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RFS: High Cost, No Benefit

There is no doubt that Congress had the best of intentions when it enacted the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2005 and expanded it in 2007. At a time of growing imports, seeking to achieve energy independence through renewable fuels was...

/ July 14, 2014

AFPM Comments on Proposed Petroleum Refinery Sector Risk and Technology Review and New Source Performance Standards

AFPM Vice President of Regulatory Affairs David Friedman provided comments at an EPA public hearing in Wilmington, CA on July 16, 2014. AFPM appreciates the opportunity today to discuss our views on the EPA’s proposed refinery Risk and Technology Review rule....

/ July 14, 2014

Toxic Media Language

I object. “Toxic,” which is a perfectly good word, is being misused in the media where it is used most often to simply demonize chemicals and hydrocarbons. Toxic is commonly used as a synonym for “dangerous” or “life threatening” without...

/ July 9, 2014