U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, joined by fifteen other trade associations, filed a motion asking the U.S. Supreme Court for a stay of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) carbon regulations for the electricity sector while the regulations are under review by the courts.

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WASHINGTON, D.C.— In response to the Obama administration’s announcement today that it will be halting all coal leases on federal lands, Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy issued the following statement:

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Homegrown Energy Production and Oil Exports Help Reduce Risk

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The 2015 edition of the Annual Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk published by the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy demonstrates that growth in domestic energy production has had material benefits to U.S. energy security.

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EPA's Costly Rule Will Slow Economic Development and Burden Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, joined by other national business groups, will file a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rule lowering the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone to 70 parts per billion (ppb).

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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 President Obama’s veto of the resolutions under the Congressional Review Act, which would prohibit the EPA from implementing new greenhouse gas power plant regulations: