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  • AFPM President Chet Thompson responds to President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline

    AFPM President Chet Thompson responds to President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline 2015-11-06 WASHINGTON – “We are disappointed that President Obama, in a purely political move to improve his standing with environmental special-interest groups ahead of the Paris climate discussion, decided to

    AFPM Challenges Clean Power Plan

    AFPM Challenges Clean Power Plan 2015-10-23   WASHINGTON – The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), as part of a larger industry coalition, today filed a petition for review with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, challenging the Environmental Protecti

    AFPM Goes on the Record on the Crude Export Ban

    AFPM Goes on the Record on the Crude Export Ban 2015-10-21 In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) expressed opposition to any legislation that includes new subsidies or energy taxes in exchange for lifting the crude oil export ban.

    AFPM Weighs-in on EPA’s New Ozone NAAQS

    AFPM Weighs-in on EPA’s New Ozone NAAQS 2015-10-01 Statement by American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President Chet Thompson: “EPA’s decision to lower the ozone standard is the administration’s latest blow to consumers and the U.S. manufacturing renaissance. The agency ignored the nation’s stead

    AFPM Reacts to EPA’s High-Cost Refinery Sector Rule

    AFPM Reacts to EPA’s High-Cost Refinery Sector Rule 2015-09-30 American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President Chet Thompson responded today to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Refinery Sector Rule:     “We are pleased with EPA’s multi-year assessment of our facilities that fou

    EPA Clean Power Plan Takes Authority Away from States

    EPA Clean Power Plan Takes Authority Away from States 2015-08-03 Statement by American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President Chet Thompson on EPA’s final Clean Power Plan rule: “AFPM is reviewing the rule and has not yet determined what, if any, future actions it will take. We are concerned, how

    AFPM and API File Joint Comments on EPA Proposed RFS Rule

    AFPM and API File Joint Comments on EPA Proposed RFS Rule 2015-10-21 The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) and American Petroleum Institute (API) submitted joint comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday, July 27 in response to the agency’s proposed rule, Renewabl

    AFPM Reacts to E30 Gasoline Appeals Court Decision

    AFPM Reacts to E30 Gasoline Appeals Court Decision 2015-07-14 WASHINGTON – Statement by American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Chet Thompson on the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to deny a lawsuit brought by the Energy Future Coalition and biofuel

    AFPM Statement on House Passage of TSCA Reform

    AFPM Statement on House Passage of TSCA Reform 2015-06-24 WASHINGTON – The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) reacts to passage of the TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 by the U.S. House of Representatives with the following statement from AFPM President Chet Thompson: "Today’s bipartis

    EPA’s Proposed RFS Obligations Stop Short of Needed Consumer Fix

    EPA’s Proposed RFS Obligations Stop Short of Needed Consumer Fix 2015-05-29 WASHINGTON – The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) supports the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) use of its statutory waiver authority to reduce mandated biofuel volumes in recognition of the blend wall