United Steelworkers & AFPM Urge President Biden to Prioritize CSB Funding, Appointments

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) and to use the President’s forthcoming FY 2022 budget proposal to recommend proper funding to support the important work and mission of the CSB.

What They’re Saying: The Importance of the Line 5 Pipeline to the U.S. & Canada

The Line 5 pipeline plays a critical role in ensuring the United States and Canada continue to have access to affordable fuels, propane and other refined products. Union, political and business leaders on both sides of the border are emphasizing the critical role of the Line 5 pipeline and calling for it to remain open until its replacement can be completed:

Refiners Welcome EPA Decision on RFS Compliance Deadlines

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.

AFPM Urges Administrator Regan to Take Decisive Action on RFS

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.