Press Releases

SAFE Commends Goals of Permitting and Siting Reform Legislation

Washington, D.C. – Today, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the text of a legislative agreement with Senate Democratic leaders that would revise the Federal permitting and siting process to support the transition towards an electrified future. SAFE has consistently advocated for responsible reforms to accelerate construction of new infrastructure and production of materials to end […]

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SAFE Urges NHSTA to Approve GM Cruise Petition for Purpose Built Vehicle, Origin

Photo Credit: Cruise SAFE has urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to grant the petition for exemption submitted by GM Cruise for their purpose-built vehicle the Origin. If granted, the exemption would allow flexibility in the design of autonomous vehicles (AVs) which exclude conventional features such as a steering wheel. Deploying purpose-built AVs […]

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SAFE Commends Congressional Passage of CHIPS and Science Funding

Washington, D.C. – After the House passed the CHIPS and Science Act, sending it to President Biden’s desk for signature, SAFE President and CEO Robbie Diamond made the following statement:   “Passage of this landmark legislation will help ensure America’s continued global leadership in semiconductor technology, spur domestic chip production, and reduce our dependence on vulnerable overseas […]

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SAFE Applauds Landmark Energy Diversification and Security Bill

Washington, D.C. – In response to the legislative agreement forged between Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), SAFE Founder and CEO Robbie Diamond issued the following statement: “The comprehensive minerals to markets approach for EVs taken in the Schumer-Manchin bill answer the American peoples’ calling for a solution that will end oil dependence […]

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SAFE ESLC Leaders Call on Congress to Push CHIPS Funding Over Finish Line

Washington, D.C. – As Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) seeks to move legislation to fund long-delayed semiconductor manufacturing incentives, leaders from SAFE’s Energy Security Leadership Council and American Semiconductor Center urged other Congressional leaders to join in passing the funding bill and sending it to President Biden’s desk for signature. “America created the semiconductor […]

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