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Fact check: The RFS is a “mandate” and it’s due for change

The biofuel lobby has made a number of claims to muddy the waters around the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and halt progress on better aligning vehicle and transportation fuel policies. With 2022 on the horizon, after which the EPA will...

/ July 23, 2018

Letter to Governors: Reject EV Subsidy Pleas

AFPM has joined five other associations to call on the Governors of eight states to reject a recent plea from the Auto Alliance – the leading advocacy group for automakers – to increase subsidies and other incentives for electric vehicles...

/ June 28, 2018

FACT CHECK: RFS WAIVERS DON’T CAUSE ETHANOL DEMAND DESTRUCTION, OFFICIAL DATA SHOW

The corn lobby has falsely claimed recently that waivers granted by the EPA to small refiners—relieving them from the onerous costs of complying with the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)—have destroyed demand for ethanol. Nothing could be further from the truth....

/ June 27, 2018

As Driving Season Begins – Understanding Gasoline Pricing

As we head into the Memorial Day weekend, a lot of attention is being paid to the price of gasoline. This is no surprise since over 36 million travelers are expected to hit the roads across the country this weekend...

/ May 24, 2018