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By Stephen D. Eule

For some time now, we’re been touting the competitive advantage affordable energy gives U.S. industry, especially energy-intensive manufacturing. With industries in American paying two to four times less for coal, electricity, and natural gas than industries in places like Europe, we’re beginning to see U.S. manufacturing revitalize.

Press Release

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:

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Americans rely on infrastructure to deliver the energy that powers our great nation. The undersigned associations appreciate the strong steps you have taken to accelerate the regulatory process for high-value energy infrastructure projects. However, the recent loss of a quorum at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has placed energy infrastructure permitting on an indefinite hold, creating an unexpected barrier to your recent streamlining actions and threatening their ultimate success.

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BY:  Heath Knakmuhs

Without question, solar is a beneficial and growing component of America’s secure and diverse energy future.  In fact, miraculous advancements in technology have continued to reduce the costs of electricity generated from the sun, spurring a dramatic increase in solar installations.  However, the exponential growth of this industry has come at a price for some homeowners who either failed to read the fine print, or were never provided with such fine print in the first place. 

Press Release

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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