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 welcomed bipartisan Senate passage of legislation approving construction of the Keystone XL pipeline extension. The House and Senate are expected to quickly resolve any remaining differences between their respective versions of the bill.
Business Roundtable has serious concerns about the excessive costs and limited effectiveness of EPA's proposal to tighten the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ozone from 75 parts per billion (ppb) to between 70 and 65 ppb.
October 21, 2014
The Honorable Gina McCarthy
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Room 3000
Washington, DC 20460
Dear Administrator McCarthy:
On behalf of the more than 200 CEO members of Business Roundtable, who lead major U.S. companies operating in every sector of the economy, we are writing regarding the ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS).
Business Roundtable today commented on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposal to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from existing U.S. power plants.