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Capitol Hill Letter on Federal Sovereignty of Airspace

Thursday, June 15, 2017

API coalition letter to members of Congress expressing profound interested in the safe and integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or “drones” into the National Airspace System (NAS).

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API Submits Comments on NAFTA Negotiating Objectives

Monday, June 12, 2017

On behalf of its members, the American Petroleum Institute (API) would like to submit comments with regard to the modernization and renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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Industry Response on Section 232 National Security Investigation of Steel Imports

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The oil and natural gas industry welcome the opportunity to respond to the Request for Comments on Section 232 National Security Investigation of Imports of Steel.

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API Letter to the Department of Justice highlighting the need for security and enforcement

Saturday, May 20, 2017

API letter to the Department of Justice highlighting the need for safety and enforcement of protections to secure our nation’s critical energy infrastructure.

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API submits comments to PHMSA on volatility of unrefined petroleum products and class 3 materials

Friday, May 19, 2017

API submits comments to PHMSA on volatility of unrefined petroleum products and class 3 materials.

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API comments on EPA’s Regulatory Reform proposal

Monday, May 15, 2017

The American Petroleum Institute (API) provided comments to the U.S. Environmental protection Agency in response to the EPA’s solicitation of input from the public to inform its Regulatory Reform Task Force’s evaluation of existing regulations.

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Comments filed on Ozone Transport Region agreeing with EPA's Proposal to Not Expand

Monday, May 15, 2017

Comment on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Proposed Response to the December 9, 2013 Clean Air Act §176A Petition from Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont (82 Fed. Reg. 6,509 (Jan. 19, 2017)

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Jack Gerard Letter to U.S. Senate on CRA Resolution to Revoke Bureau of Land Management's Methane Rule

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The American Petroleum Institute (API) strongly supports H.J. Res. 36, the Congressional Review Act (CRA) disapproval resolution of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) “Methane and Waste Prevention” rule. Please find below and attached a letter of support from API President and CEO Jack Gerard for H.J. Res. 36, which was approved by the House of Representatives in February. Methane emissions from natural gas and oil production are declining even as production soars, and we share Interior Secretary Zinke’s commitment to reducing waste and ensuring the fair return for the taxpayer, which will continue to be within the BLM’s authority should the CRA disapproval resolution be approved by the Senate. We ask the Senate to approve this resolution.

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API's Letter to Scott Pruit Regarding Reconsideration of Oil and Natural Gas Sector Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources

Monday, May 1, 2017

The American Petroleum Institute sent a May 1, 2017, letter to Scott Pruitt regarding the agency’s intent to convene a proceeding for reconsideration of the Final Rule, “Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources,” which was published on June 3, 2016 (81 FR 35824).

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Kyle Isakower comments to Commerce Dept. regarding Domestic Manufacturing Regulations

Monday, April 3, 2017

The American Petroleum Institute (“API”) is pleased to provide comments to the Department of Commerce on the Request for Information (RFI) on the Impact of Federal Regulations on Domestic Manufacturing.

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