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Recent Activities in Energy & Environment
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.
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:
The Consequences of Global Warming for Society and Ecosystems Are Potentially Serious and Far-Reaching
We respectfully request that the Administration change its policies on background ozone to better assist states as implementation of the 2015 standard moves forward.
America’s business leaders welcome Senate passage of bipartisan legislation championed by Chairman Murkowski and Senator Cantwell to modernize U.S. energy policy,” said Nicholas K. Akins, Chairman,