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  • AFPM Files Lawsuit Challenging the Renewable Fuel Standard

    The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) today filed a petition for review with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) rulemaking for 2014-2016.  

    AFPM Reacts to U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Hold EPA’s Clean Power Plan
    WASHINGTON – AFPM President Chet Thompson issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision on the Clean Power Plan:
     
    AFPM Slams Obama Plan for Oil Tax

    American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Chet Thompson today reacted to President Obama’s final budget proposal.

    AFPM Files Motion To Intervene in Ethanol Industry Lawsuit

    American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Chet Thompson announces the association’s decision to intervene in the lawsuit brought by the ethanol industry against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) use of its general waiver authority to lower renewable fuel volumes under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007

    AFPM Responds to President Obama’s Final State of the Union Address

    American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Chet Thompson released the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address 

    AFPM Comments on Ethanol Industry’s RFS Lawsuit

    American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Chet Thompson reacts to reports of the legal challenge by biofuel producers to the Environmental Protection Agency’s use of its general waiver authority to lower renewable volume obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard.

    Congress on Right Track with Passage of the FAST Act

    The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) reacts to the inclusion of tank car retrofit reporting requirements and an ECP brake study in the Conference Report for the “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act” or the FAST Act.

    AFPM: EPA RVOs Should Provide Impetus for Congress to Repeal RFS

    The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) today responded to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) release of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Renewable Volume Obligations for 2014, 2015 and 2016 with the following statement from AFPM President Chet Thompson:

    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