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Heath Knakmuhs, senior director of Policy at the Institute for 21st Century Energy, and Sean Hackbarth provide an overview of the Chamber’s legal concerns with EPA’s power plant regulations. He gives an eyewitness account of Tuesday’s oral arguments at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. The Chamber is leading an economy wide coalition challenging the legality of the regulations on behalf of businesses, consumers and families.

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the en banc U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Chamber and more than 160 other trade associations representing nearly every sector of the economy, businesses, labor unions, and states who are challenging EPA’s unlawful attempt to take over America’s electricity and energy sectors. U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue released the following statement ahead of the arguments heard inState of West Virginia, et al. v. EPA:


By Christopher Guith 

Sitting here in late September 2016, it’s pretty difficult to imagine what the U.S. would look like if the staggering energy renaissance of the last decade had never occurred.  It’s almost like trying to imagine what if Donald Trump had stuck to real estate or if Lebron never returned to Cleveland.  All of these actualities are now so ingrained in our lives, we take them for granted as almost inevitable. Hindsight is a wonderful thing.

Press Release

Second Energy Accountability Series Report Quantifies Economic Impact of Energy Revolution

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The second report in the Energy Institute’s Energy Accountability Series finds that America’s economy would be much weaker today if certain politicians and special interest groups had gotten their way and oil and natural gas resources had not been developed.

Commentary & Analysis

After an extremely quiet summer, action on EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) is set to heat up again, with oral arguments in the massive lawsuit to halt the regulations scheduled for next Tuesday.

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