Manufacturing

The Truth Behind a Carbon Tax

Lately, a few state legislative bodies, as well as some national political elites, have been pushing for a new way to curb the use of fossil fuels and all they make possible, through a new tax – a carbon tax....

/ May 10, 2017

Our Industries’ Aversion to Becoming #Social

A recent Pew study found that seven-in-ten Americans now use social media. This shouldn’t come as a surprise. Social media has existed for the better part of 15 years. It is entrenched in our societal fabric. Companies have invested billions...

/ March 29, 2017

Two Upcoming Events for Women in Petrochemicals

March is Women’s History Month, and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) has two upcoming opportunities for the women in our industry to network and connect with their peers. Women currently make up about 25 percent of the workforce,...

/ March 15, 2017

EPA Reminds Retail Stations About E15 Pump Labels

Retail gasoline stations may be confused regarding E15 pump labeling and Reid vapor pressure (RVP) requirements. There are federal and state RVP requirements on summer gasoline to reduce hydrocarbon emissions, because hydrocarbon emissions are a ground-level ozone precursor.  E15 is...

/ February 24, 2017