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July 12, 2017
Washington, D.C. (July 12, 2017) – Today, more than 100 small business leaders sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging the President to ensure that the re-negotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and other global trade pacts does not allow foreign multinational corporations to attack U.S. laws... read more
July 10, 2017
Ahead of the Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality on July 12, ASBC urges the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to protect Open Internet Rules. If the rules are allowed to change as proposed, major internet service providers (ISPs) will gain unprecedented control over the content customers see online and what they charge... read more
July 5, 2017
ASBC and its colleagues at Companies for Safer Chemicals sent a letter to Chairperson Bill Quirk of the California Assembly's Environmental Safety & Toxic Materials Committee in support of Senate Bill 258. This bill will require manufacturers of cleaning products to disclose the ingredients in their products to consumers on... read more
June 29, 2017
If we were being truthful, President Trump’s ‘Energy Week’ would be more accurately titled ‘Carbon Intensive Fuels Week’. The Administration’s emphasis on ‘energy dominance’ is an open invitation to the coal, oil and gas industries to expand drilling in sensitive offshore areas, National Parks and suburban communities.... read more
June 29, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (June 27, 2017) -- In response to the Trump Administration’s announced decision to roll back the Clean Water Rule, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, released the following statement. It may be attributed to Richard Eidlin... read more
June 22, 2017
ASBC recently sponsored a visit between Carol Shea Porter, (D, NH-01) and five business leaders to discuss action on climate change at the federal level.Business leaders shared their stories of climate change’s impact and the need for broad, federal engagement. Congresswoman Shea Porter offered her perspective on the necessary... read more
June 22, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2017)—A new bill has been proposed by the Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate to make changes to the nation’s healthcare insurance system under Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The proposal would cut Medicaid payments, decrease subsidies for low and middle income families, and give... read more
June 21, 2017
The Joint Committee on Transportation, Utilities, and Energy (TUE) in Massachusetts discussed two carbon fee proposals this week. ASBC is a strong supporter of these efforts to set up systems for pricing carbon.Climate change directly threatens our economy. Rising sea levels and extreme weather jeopardize the state’s vital... read more
June 20, 2017
Kyle Tafuri, senior sustainability advisor at the Hackensack University Medical Center (an ASBC member) and Richard Eidlin ASBC's VP of policy, wrote an op-ed in Becker's Hospital Review in support of the Clean Power Plan.
June 7, 2017
Ad Age listed ASBC as one of the leading groups standing by the Paris Agreement after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the climate pact.


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