U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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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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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement regarding EPA’s proposed Affordable Clean Energy Rule on electric power plants, which replaces the Clean Power Plan issued by the previous administration: 

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Utility Tax Savings to Benefit Residential and Industrial Customers, Broader Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new analysis released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Energy Institute (GEI) found that electricity customers across the United States will save billions as a result of the recently enacted “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017,” while the broader economy will create tens of thousands of jobs and see billions more in economic activity.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 2018 edition of the International Index of Energy Security Risk from the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute shows that the United States has continued its meteoric rise from 9th place a decade ago to 2nd place this year. 

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In response to EPA’s new memo to reform the National Ambient Air Quality Standards Review Process, Dan Byers, vice president of policy at the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement: