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The Energy Industry Needs our Nation’s Veterans

There are some 2.8 million veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. These brave men and women served their country on the battlefield. Along the way, they learned skills that are hugely advantageous to civilian employers, among them: leadership, change...

/ November 11, 2014

Citizens for Tax Justice could not be more wrong on LIFO

Maggie Lyons, the Director of Government Relations for LIFO Coalition member National Grocers Association, has written a guest post for Petro Primer: On October 27, Steve Wamhoff at Citizens for Tax Justice (CTJ) wrote a post entitled “Senators Defend LIFO, a...

/ November 6, 2014

In the Case of Curbing GHG Emissions Think Globally and Not Locally

A Los Angeles Times article on efforts to reduce the use of coal by California power plants highlights the overarching problem with the state’s program to cut carbon emissions—California’s jurisdiction stops at its borders. In their piece Despite California climate...

/ October 29, 2014

Changes to EPA’s Risk Management Program Unwarranted

EPA’s intent to expand the Risk Management Program (RMP) is unwarranted since the current regulation is effective in preventing serious injury and offsite releases. The small number of incidents referenced in the agency’s Request for Information (RFI), a precursor to a...

/ October 29, 2014