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API comments in support of Castleton Commodities International

Monday, November 21, 2016

API submits comments in support of Castleton Commodities International LLC’s request for rehearing by the New York State Public Service Commission on their August 1 Order adopting a Clean Energy Standard. API is committed to competitive markets and believes that such markets produce the most economically and socially beneficial outcomes. By subsidizing nuclear generators that would otherwise be uneconomic in competitive markets, the ZEC Program directly interferes with these market signals, potentially deterring or harming more efficient generators.

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Coalition letter urge President to finalize OCS Program without removing additional areas

Thursday, November 3, 2016

As representatives of millions of consumers, businesses, workers, and citizens across the United States, the undersigned groups urge President Obama's administration to finalize a 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program without removing any additional areas. We also urge you not to take any actions that would remove areas from consideration under future offshore leasing programs.

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Fact Sheet: Industry Practices and Trends Protecting Water Resources During Hydraulic Fracturing

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

This fact sheet was released last week. Tuesday evening API transmitted to the EPA the Catalyst Environmental Solutions (CES) document titled Industry Practices and Trends Protecting Water Resources During Hydraulic Fracturing: Information for US EPA’s Draft Assessment (October 2016).

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API Comments to EPA on Draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit for Gulf of Mexico

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

API’s comments concerning Draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit for the Eastern Portion of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) of the Gulf of Mexico (GEG460000) (81 Fed. Reg. 55,196 (August 18, 2016)). These comments echo and strongly support the Offshore Operators Committee (OOC) comments on the same topic, which are incorporated by reference.

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Comments on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Draft Endangered Species Act Compensatory Mitigation Policy

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Letter commenting on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s draft ESA Compensatory Mitigation Policy, as filed August 17, 2016 in a joint effort of AXPC, API, IAGC, IPAA, and Western Energy Alliance.

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API-IPAA Comments to OIRA on Proposed New Rules Governing Operations on Private Minerals in Parks and Refuges

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

API-IPAA comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs regarding proposed rules governing operations on private minerals in parks and refuges.

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API-IAGC Letter to Bureau of Ocean Energy Management re ITR Status Update

Friday, September 2, 2016

API-IAGC Letter to Bureau of Ocean Energy Management regarding Request for Status Report on Incidental Take Regulations Governing Geophysical Surveys in the Gulf of Mexico.

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API-IAGC Letter to National Marine Fisheries Service regarding Applicant Status

Friday, September 2, 2016

API-IAGC Letter to National Marine Fisheries Service regarding Applicant Status for ESA Section 7 Consultation for Incidental Take Regulations Governing Geophysical Surveys in the Gulf of Mexico.

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API Comments on OSHA PSM SBREFA Background Document

Monday, August 29, 2016

Comments of the American Petroleum Institute on OSHA Docket: OSHA-2013-0020. The American Petroleum Institute (API) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments, in conjunction with the Small Business Advocacy Review Panel, on the potential revisions to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Process Safety Management (PSM) standard.

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API Comment Letter to BLM on Onshore Order No. 1

Monday, August 29, 2016

The American Petroleum Institute (API) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) proposed amendments to existing Onshore Order No.1.

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