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Colorado Petroleum Council: Communities depend on growing economic revenues and job opportunities supported by oil and natural gas industry

DENVER, April 28, 2017 – Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley released the following statement regarding today’s vote by the Colorado Secretary of State's Title Board confirming that the board did not have jurisdiction to set a title for a proposed severance tax initiative (Initiative #20), meaning it will not appear on the 2017 ballot.

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API New York calls on state leaders to embrace consumer, job and environmental benefits of natural gas

ALBANY, NY, April 20, 2017 – API New York Executive Director Karen Moreau called for a course correction on energy by New York’s leadership, and she stressed the important impact clean-burning natural gas can have on jobs, government revenue, and lowering carbon emissions.

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API: Science shows expansion of EPA’s potentially costly Ozone Transport Region is unnecessary

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2017 – In testimony delivered during a hearing today, API said that it agrees with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it is not necessary to expand the Ozone Transport Region (OTR) and cautions that the change could increase compliance costs and that current regulations are already working. API supports the EPA’s proposed relief to states, tribes, citizens, and businesses, through denial of the 2013 Clean Air Act Section 176A Petition. 

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API welcomes the Trump administration’s executive order on Energy Independence

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard called President Trump’s “Energy Independence” executive order an important step forward in restoring common sense regulations that are needed to advance the U.S. energy renaissance.

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API welcomes House discussion on improving ozone rules

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2017 – API welcomed the discussion before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment on the Ozone Standards Implementation Act introduced by Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas). API Senior Director of Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Howard Feldman said that the bill is a path forward to giving state and local regulators adequate time and flexibility to implement new ozone standards while protecting jobs and not obstructing economic growth.

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API urges EPA and Congress to avoid costly, duplicative and flawed ozone rules

WASHINGTON, January 12, 2017 – API recommended that the EPA use the full scope of its authority under the Clean Air Act to complete implementation of the 2008 ozone standards without saddling states and regulated entities with duplicative and costly new attainment requirements, during testimony at today’s EPA Public Hearing on the 2015 Ozone Implementation Proposal.

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API’s Gerard highlights ‘New American Energy Moment’ in State of American Energy Event

WASHINGTON, January 4, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard delivered the keynote address at API’s Seventh Annual State of American Energy event on Wednesday, releasing the State of American Energy 2017 report and highlighting the energy issues that will shape America’s economic and political news this year in a press conference for journalists.

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