Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.
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
Business Roundtable today endorsed H.R. 702, a bill to lift the nearly 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports, introduced by Representative Joe Barton (R-TX) and championed by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI).
Thank you for meeting with us to discuss your pending decision regarding whether it is appropriate to lower the existing ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) from its current level of 75 ppb to a level somewhere within the range of 65-70 ppb
Business Roundtable welcomed this week’s unveiling of the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-WA).
Business Roundtable has long emphasized the need to carefully weigh the impact of new regulations on economic growth and job creation.
Business Roundtable today welcomed bipartisan House passage of legislation approving construction of the Keystone XL pipeline extension. The Senate earlier passed the bill on a bipartisan basis. The bill now goes to the President for his consideration.