Heath Knakmuhs, senior director of Policy at the Institute for 21st Century Energy, and Sean Hackbarth provide an overview of the Chamber’s legal concerns with EPA’s power plant regulations. He gives an eyewitness account of Monday’s oral arguments at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. The Chamber is leading an economy wide coalition challenging the legality of the regulations on behalf of businesses, consumers and families.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the en banc U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Chamber and more than 160 other trade associations representing nearly every sector of the economy, businesses, labor unions, and states who are challenging EPA’s unlawful attempt to take over America’s electricity and energy sectors. U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue released the following statement ahead of the arguments heard inState of West Virginia, et al. v. EPA:
Chambers of Commerce and business organizations throughout Virginia urge Senator Mark Warner and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine to support the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.