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Blog
Stephen Eule

America’s energy security risk score dropped for the sixth consecutive year in 2017, nearing the best score since 1970 according to the Global Energy Institute’s just-released 2018 Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk.

The Index employs 37 different energy security metrics measuring geopolitical, economic, reliability, and environmental risks. The ninth annual edition of the Index covers historical data from 1970 to 2017 and forecast data out to 2040.

Blog
Heath Knakmuhs

There’s no doubt that businesses large and small throughout America are focused on ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  While the U.S. has made great progress over the last decade, the private sector is hard at work finding new and innovative ways to reduce emissions—including from an unlikely source: pigs. 

Letters
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce supports the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
 
Mr. Wheeler’s substantial public service experience makes him an excellent choice to lead the EPA. He began his career at the EPA, where he worked on toxic chemical, pollution prevention and right-to-know issues, and he was awarded the EPA Bronze Medal twice for his accomplishments.
 
Blog
Dan Byers

This morning at the annual U.S. Chamber of Commerce State of American Business address, our president and CEO Tom Donohue implored Congress and the Trump Administration to come together and end the partial government shutdown. A Chamber letter to Congress highlighted alongside Donohue’s address detailed the numerous harmful impacts of the closure, which is already the second longest in U.S. history.

Blog
Christopher Guith

Past is prologue, as they say. As we look forward to what 2019 could bring for American energy, it’s worthwhile to look back at 2018 for some hints. With that in mind, here is our “look-back preview” of eight key trends and important issues that we believe will help to shape the year ahead.