NAM Files Clean Power Plan Stay in Supreme Court

Manufacturers Will Continue to Fight This Regulation in the Courts and Congress

Washington, D.C., January 27, 2016 – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued the following statement after the NAM filed a stay motion to the U.S. Supreme Court on the administration’s Clean Power Plan:

“Decisions relating to the Clean Power Plan are already being made that will have direct and far-reaching impacts on manufacturers, and we cannot wait while the courts decide on the ultimate fate of the regulation. Manufacturers are consumers of one-third of the nation’s energy, and this regulation not only increases costs for manufacturers, impacting our productivity and competitiveness, but also creates uncertainties for future growth, job creation and economic development. Manufacturers face immediate and irreparable impacts, and we will not stand on the sidelines while the legality of this regulation is debated. Our arguments are strong, and we will continue to fight this regulation in the courts and in the halls of Congress.”

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The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs more than 14 million men and women, contributes $2.09 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, has the largest economic impact of any major sector and accounts for more than three-quarters of private-sector research and development. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States. For more information about the Manufacturers or to follow us on Shopfloor, Twitter and Facebook, please visit www.nam.org.