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RFA sends letter to EPA regarding Big Oil’s 2014 RFS waiver request

RFA sends letter to EPA regarding Big Oil’s 2014 RFS waiver request

September 2, 2013 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association has sent a letter to the EPA, urging Administrator Gina McCarthy to reject the partial waiver petition submitted by the American Petroleum Institute (API) and American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) for the 2014 RFS. In a series of moves that are becoming familiar, the letter states that the […]

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Oil interests file request with EPA to reduce ethanol mandate

Oil interests file request with EPA to reduce ethanol mandate

August 15, 2013 |

In Washington, the American Petroleum Institute and the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers have requested EPA to reduce the total 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) below 10 percent of gasoline demand. Brian Jennings, EVP at the American Coalition for Ethanol, commented: “This request to waive the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) confirms that Big Oil lobbyists […]

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AFPM updates position on EPA waiver for cellulosic mandate

AFPM updates position on EPA waiver for cellulosic mandate

January 14, 2013 |

In Washington, the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) issued an update to its December 31, 2012 news release on the association’s petition to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to waive the 2012 cellulosic biofuel mandate due to the biofuel industry’s repeated failure to produce the cellulosic biofuel needed to meet the government mandate.

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AFPM tries to get EPA to waive 2013 biodiesel mandate

AFPM tries to get EPA to waive 2013 biodiesel mandate

November 27, 2012 |

In Washington, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers has filed a petition with the EPA seeking a waiver on the biomass-based diesel requirement under the 2013 RFS which was boosted to 1.28 billion gallons from 1 billion gallons this year.

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BIO says petroleum refining organizations lying to Congress in anti-Renewable Fuel Standard campaign

BIO says petroleum refining organizations lying to Congress in anti-Renewable Fuel Standard campaign

July 13, 2012 |

In Washington, Brent Erickson, executive vice president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) Industrial & Environmental Section, said, “Petroleum refining industry organizations are engaging in a misguided and misleading anti-Renewable Fuel Standard campaign, going so far as to provide factually incorrect information to Congress. “In a letter to House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee leaders, AFPM […]

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American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers, WSPA sue EPA

American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers, WSPA sue EPA

June 18, 2012 |

In Washington, the EPA is being sued jointly by the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) and the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) over cellulosic blending requirements in the RFS. The lawsuit, filed through the D.C. Circuit Court, comes after the EPA denied a petition filed by the two organizations and the American Petroleum Institute […]

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