U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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Press Release

Christopher Guith, Acting President of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute made the following statement regarding the President’s decision on uranium imports:

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Christopher Guith

The conventional wisdom has been that there was simply no appetite in Congress this year to take meaningful, effective steps to address climate change. It’s argued that the issue is not a priority for the Trump Administration, and there has seemingly been far too much division on Capitol Hill for Republicans and Democrats to work together on this important issue.

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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Dan Byers

2008 was a bleak year for American energy. Domestic oil production barely exceeded 5 million barrels per day—the lowest level since 1946—continuing a slow decline that began in the mid-1980s. Of course, our demand for oil continued to grow, so to make up for lost domestic production and to continue economic growth, imports necessarily grew. In 2008, we imported 10 million barrels per day (MMbbl/d), approximately two-thirds of total consumption, with much of it coming from unfriendly and unstable foreign sources.