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Energy & Environment

Access to reliable, affordable energy undergirds U.S. national and economic security, and a clean, healthy environment is essential for economic prosperity now and for future generations. Business Roundtable supports policies that capitalize on America’s strengths in technology and energy diversity to maximize U.S. energy options and preserve environmental quality. The business community has a special obligation to step forward and help build an environmentally and economically sustainable future.

Recent Activities in Energy & Environment

August 21, 2018
Business Roundtable Comments on CEQ Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking  
"Update to the Regulations for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act” 
Docket ID No. CEQ-2018-00011 
August 20, 2018 


August 13, 2018

Business Roundtable commends EPA for committing to improve its process through regulation and seeking public comment through this Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM). Business Roundtable shares the agency’s desire to develop more accurate estimates of costs and benefits while clearly and transparently recognizing the limitations, uncertainty and imprecision associated with such analysis.

April 17, 2017
News Release

Business Roundtable released Create, Grow, Sustain: Delivering Shared Success — testimonials from America’s leading CEOs detailing how their companies promote sustainable practices in their U.S. and global operations.

January 24, 2017
News Release

Washington — Following the announcement of President Trump’s executive action to advance the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, Nicholas K. Akins, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Electric Power and Chair of the Business Roundtable Committee on Energy and Environment, today released the following statement:

September 9, 2016

The Consequences of Global Warming for Society and Ecosystems Are Potentially Serious and Far-Reaching