WASHINGTON, D.C. – AFPM released the following statement following the Senate’s bipartisan passage of the PIPES Act (S. 2299):
“AFPM commends the Senate’s passage of legislation to reauthorize PHMSA and implement important pipeline safety provisions. We thank Senators Wicker, Fischer, Duckworth, and Cantwell for their leadership and bipartisan efforts to secure an agreement. We hope to see similar bipartisan cooperation in the House and between the two chambers to accomplish final passage of this legislation, which is critical in ensuring the ongoing safe and reliable transportation of energy for Americans.”
The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (“AFPM”) is a national trade association representing nearly all U.S. refining and petrochemical manufacturing capacity. AFPM members produce the fuels that drive the U.S. economy and the chemical building blocks integral to millions of products that make modern life possible.