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Letter from Erik Milito to the U.S. Department of Energy regarding proposed Procedures for Liquefied Natural Gas Export Decisions (July 21, 2014)

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Please find enclosed the comments of the American Petroleum Institute (“API”) to the proposed rule of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and the Department of the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) (hereafter collectively, “Agencies”) governing “Waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act (79 Fed. Reg. 22188, April 21, 2014) (“2014 Proposed Rule”).

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Letter from Roger Claff and Amy Emmert to EPA regarding Definition of “Waters of the United States” Under the Clean Water Act – Proposed Rule (November 14, 2014)

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Please find enclosed the comments of the American Petroleum Institute (“API”) to the proposed rule of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and the Department of the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) (hereafter collectively, “Agencies”) governing “Waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act (79 Fed. Reg. 22188, April 21, 2014) (“2014 Proposed Rule”).

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Letter from Robert Greco to the Department of Transportation/Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration regarding Rail Petitions and Recommendations to Improve the Safety of Railroad Tank Car Transportation (September 30, 2014)

Thursday, February 5, 2015

The American Petroleum Institute (API) offers the following attached comments in response to the Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration's (PHMSA) request for comments on Docket PHMSA-2012-0082 (HM-251).

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Letter from Robin Rorick to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration regarding Oil Spill Response plans for High-Hazard Flammable Trains (September 30, 2014)

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Letter from Robin Rorick regarding Oil Spill Response plans for High-Hazard Flammable Trains. The American Petroleum Institute (API) offers the following comments on the Department of Transportation's Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making (ANPRM) [PHMSA-201400105 (HM-251B)], "Hazardous Materials: Oil Spill Response Plans for High-Hazard Flammable Trains."

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Joint Comments of the AAR and API to PHMSA regarding Hazardous Materials: Rail Petitions and Recommendations to Improve the Safety of Railroad Tank Car Transportation (September 30, 2014)

Thursday, February 5, 2015

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on behalf of itself and its member companies and the American Petroleum (API) on behalf of itself and its member companies offer the following comments in response to the Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous MAterials Safety Administration's (PHMSA) request for comments on Docket PHMSA-2012-0082.

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API, ANGA, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Letter to John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi supporting LNG Permitting (January 27, 2015)

Monday, February 2, 2015

Letter from Louis Finkel of the American Petroleum Institute (API), Frank Macchiarola of America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) and R. Bruce Josten of the U.S. Chamber of Congress to House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to express strong support for H.R. 351, the LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act .

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Jack Gerard letter to Secretary of Energy Moniz regarding LNG export authorization process (June 26, 2013)

Friday, January 23, 2015

API applauds the Department’s recently issued order authorizing the Freeport LNG terminal to export LNG to non-Free Trade Agreement (non-FTA) nations and agrees with the DOE’s findings and welcome this positive step towards reviewing and approving all pending applications as expeditiously as possible.

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Bob Greco letter to Senator David Vitter regarding misleading statements by Gina McCarthy about E-15 CRC testing (May 15, 2013)

Friday, January 23, 2015

Robert Greco's letter to Senator Vitter correcting inaccurate and misleading statements about E-15 research being conducted by the Coordinating Research Council (CRC) made by Ms. Gina McCarthy as part of her confirmation hearing for EPA Administrator.

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Letter to Speaker John Boehner in support of S.2440 (November 25, 2014)

Monday, January 12, 2015

The American Petroleum Institute and a coalition of associations have signed a letter to Speaker John Boehner in support of S.2440, the BLM Permit Processing Improvement Act of 2014.

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Letter from Louis Finkel to House Representatives Ed Whitfield and Bobby Rush to commend a House hearing that reexamined America's outdated export restrictions on crude oil (December 10, 2014)

Monday, January 12, 2015

Letter from Louis Finkel to House Representatives Ed Whitfield and Bobby Rush to commend the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power for holding a hearing to reexamine America's outdated export restrictions on crude oil.  Revisiting these 1970s-era trade policies is a critical step toward maximizing the benefits of our energy revolution.

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