AFPM applauds House passage of H.R. 1435 to protect consumers from higher costs of California vehicle bans
American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President and CEO Chet Thompson today applauded the bipartisan passage of H.R. 1435, the Preserving Choice in Vehicle Purchases Act, from the House of Representatives. Chet testified before the House Energy & Commerce Committee in favor of H.R. 1435 earlier this summer.
AFPM: Reciprocal switching needed to address lack of freight rail competition & years of poor service
Today, Rob Benedict, AFPM Vice President of Petrochemicals and Midstream, issued the following statement in response to a unanimous proposal from the U.S. Surface Transportation Board that would allow for reciprocal switching within the U.S. freight rail system in order to address inadequate service.
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U.S. refining increased to more than 18.6 million barrels per day, almost 20% of global capacity.
We create the jobs that employ more than 4 million Americans in 33 states.
Petrochemical manufacturers have invested $185 billion to expand operations to meet growing demand.