WASHINGTON, D.C. – This decision by the Canadian government to designate plastic manufactured items as “toxic” is unwarranted and not based in science.
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Statement from Chet Thompson: A plain reading of the RFS makes clear that Congress intended for the small refinery hardship program to be a lasting safety net. There is no “use it or lose it” provision.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United Steelworkers—on behalf of their 1.2 million active and retired members, and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, in a joint letter, have petitioned President Biden to fill the four empty seats on the Chemical Safety & Hazards Investigations Board (CSB).
WASHINGTON, D.C. - This is a poorly devised bill that runs contrary to its purported purpose of improving the global environment. Banning the export of U.S. manufactured petrochemicals and polymers is shortsighted and will negatively impact global supply chains for essential materials and products.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – AFPM appreciates the quick action taken by Administrator Regan and EPA staff to formally extend Renewable Fuel Standard compliance deadlines. In this moment, with surging RIN prices and slowly recovering fuel demand, refineries welcome this extra time and the flexibility it affords them to figure out how they will fulfill their individual RIN obligations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – AFPM president & CEO Chet Thompson, on behalf of United States refineries, today sent an appeal to new EPA Administrator Michael Regan urging him to take swift action on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) by extending compliance deadlines and setting achievable targets for the current and coming years.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, AFPM issued the following statement in response to an announcement from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it supports the January 2020 ruling from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers has released its first sustainability report. Detailing the ongoing commitment of U.S. refiners and petrochemical companies to operating sustainably, the report demonstrates how these industries are advancing solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges while delivering products growing global populations need to thrive.