Water, Energy and Environment Committee



The purpose of the 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.


2022-2023 GOALS:

  1. Increase ACEC's visibility on the Hill on water, environmental and energy issues.
  2. Promote balanced national energy innovation policy and legislation.
  3. Promote passage of water legislation to fund and implement water infrastructure programs.
  4. Promote ACEC interests in legislation and regulation related to climate, clean energy, sustainability, and resilience.
  5. 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.
  6. Collaborate with ACEC coalitions, committees, and state Member Organizations to address relevant legislation, regulations, and issues of joint concern within public and private markets.
  7. Engage federal agencies (e.g., EPA, DOE) on Superfund and other hazardous waste issues, critical infrastructure protection and resilience, funding for water infrastructure, and other industry priorities.
  8. When considering support of legislation and policies, address appropriate balance of resource utilization and protection.
  9. Advocate for actions to advance certainty of the permitting process (e.g., NEPA).

View Committee Roster

Water, Energy and Environment Committee Community

For more information:
Lynn Schloesser
Director of Environmental and Energy Programs
(202) 682-4354



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