What’s New

January 22, 2015
IECA Supports Senate Amendment #78 to the Keystone XL Pipeline Bill – To express a sense of the Senate regarding conditions for the President entering into bilateral or other international agreements regarding greenhouse gas emissions without proper study of any adverse economic effects

January 21, 2015
IECA Comments on CFTC’s Position Limits for Derivatives and Aggregation of Positions

January 16, 2015
IECA Provides States with Industrial Company Recommendations on State Implementation Plans (SIPs) in Compliance with EPA’s Clean Power Plan

January 14, 2015
IECA Supports S. 15, the “Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act”

January 13, 2015
IECA Supports H.R. 161, the “Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act”

January 12, 2015
IECA and 161 Other Trade Associations Signed onto Letter in Support of H.R. 185 the “Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015″

January 9, 2015
IECA Files Motion to Intervene on Venture Global LNG, LLC Export Application to Non-Free Trade Countries

January 9, 2015
IECA Files Motion to Intervene on Texas LNG, LLC Export Application to Non-Free Trade Countries

January 6, 2015
IECA Tells President Obama that Unfettered Exports of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) are not in the Public Interest (view press release)

December 19, 2014
IECA Comments on Energy Conservation Standards for High-Intensity Discharge Lamps

December 19, 2014
IECA Comments on Preliminary Regulatory Determinations for Contaminants on the Third Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List

December 19, 2014
IECA Comments on National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Ferroalloys Production

December 15, 2014
IECA Comments on Fossil Fuel-Generated Energy Consumption Reduction for New Federal Buildings and Major Renovations of Federal Buildings

December 2, 2014
IECA Supports S. 2947 to Amend the Federal Power Act to Clarify the Authority of the FERC to Prescribe Just, Reasonable, and Not Unduly Discriminatory or Preferential Terms, Conditions, and Compensation Applicable to Wholesale Demand Response Resource Participation in Organized Wholesale Energy, Capacity, and Ancillary Service Markets

December 1, 2014
IECA Comments on EPA’s Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule

November 26, 2014
IECA Comments to FERC on the Coordination of the Scheduling Processes of Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines and Public Utilities

November 20, 2014
IECA Urges OMB to Rescind Recommendation to Veto H.R. 4795, the “Promoting New Manufacturing Act” (view press release)

October 6, 2014
IECA Congratulates Eastman Chemical Co. on EPA ENERGY STAR® Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Award

October 3, 2014
IECA to Congress: Australians’ Gas Bills Soar Amid LNG Export Boom (view letter to U.S. House)

September 26, 2014
FERC Response to IECA Request on Study on Grid Reliability and Costs in Association with the Implementation of the EPA Clean Power Plan

September 17, 2014
IECA Comments for the Record on House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Hearing on “The Administration’s Climate Plan: Failure by Design”

September 11, 2014
IECA States that DOE Approves LNG Export Facilities Despite EIA Forecasts that Domestic Natural Gas Prices Will Increase 134 Percent in Ten Years

September 10, 2014
IECA Estimates EPA’s “Clean Power Plan” Industrial Estimated Costs (see IECA’s estimated residential/commercial costs)

August 25, 2014
IECA Asks FERC for Study on Grid Reliability and Costs in Association with the Implementation of the EPA Clean Power Plan (see FERC response)

August 19, 2014
IECA President Op-Ed: Why Manufacturers Oppose Unfettered LNG Exports

August 15, 2014
IECA Comments on DOE Issuance of Final Procedures for LNG Exports
“Unfortunately, the U.S. Department of Energy’s final rule did not address the most important issue, the public interest criteria for making decisions. The DOE did not make any changes to the criteria on how it makes public interest determination decisions that have very serious cost impact implications for all U.S. consumers.”

August 4, 2014
IECA Comments on the Position Limits for Derivatives and Aggregation of Positions

July 30, 2014
A Manufacturing Perspective on EPA’s “Clean Power Plan” – Proposed GHG Regulation for Existing Electric Generating Units

July 30, 2014
IECA Comments on the Preparation of the 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program

July 29, 2014
IECA President Testifies Before the EPA on EPA GHG Regulation on Existing Power Plant Generators (Audio Version)

July 29, 2014
IECA President Testifies Before the EPA on EPA GHG Regulation on Existing Power Plant Generators
“The key message that we want to deliver is that we are very worried that the rule would substantially increase electricity and natural gas costs and create reliability problems, putting the manufacturing sector at risk, along with good paying jobs – all for a relatively small global climate impact.”

July 24, 2014
Deloitte Australian LNG Report Illustrates the Dangers of Unfettered LNG Exports (view House letter) (view press release)

July 21, 2014
IECA Comments on DOE’s “Proposed Procedures for Liquefied Natural Gas Export Decisions” (view press release)

July 9, 2014
IECA Supports Streamlining Permitting Process for Onshore Oil and Gas Leases

July 2, 2014
IECA Urges U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Not to List the Greater Sage-Grouse as a Threatened Status Prematurely

July 1, 2014
IECA Tells Senate Natural Gas Flaring is a Weak Argument in Favor of Expediting LNG Exports (view House letter)

July 1, 2014
DOE Denies IECA Request to Extend Comment Period on Proposed Procedural Changes on LNG Exports

June 25, 2014
Manufacturers Oppose H.R. 6, A Bill to Expedite LNG Exports

June 23, 2014
Manufacturers Oppose H.R. 6, the “Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act”

June 20, 2014
IECA Congratulates Congressman Scalise on New Position as House Majority Whip

June 20, 2014
IECA Congratulates Congressman McCarthy on New Position as House Majority Leader

June 19, 2014
Industrial Natural Gas Consumers Oppose Senator Udall-Landrieu Bill To Expedite LNG Exports

June 19, 2014
IECA: Why Manufacturers are Concerned about Unfettered LNG Exports

June 18, 2014
IECA Submits Comments for the Hearing Record to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on LNG Exports

June 17, 2014
IECA Requests to Testify Before Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on LNG Exports

June 17, 2014
IECA Supports H.R. 4293, the Natural Gas Gathering Enhancement Act

June 17, 2014
IECA Supports H.R. 1587, the Energy Infrastructure Improvement Act

June 12, 2014
IECA Requests Extended Comment Period on Proposed Procedural Changes on LNG Exports

June 10, 2014
IECA Urges FERC to Seek Rehearing En Banc (Order 745)

June 10, 2014
IECA Supports H.R. 4795, the Promoting New Manufacturing Act
“The permitting process is antiquated, time consuming, expensive, and fails to meet the challenges faced today by U.S. industry who are in fierce competition with global competitors.”

June 2, 2014
IECA States that EPA GHG Regulation on Existing Power Plant Generators Raises Significant Costs and Reliability Concerns

May 30, 2014
IECA Cautiously Supports DOE Changes to LNG Export Decisions

May 9, 2014
IECA Comments on EPA’s Proposed Rule Entitled “Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units”

May 8, 2014
22 Senators Send Letter to Obama on LNG Exports
“We write to express our concern regarding the impact that large-scale exports of natural gas could have on American consumers and businesses.”

May 6, 2014
IECA Tells U.S. Senate that LNG Market Signal to Putin Has Already Been Sent

April 29, 2014
IECA Rebuttal to H.R. 6 – False Claims of Sending Market Signal in Support of NATO Allies (view press release)

April 28, 2014
IECA States that Manufacturers Oppose H.R. 6

April 15, 2014
Australian Nitrogen Fertilizer CEO Confirms Unfettered LNG Exports Have Tripled Natural Gas Prices

April 9, 2014
IECA States that a Vote For H.R. 6 Is a Vote Against Manufacturing

April 8, 2014
IECA Urges Congress to Vote Against H.R. 6
“Even before the first shipment of LNG has been made, EIA AEO 2014 forecasts industrial prices to rise to $6.63 per million Btu, a 76 percent increase by 2019 versus 2012.”

April 8, 2014
Eastman Chemical Co., CalPortland, Saint-Gobain, and Corning Inc. Win EPA ENERGY STAR© Partner of the Year Awards

March 28, 2014
IECA Warns Congress that the Australian LNG Export Story Should Sound As A Warning To U.S. Policymakers

March 25, 2014
IECA Comments on House Committee on Foreign Affairs Hearing on The Geopolitical Potential of the U.S. Energy Boom

March 25, 2014
IECA Comments on Senator Barrasso Amendment – Ukraine Has More Supply Years of Proven Natural Gas Reserves than the U.S.!

March 24, 2014
IECA Comments on Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Hearing on Importing Energy, Exporting Jobs. Can it be Reversed

March 24, 2014
IECA Comments on House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Hearing on H.R. 6, the “Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act”

March 24, 2014
IECA Requests Opportunity to Testify During Hearing on Exports

March 21, 2014
IECA Opposes H.R. 6 – An Anti-Consumer Bill which Imposes an OPEC Tax on Every U.S. Consumer (view press release)

March 20, 2014
IECA Sends Letter to U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus – Ensuring a “Level Playing Field” for American Businesses

March 5, 2014
IECA Supports Amicus Brief: Challenge to EPA Regional Haze Program

March 5, 2014
IECA and 60 Organizations Support H.R. 2641, the “Responsibly And Professionally Invigorating Development (RAPID) Act of 2013”

March 5, 2014
IECA Tells Congress to Export Hydraulic Fracturing Technology to Ukraine to Weaken Putin – Not U.S. LNG (view press release)

March 3, 2014
IECA Supports H.R. 3826, the “Electricity Security and Affordability Act”

February 27, 2014
IECA Congressional Communication – Australia Power Company Turning Back to Coal, Due to Rapid LNG Exports

February 26, 2014
IECA Comments on OMB’s Technical Update of the Social Cost of Carbon for Regulatory Impact Analysis

February 25, 2014
IECA and 115 Trade Associations Support H.R. 2804, the “Achieving Less Excess in Regulation and Requiring Transparency (ALERRT) Act”

February 21, 2014
IECA Supports FERC Investigation into Winter Gas-Electric Reliability and Price Spikes

February 19, 2014
IECA Annual Industrial Energy Efficiency Survey Results

February 18, 2014
Letter from Senator Carl Levin to DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on LNG Exports
“U.S. manufacturers and consumers of natural gas may be harmed by higher prices and placed at a competitive disadvantage if natural gas exports are authorized to countries with whom the United States does not have enforceable Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) to provide a level playing field for U.S. exporters.”

February 11, 2014
IECA Comments on DOE’s Approval of Sixth LNG Export Application to Non-Free Trade Countries – Cameron LNG

February 10, 2014
IECA Comments on the CFTC Proposed Speculative Position Limits Rule

February 10, 2014
IECA and 35 Trade Associations Comment on the CFTC Proposed Speculative Position Limits Rule

February 6, 2014
IECA Urges Secretary Moniz to Take “Time-Out” – LNG Export Approvals to Non-Free Trade Countries (view press release)

February 4, 2014
IECA Responds to E&C Committee’s LNG Report – Report Disappoints U.S. Manufacturing

January 27, 2014
Dodd-Frank: IECA Urges CFTC Rulemaking on Swap Dealer De-Minimis Level

January 15, 2014
EPA Responds to IECA President Regarding the Boiler MACT Rule

January 13, 2014
IECA Supports H.R. 3826, the “Electricity Security and Affordability Act”
“H.R. 3826 would ensure that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations are done in a reasonable and environmentally responsible manner that will result in a more cost-effective regulatory approach.”

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