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WASHINGTON, D.C. — America’s energy security improved for the sixth consecutive year in 2017 and neared a modern-day best, according to the Global Energy Institute’s 2018 Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk released today.

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“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.”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Energy Institute (GEI) found that the anti-energy “Keep it in the Ground” (KIITG) movement has prevented at least $91.9 billion in domestic economic activity and eliminated nearly 730,000 job opportunities. In addition, federal, state, and local governments have missed out on more than $20 billion in tax revenue.

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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: