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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Gina McCarthy appeared before the House Science Committee on Wednesday, June 22, and the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) was front and center in the minds of many committee members.

Press Release

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 a federal district court ruling striking down the Department of Interior’s proposed regulations on hydraulic fracturing:

“The courts have once again stepped in to halt an Obama administration rule that would threaten jobs and energy security. It has become clear that this administration's legacy will be one of regulatory over-reach.

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It was about a year ago that we posted a bit of analysis on the U.S.

Letters

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than three million businesses and organizations of every size, sector, and region, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations, writes to express strong support for the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminal (MBT) in Longview, and strong opposition to unprecedented conditions in the facility’s draft environmental impact statement (EIS) calling for the purchase of carbon offsets in order for the project to proceed.

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Installation of solar on residential homes is gaining in popularity.   “Private solar” is the term used for those shiny solar panels that are popping up on residential rooftops. 

Many years ago, electric companies and local regulators created a way to credit these homeowners for generating electricity—called net metering.