As we progress through 2019, one thing that has remained consistent is that U.S. ethanol consumption and blending are higher this year than they have ever been — a sign that small-refinery hardship waivers exempting some qualified facilities from Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) blending obligations have not destroyed demand for ethanol.
More Than 100 Refinery Workers, Union Members, Trades and Supporters Rally in Ohio Asking President Trump to Protect Refining and Manufacturing Jobs
TOLEDO, OHIO – More than one hundred refinery workers, labor leaders, and elected officials from key battleground states Ohio and Michigan gathered today in Toledo.
A major labor union — the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers — is urging President Trump not to put union jobs at risk by increasing federal biofuel blending obligations for refiners.
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.
The biofuel industry, facing poor margins due to overproduction and declining exports, is trying various tactics to force more ethanol and biodiesel into the U.S. fuel supply.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chet Thompson, President and CEO of the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers, issued the following statement regarding the EPA’s decision to grant 31 Small Refinery Exemptions for 2018 under the Renewable Fuel Standard.
The Renewable Fuels Association has issued a carefully worded advertisement, omitting or mischaracterizing critical details about the fuel market and the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), as well as about the Small Refinery Exemptions (SRE) designed by Congress as a required component of the RFS.
A legal representative for numerous U.S. small refineries has submitted a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency opposing calls for the agency to share confidential business information of small refineries with the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.