News & Media

News & Media

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.
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.

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.

Press Release

“On behalf of all of us at the Global Energy Institute, we are extremely saddened to hear of FERC Commissioner Kevin McIntyre’s passing yesterday.  Commissioner McIntyre dedicated his professional life to the practice of law and the energy industry, with his prominence and expertise in those fields rightly recognized with his appointment and confirmation to Chair the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife and three children as they cope with this tragic loss.”

Stephen Eule

This year’s annual Conference of the Parties (COP-24) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was held the first two weeks of December in Katowice, the heart of Poland’s coal country. This is the third time Poland has hosted a COP. I attended the meeting as a representative of the U.S. business community.