U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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Riverside, Calif.—The U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy continued its analysis of the impact of the Obama’s administration’s new ozone regulation with a snapshot look at its impact on Southern California.

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Business and industry groups call for inclusion in Paris Agreement

PARIS, 8 December – The business and industry NGO (BINGO) constituency at the UN climate talks has today called on all negotiators to explicitly recognise the positive role of business and establish a defined and recognized role for business engagement in the final Paris Agreement.

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Urges Senate to Take Action this Year

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for voting to include an amendment offered by Representative Joe Barton that will lift the ban on oil exports as part of H.R. 8, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016.

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'President Obama Has Put Politics Before the Best Interests of the Country,' Says Donohue 

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today on President Obama’s denial of the Keystone XL pipeline:

“In rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline, President Obama has put politics before the best interests of the country. Rejecting Keystone breaks two promises the president made—to put jobs and growth first and to seek bipartisan solutions.

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WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, joined by over a dozen business groups, today filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rule regulating greenhouse gas emissions under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act—an unprecedented takeover of the electricity sector. Because the rule is already causing irreparable harm to businesses and communities across the country, the Chamber also asked the D.C. Circuit to stay implementation of the rule until judicial review has been completed.