Lowering the Ozone Standard Good for Public Health? Show us the Science

At the outset of this post, I hope we can all agree that everyone wants clean air. AFPM’s members and their families live in the communities they serve and have as much interest in clean air as any government bureaucrat...

/ July 31, 2014

AFPM Reacts to NAM-Commissioned Report: Potential Economic Impacts of a Stricter Ozone Standard

Statement by the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President Charles T. Drevna on a report commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) that looks at the impact of a stricter National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone likely to...

/ July 31, 2014

Despite the Heat, Petrochemicals Help Keep Us Cool

Living in Washington, DC can be brutal during the summer months thanks to the heat and humidity. Here at the AFPM offices, the temperature has been cracking 90 °F too many times for my liking this summer. Thankfully petrochemicals are...

/ July 31, 2014

Ethanol’s Drag on Fuel Economy – A Look at the Chrysler 300 and E85

The Washington Post recently ran my letter to the editor to correct an error found in a review of the Chrysler 300. While the letter was just a technical correction, here’s my full take on ethanol’s  impact on miles per gallon. 

/ July 29, 2014