Hurricane Season 2021 Off to an Early Start

The official beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season usually begins on June 1, but the National Hurricane Center moved it up to May 15 with the formation of an early tropical storm in the Atlantic in the first half of the month.

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FAQs: Hurricane Preparedness and Response 2021

Extreme weather grabs headlines — from flooding and tornadoes in the Midwest, to destructive hurricanes that make landfall along America’s coastlines, to an unprecedented deep freeze in Texas.

 

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What’s New

RFS: RIN records keep shattering

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AFPM Communications
The cost of Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) compliance credits, specifically D6 renewable identification numbers (RINs), is out of control. Sales of D6 RINs for conventional ethanol recently registered above $1.90 (the highest trades in history).

95 RON Octane Standard: A Smarter Way to Cut Carbon from Vehicles

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AFPM Communications
A nationwide 95 RON octane standard for vehicles 🚘can deliver major carbon reductions in the nation’s light duty auto fleet faster and at a lower cost than any other proposal being considered by policymakers right now, especially policies seeking to force nationwide vehicle electrification.

18.6 million

U.S. refining increased to more than 18.6 million barrels per day, almost 20% of global capacity.

4 million

We create the jobs that employ more than 4 million Americans in 33 states.

$185 billion

Petrochemical manufacturers have invested $185 billion to expand operations to meet growing demand.