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API-AFPM Letter to Janet McCabe regarding Supplemental Comments to EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard Program (September 16, 2015)

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The American Petroleum Institute (“API”) and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (“AFPM”) submit these supplemental comments in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule entitled Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Standards for 2014, 2015, and 2016 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2017.

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Coalition letter to White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough regarding EPA's propose to change ozone air quality standards (August 13, 2015)

Friday, August 14, 2015

As associations representing many businesses, both large and small, that employ millions of Americans, and local governments in which those businesses thrive, we are deeply concerned about the harmful impact that EPA’s recently proposed rule to make ozone standards more stringent could have on the still struggling economy.

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Coalition Letter to the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources supporting “The Offshore Production and Energizing National Security Act” (OPENS Act) (July 29, 2015)

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

We strongly support the Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s consideration of “The Offshore Production and Energizing National Security Act” (OPENS Act).

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ANGA-API Letter of Support to Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources regarding LNG Exports (July 27, 2015)

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

On behalf of America’s Natural Gas Alliance and the American Petroleum Institute, we write to express our strong support for Sections 2201 and Section 2202 of the Energy Policy and Modernization Act of 2015 (the “Act”).

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API and AFPM letter with comments to EPA regarding Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Standards for 2014, 2015, and 2016 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2017 (July 27, 2015)

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (“AFPM”) and the American Petroleum Institute (“API”) submit these comments in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA” or “Agency”) proposed rule entitled Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Standards for 2014, 2015, and 2016 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2017.

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Coalition Letter to Association of American Railroads (July 21, 2015)

Monday, July 27, 2015

As defined in U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations (49 CFR 179) and referenced in the AAR Tank Car Committee (TCC) charter, the TCC is authorized under the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act to review proposed changes in or additions to specifications and make recommendations to DOT for consideration.

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Coalition letter to DOI regarding proposed regulatory changes to Blowout Prevention Systems and Well Control requirements (July 16, 2015)

Friday, July 24, 2015

The American Petroleum Institute (API), the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC), the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA), the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA), the Offshore Operators Committee (OOC), the Petroleum Equipment & Services Association (PESA), and the US Oil and Gas Association respectfully submit the following comments on the proposed regulatory changes to Blowout Prevention Systems and Well Control requirements in 30 C.F.R. part 250.

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Comments on the ANPRM Oil and Gas Leasing; Royalty on Production, Rental Payments, Minimum Acceptable Bids, Bonding Requirements, and Civil Penalty Assessments (June 19, 2015)

Friday, June 19, 2015

API Comments to Neil Kornze, Director, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regarding the ANPRM Oil and Gas Leasing; Royalty on Production, Rental Payments, Minimum Acceptable Bids, Bonding Requirements, and Civil Penalty Assessments, 80 Fed. Reg. 22148.

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API, Chamber of Commerce, NOIA comments to proposed BSEE-BOEM Arctic Rules (May 27, 2015)

Thursday, May 28, 2015

API, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, and National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) (“the Associations”) provide comments to regulations for exploratory drilling and related operations on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) seaward of the State of Alaska (Alaska OCS).

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API Letter to BSEE-BOEM regarding Arctic Rules Package (May 27, 2015)

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The American Petroleum Institute (API) submits these comments on the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) jointly published proposed new requirements to regulations for exploratory drilling and related operations on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) seaward of the State of Alaska (Alaska OCS). The proposed regulations were published in the Federal Register February 24, 2015 at 80 FR 9915 (Volume 80, Number 36, Pages 9915–9971).

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