Chet Thompson, President and CEO of the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule regarding modifying the interpretation of Clean Air Act Section 211(h)(4) to extend the E10 volatility waiver to E15, on which AFPM today submitted comments.
During a recent visit to Iowa — smack in the middle of corn country — the President announced a policy change that would direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to waive Clean Air Act rules and permit the year-round sale of E15 (gasoline with 15-percent ethanol).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) supports Senator Jim Inhofe’s (R-OK) Congressional Review Act resolution to disapprove the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Risk Management Program (RMP) rule.
The Moms Clean Air Force — a “special project” of the Environmental Working Group supported by activist like 350.org and the Union of Concerned Scientists— landed on Capitol Hill last week to oppose the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the EPA because, as they put it, “his confirmation would be an assault on health safeguards.”
Although President Obama’s controversial Clean Power Plan (CPP) has been debated at length for several months, its legal failings finally came under the microscope during oral argument in W Virginia et al. v EPA et al. in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals on September 27.
I discussed oxygenated gasoline in a recent blog. However, there are more regulated fuel parameters.