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WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s Michigan v. EPA decision:

“The Supreme Court made it clear that EPA cannot turn a blind eye when it imposes massive costs on our economy in return for minimal environmental benefit. The decision affirms the common sense principle that Congress requires agencies to consider the consequences of regulations that they impose on businesses and consumers.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — In testimony before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today, Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, told Senators that lifting the ban oil crude oil exports should be a top priority as energy legislation is considered this year.

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Media Contact:
 Mallory Micetich | NAM | (202) 637-3085 | MMicetich@nam.org
Media Contact: Matt Letourneau | U.S. Chamber | (202) 463-5945 | mletourneau@uschamber.com  

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The introduction of bipartisan legislation to lift the ban on crude oil exports in the U.S. Senate is further evidence of continued momentum to change this outdated policy, according to the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy.

U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) today introduced the “Energy Supply and Distribution Act of 2015,” which would lift the ban on crude oil exports and comes on the heels of House legislation with the same goal.

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, spoke today at a press conference organized by Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) about the importance of ending the ban on crude oil exports. Harbert issued the following statement in support of lifting the ban: