Energy

America is in the midst of a true energy revolution. After decades of fear over potential energy scarcity, we are now in an era of energy abundance, driven by technological innovation and American know-how.

But will we have the wisdom to capitalize on this opportunity? If we develop smart policies, we can use affordable and abundant energy to launch a manufacturing revival, improve our trade deficit, effectively increase household spending power, and revitalize America’s economy.

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Priorities

  • Support congressional and administration efforts to expand the amount of federally controlled areas available for energy production.
  • Work with Congress on nuclear waste legislation and with the administration on implementing an effective nuclear waste strategy, including the completion of the licensing process for Yucca Mountain.
  • Advocate for broad energy legislation that helps increase energy efficiency, while embracing the country’s diverse energy assets.
  • Work with Congress and the administration on bolstering funding for innovative and transformative energy research, development, and deployment.
  • Advance efforts to replace the Clean Power Plan with a durable and achievable approach to addressing carbon emissions through collaboration between the federal government, states, and all stakeholders.
  • Strive to revise the New Source Performance Standards for methane emissions from the energy industry to properly reflect voluntary measures that have already provided significant reductions.
  • Cooperate with the Department of Interior to withdraw its Venting and Flaring rule, which is duplicative and lacks statutory authorization.

Recent Activity

CommentAug 20, 2018 - 5:15pm

Comments on Availability of Draft Toxicological Profile: Perfluoroalkyls

CH A M B E R O F CO M M E R C E O F T H E UN I T E D ST A T E S O F AM E R I C A 1615 H ST R E E T, NW WA S H I N G T O N, DC 20062 ( 2 0 2 ) 463-5310 August 20, 2018 VIA ELECTRONIC FILING

CommentAug 20, 2018 - 5:00pm

Comments on Regulations for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act

CH A M B E R O F CO M M E R C E O F T H E UN I T E D ST A T E S O F AM E R I C A NE I L L. BR A D L E Y EX E C U T I V E VI C E PR E S I D E N T & CH I E F PO L I C Y OF F I C E R 1615 H ST R E E T, NW WA S H I N G T O N, DC 20062 ( 2 0 2 ) 463-5310 August 20, 2018 VIA ELECTRONIC FILING

Press ReleaseAug 16, 2018 - 9:30am

New U.S. Chamber Analysis Quantifies Energy Rate Savings and Economic Growth from Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

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

Press ReleaseJun 20, 2018 - 10:00am

U.S. Shows Strength in U.S. Chamber’s 2018 International Index of Energy Security Risk

United States Now Second to Norway on Strength of Rising Domestic Energy Production

LetterJun 13, 2018 - 9:45am

H.R. 5904, the "No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act of 2018"

This letter was sent to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee in opposition to H.R. 5904, the "No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act of 2018."

LetterJun 07, 2018 - 5:15pm

H.R. 5895, Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

This letter was sent to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives as they begin to consider H.R. 5895, Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019.

Above the FoldJun 04, 2018 - 9:00am
Global Energy Institute

America Seizes Control of Its Energy Destiny

The Global Energy Institute has worked on behalf of the energy industry, uniting the sector behind a common strategy and moving it forward.

CommentMay 24, 2018 - 10:45am

User Fees for the Administration of the Toxic Substances Control Act, 83 Fed. Reg. 8,212 (Feb. 26, 2018); Docket No. EPA-HQ-OPPT-2016-0401; FRL-9974-31

VIA ELECTRONIC FILING Mr. Mark HartmanImmediate Office, Office of Pollution Prevention and ToxicsU.S. Environmental Protection Agency1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NWWashington, D.C. 20460 RE: User Fees for the Administration of the Toxic Substances Control Act, 83 Fed. Reg.8,212 (Feb. 26, 2018); Docket No. EPA-HQ-OPPT-2016-0401; FRL-9974-31

Press ReleaseMay 07, 2018 - 9:00am

Global Energy Institute Launches EnergyInnovates to Showcase Technology Leadership

America’s rise to a global energy superpower has been driven by constant advancements in technology and innovation. Now, the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute (GEI) is launching a new initiative to highlight the advances that are improving our modern way of life.

Above the FoldApr 04, 2018 - 4:00pm
2017 U.S. average electricity retail prices.

In for a Shock? Here’s Where Your State Stacks Up on Electricity Prices

There’s a pretty wide disparity based on where you live.