Environment & Energy Committee

 

PURPOSE: 

The purpose of the Environment & Energy Committee is to develop industry-wide consensus and leadership positions on a wide range of issues important to engineering firms operating in energy, water and other environmental markets; undertake a proactive legislative and regulatory advocacy program; develop public and private market programs of interest to the membership; and communicate with the ACEC membership on environmental and energy issues that affect their businesses.

 

2017-2018 GOALS:

  1. Increase ACEC's visibility on the Hill on environmental and energy issues.
  2. Promote passage of a comprehensive energy policy and legislation.
  3. Promote passage of a new WRDA bill and other initiatives to fund water infrastructure.
  4. Promote a national energy infrastructure agenda.
  5. Promote ACEC interests in legislation and environmental regulation related to climate change, clean energy, and sustainability.
  6. Collaborate with other associations and client organizations to promote ACEC's water, environmental and energy agenda; and support PR efforts to promote the benefits of infrastructure investment.
  7. Collaborate with ACEC coalitions, committees and state Member Organizations to address relevant legislation, regulations, and issues of joint concern within public and private markets.
  8. Engage federal agencies (e.g., EPA, DOE) on Superfund and other hazardous waste issues, critical infrastructure protection and resiliency, funding for water infrastructure, and other industry priorities.
  9. When considering support of legislation and policies, assess appropriate balance of resource utilization and protection.
  10. Advocate for actions to preserve certainty of the permitting process (e.g., NEPA).

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For more information:
Lynn Schloesser
Director of Environmental and Energy Programs
(202) 682-4354
lschloesser@acec.org

 

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