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‘Energy Accountability Series’ Analyzes Impacts of Policy Proposals 

DENVER—The first report in the Energy Institute’s Energy Accountability Series finds that proposals from Hillary Clinton and other politicians to ban oil, gas, and coal production on federal lands and waters would cost America hundreds of thousands of jobs and billions in revenue.

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A few weeks ago, the Energy Institute’s president and CEO, Karen Harbert visited with business and industry leaders in Alaska. Her message was loud and clear: Alaska and the Arctic are an important part of America’s energy future.

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Air travel remains one of the most transformative inventions of the 20th Century.  Though people centuries ago long dreamed of taking to the sky like birds, it was not until 1914 when commercial aviation was born.  While air travel was initially restricted to the very rich, with very limited availability, speedy and economical commercial flights are now a ubiquitous part of modern society. 

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President for Government Affairs Bruce Josten issued the following statement today upon the White House’s release of its final guidance for environmental reviews conducted under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA):

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Stephen D. Eule

The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) was approved by Congress in 1973, shortly after the Arab Oil Embargo, and began carrying crude oil from Alaska’s North Slope south to the port at Valdez in 1977. Since then, TAPS has moved more than 17 billion barrels of crude oil, or about 2.4 times as much oil as the entire United States consumes in two years. That’s a lot!