Letters and Comments
Wednesday, November 1, 2023
API joined with over 70 other trade groups representing diverse businesses across the economy in urging the Biden administration to maintain the existing National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for fine particulate matter (PM2.5).
Monday, October 16, 2023
API submitted comments to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on its proposed Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for passenger cars and light trucks for model years 2027–2032 and fuel efficiency standards for heavy-duty pickup trucks and vans for model years 2030–2035.
Monday, October 2, 2023
API joined with the American Exploration & Production Council, Independent Petroleum Association of America, Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma, and American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers in submitting comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding its proposed “Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule: Revisions and Confidentiality Determinations for Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems.”
Friday, September 29, 2023
API filed comments urging the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) to reconsider its National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Phase II proposal to provide greater regulatory certainty and ensure NEPA follows its Congressional mandate.
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Letter from API President and CEO Mike Sommers to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan urging EPA to adopt a timeline for the final methane rule that accounts for the reality of supply chain delays for critical equipment.
API Supplemental Materials on EPA New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) OOOOb and Emissions Guidelines (EG) OOOOc
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
API conducted supplemental analysis on the impacts of EPA’s supplemental proposed “Standards of Performance for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources and Emissions Guidelines for Existing Sources: Oil and Natural Gas Sector Climate Review”.
Wednesday, August 9, 2023
API submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its proposed regulation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from U.S. power plants.
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
API joined with 17 energy trade groups representing all sectors of the U.S. natural gas and oil industry in calling on the Biden administration to support U.S. energy security by finalizing a robust program for federal offshore leasing.
Tuesday, July 11, 2023
API joined with over 100 other trade groups representing diverse businesses across the transportation sector in urging the Biden administration to reverse course on its proposed tailpipe emissions standards for light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles. In a letter to President Biden, the organizations outlined significant concerns with the EPA’s proposed rules and the need to preserve consumers’ access to affordable, reliable and efficient transportation.
Wednesday, July 5, 2023
API submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its proposed rule to set new greenhouse gas emissions standards for light- and medium-duty vehicles.