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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, issued the following statement today regarding the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to grant the final easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline:

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, issued the following statement today regarding President Trump’s announced Executive Orders on accelerating infrastructure:

“For too long, private infrastructure investment has been held hostage by government interference driven by fringe interests. Today’s Executive Orders on the Dakota Access pipeline and Keystone XL pipeline demonstrate that we finally have an administration that is serious about putting American energy to work for the entire economy.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to President Obama’s action withdrawing large sections of the outer continental shelf for oil and gas exploration, Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, issued the following statement:

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Annual Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk Shows Best Scores in 20 Years

WASHINGTON, D.C. — America’s energy security is at its strongest point in two decades, according to the latest edition of the U.S. Chamber Institute for 21st Century Energy’s Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk. 

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision supported by the Obama administration to deny the final easement needed for the Dakota Access pipeline, Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st  Century Energy, issued the following statement:

“The Obama administration sent a clear message: if your special interest-funded protest is loud enough and has enough celebrities tweeting their support, then the rule of law and the facts no longer matter.