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Environmental Issues

Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 8:00pm

The U.S. Chamber believes that economic growth and environmental progress go hand in hand, and that responsible business and environmental leaders can work together to grow our economy and preserve the planet.

In fact, the business community is committed to the technological innovations and efficiency gains that will continue to make our nation's air and water even cleaner.


Issue Areas


  • Environmental Quality
  • Environmental Audits
  • Surface Water Quality
  • Groundwater
  • Waste Management
  • Superfund
  • Brownfields
  • Noise Emission Standards
  • Toxic Substances and Nanotechnology
  • Disclosure of Hazardous Substance Information
  • Marine and Estuarine Sanctuaries
  • Invasive Species
  • Coal Production and Transportation

Public Lands Management

  • Land Use Planning
  • Access Roads
  • Land Surveys
  • Payments in Lieu of Taxes
  • Adjudication of Administrative Decisions
  • Withdrawals and Reservations
  • Wilderness Areas
  • Buffer Zones
  • Non-Mineral Resources (forestry)
  • Nonfuel Minerals


Staff Contact Information

Matt Hite, Policy Counsel
Environment, Technology & Regulatory Affairs Division
(202) 463-5533

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