Testimony

Letters & Testimony

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On March 12, 2018, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation filed a petition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA” or the “Agency”) under Section 126 of the Clean Air Act (the “Act” or “CAA”) (the “Petition” or “NY Petition”).  New York claims it cannot or will not achieve and maintain compliance with the 2008 and the 2015 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (“NAAQS”) for ozone. 
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Dear Chairman Grassley and Ranking Member Feinstein, 
 
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce opposes S. 3214, the No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act (NOPEC), which would amend the Sherman Act to waive sovereign immunity defenses that might otherwise be used to defend against antitrust claims brought before the United States courts. 
 
The U.S. Chamber is unalterably opposed to anti-competitive conduct in commercial markets by foreign states and their agents. 
 
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Construction of TransCanada’s Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline project is in America’s best interest.  I am pleased to submit these comments supporting KXL and the findings of the draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) for the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Mainline Alternative Route (MAR) in Nebraska published in July 2018. 
 
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (“the Chamber”) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Council of Environmental Quality’s (“CEQ”) advance notice of proposed rulemaking (“ANPR”)1 as CEQ considers revising its regulations concerning the National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”).  
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce submits these comments regarding the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry’s (“ATSDR” or “Agency”) 2018 draft toxicological profile (“Draft Profile”) for perfluoroalkyls (“PFAS”).1  A number of Chamber members have produced PFAS in the past and ATSDR’s Draft Profile would adversely affect them.  It is imperative that Federal agencies base their policies and actions regarding PFAS on the best available science and weight of the scientific evidence...