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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Press ReleaseApr 28, 2017 - 11:15am

U.S. Chamber’s Energy Institute Praises Trump Administration Efforts to Expand Offshore Energy Development

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, today issued the following statement regarding efforts by the Trump administration to expand offshore energy development:

Press ReleaseApr 24, 2017 - 9:15am

New U.S. Chamber Report Demonstrates Need for Northeast Pipelines

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The lack of pipeline infrastructure in the northeast has resulted in some of the highest electricity rates in the nation for families and business—and it will only get worse, according to a new report by the U.S.

Press ReleaseMar 27, 2017 - 11:00pm

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Praises President Trump’s Commitment to Making Regulatory Relief and Energy Security a Top Priority

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today on President Trump’s Energy Independence executive order:

Press ReleaseMar 24, 2017 - 7:30am

U.S. Chamber: Keystone XL Pipeline Will Improve Energy Security, Create Jobs and Economic Growth

Today’s Decision Shows Investors that ‘Things Have Changed in Washington’ WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today following the Trump administration’s approval of the Keystone XL pipeline’s presidential permit:

Press ReleaseMar 16, 2017 - 9:00am

New Report Examines Costs to U.S. Industrial Sector of Obama’s Paris Pledge

Meeting the commitments President Obama made as part of the Paris climate accord could cost the U.S. economy $3 trillion and 6.5 million industrial sector jobs by 2040, according to a comprehensive new study prepared by NERA Economic Consulting.

Press ReleaseMar 15, 2017 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber Voices Support for Re-Opening Vehicle Emissions Review

Rulemaking Under Previous Administration was Rushed, Lacked Transparency and Full Participation

Press ReleaseFeb 16, 2017 - 3:30pm

U.S. Chamber’s Energy Institute Praises Repeal of Job-Killing Midnight Energy Regulation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, issued the following statement following President Trump’s signature on the Congressional Review Act Resolution repealing the so-called Stream Protection Rule:

Press ReleaseFeb 08, 2017 - 8:00pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds Final Approval for the Dakota Access Pipeline

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:

Press ReleaseJan 24, 2017 - 12:15pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds Long-Awaited Attention to American Energy Infrastructure

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:

Press ReleaseJan 11, 2017 - 9:30am

U.S. Chamber President: Economic Growth Must Be Nation’s Top Priority

Business Community Optimistic, Realistic, and Ready for Meaningful Reform to Reignite Spirit of American Enterprise