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TOLEDO, OHIO – More than one hundred refinery workers, labor leaders and elected officials from key battleground states Ohio and Michigan gathered today in Toledo to tell President Trump that bigger biofuel mandates threaten critical refining and manufacturing jobs, and small refinery exemptions (SREs) are essential lifelines for facilities facing hardship due to the mandates.
Fuel supply limitations resulting from the impact of hurricanes and other natural disasters on infrastructure, for example, can lead to price increases as the market reacts to rebalance supply and demand.
The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) and American Petroleum Institute (API) sent a new letter to President Trump urging him not to listen to “misinformation and misguided policies” from the ethanol lobby that will result in lost jobs in refining communities and higher gasoline prices for consumers.
The chief executives of Valero Energy Corporation, Marathon Petroleum Corporation and Flint Hills Resources sent a letter to President Trump yesterday urging him to avoid actions that would worsen the impacts of federal biofuel policies on U.S. refiners.