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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement regarding EPA’s proposed Affordable Clean Energy Rule on electric power plants, which replaces the Clean Power Plan issued by the previous administration: 

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (“the Chamber”) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Council of Environmental Quality’s (“CEQ”) advance notice of proposed rulemaking (“ANPR”)1 as CEQ considers revising its regulations concerning the National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”).  
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce submits these comments regarding the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry’s (“ATSDR” or “Agency”) 2018 draft toxicological profile (“Draft Profile”) for perfluoroalkyls (“PFAS”).1  A number of Chamber members have produced PFAS in the past and ATSDR’s Draft Profile would adversely affect them.  It is imperative that Federal agencies base their policies and actions regarding PFAS on the best available science and weight of the scientific evidence... 

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Utility Tax Savings to Benefit Residential and Industrial Customers, Broader Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new analysis released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Energy Institute (GEI) found that electricity customers across the United States will save billions as a result of the recently enacted “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017,” while the broader economy will create tens of thousands of jobs and see billions more in economic activity.

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has long advocated for increased transparency and openness in the regulatory process at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  The EPA has historically misinformed and misled the public by using inconsistent and opaque analytical and communication methods regarding costs and benefits. The Agency has not been transparent in how they have used those findings to inform its regulatory policy...