Laura Berkey-Ames

All posts by Laura Berkey-Ames

Laura Berkey-Ames is the Manager of Government Relations for AFPM. To learn more about AFPM, visit AFPM.org.

FAA Reauthorization Takes Flight – Includes Buzzworthy Drone Language

Drones are cutting edge technology that have received an uptick in attention over the last couple of years—gaining notoriety despite their beneficial commercial and recreational uses. The occasional unauthorized flight over secure areas can cause a heightened sense of alert,...

/ February 23, 2016

An American Tragedy: President Obama Rejects KXL Pipeline

The Keystone XL (KXL) Pipeline has been in limbo for over seven years—until today. In an unfortunate, yet expected turn of events, President Obama formally rejected the project. For those eternal optimists out there who tirelessly advocated in favor of...

/ November 6, 2015

Keystone XL Pipeline: Progress Going Nowhere

Another year, another Keystone XL (KXL) Pipeline anniversary. It is hard to believe that we’re at the seven year mark since TransCanada first submitted its application to the US State Department.

/ September 15, 2015

An American Tragedy: President Obama Rejects KXL Pipeline

The Keystone XL (KXL) Pipeline has been in limbo for almost seven years—until today. In an unfortunate yet expected turn of events, President Obama formally rejected the project. Some of those eternal optimists out there who tirelessly advocated in favor...

/ August 26, 2015