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By Matt Koch and Dan Byers

Pop quiz: which President issued the following clarion call for action on permitting reform?

"I will urge Congress to...cut through the red tape, the delays, and the endless roadblocks to completing key energy projects. We will protect our environment. But when this nation critically needs a refinery or a pipeline, we will build it."

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Dan Byers

Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) celebrated the one-year anniversary of an obscure guidance memorandum that surely deserves recognition as amongst the most arcane policy documents to garner a birthday commemoration.

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Energy Institute President & CEO Karen Harbert issued the following statement regarding a new proposed rule revising the definition of “Waters of the United States (WOTUS)”:

“This new rule is good news for businesses, farmers, and localities because it strikes a better balance between economic growth and environmental progress than the rule it replaces.

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Matt Letourneau

The goal of our EnergyInnovates initiative is to highlight promising and interesting technology and people that are at the forefront of new energy solutions.  This fall, I had a chance to spend some time with the dynamic team at NET Power who are the very definition of innovators—and are changing the way we think about the electric power sector and carbon emissions.