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Statement on House Energy Bill from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

May 25, 2016

Statement from James E. Rooney, President & CEO, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

"The Chamber is pleased to see a thoughtful energy bill come from House leaders," said James E. Rooney, president & CEO of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. "Based on the analysis of our energy policy report, we are happy to see that the legislation provides for a competitive procurement process and appreciate that the bill allows for the options of hydro and wind in a competitive market. We remain focused on constraining costs for ratepayers and would like this issue to remain at the forefront of the decision-making process. We look forward to being a part of discussions that will help with the refinement process."