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Letter from Robert Greco to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy regarding legal authority to increase 2014 Biomass-Based Diesel Fuel Standard (September 26, 2014)

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Letter from Robert Greco to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to remind the EPA that it lacks the authority to increase the biomass-based diesel standard in 2014 and is legally required to follow the express language of the Clean Air Act when setting the final standards for 2014.

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API Comments to SEC regarding payment disclosure rulemaking (November 7, 2013)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is pleased to provide comments on the rulemaking the Securities and Exchange Commission will resume to implement section 13(q) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“the Exchange Act”), relating to disclosure of payments by resource extraction issuers.

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Senators Warner and Kaine request updated seismic testing timeline from DOI (October 28, 2013)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

We write to request an updated timeline for the programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for geological and geophysical activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf. We understand that a Record of Decision has been pushed back from fall 2013 to spring 2014.

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Isakower letter to Upton and Green in support of support for HR 3301, “North American Infrastructure Act” (October 29, 2013)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

On behalf of the American Petroleum Institute, I write today to express support for HR 3301, “North American Infrastructure Act”. API welcomes your legislation which promotes North American energy security by removing permitting roadblocks and implementing a fair, standardized approval process for energy projects that cross U.S. borders.

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Oil and natural gas trade associations' letter to Speaker John Boehner supporting the passage of H.R. 2728 (November 13, 2013)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

We support the passage of H.R. 2728, the Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act, because states have and will continue to be in the best position to regulate and this bill acknowledges the strong role state regulation of oil and natural gas operations, including hydraulic fracturing, has played in this new energy revolution.

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Coalition letter to Max Baucus endorses a pro-growth tax code (December 13, 2013)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Oil and natural gas associations endorse a pro-growth tax code that promotes domestic investment, job creation and energy production. While we respect and appreciate your efforts to make the tax code less complicated and more competitive, your recent discussion draft on cost recovery and tax accounting raises significant concern among our member companies.

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API and AFPM Comments to EPA Regarding 2014 Standards for RFS (January 28, 2014)

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The American Petroleum Institute (API) and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) submitted comments to the recently published Proposed Rulemaking on the 2014 Standards for the Renewable Fuel Standard Program.

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API Comments on EPA's Proposed Refinery Section Rule (August 5, 2014)

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Matthew Todd presented API's Comments on: EPA’s Petroleum Refinery Sector Risk and Technology Review and New Source Performance Standards at an EPA Public Hearing, Galena Park, TX.

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DOT/PHMSA Letter to Jack Gerard On Recent Railroad Incidents and Concerns About Safety (January 3, 2014)

Monday, August 4, 2014

Letter to Jack Gerard from Cynthia Quarterman regarding recent railroad incidents and resulting fires, in North Dakota, Alabama, and Quebec and concerns about safety risks associated with transportation of crude oil.

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Department of Transportation Letter Regarding Call to Action on Rail Safety Meeting (January 22, 2014)

Monday, August 4, 2014

Letter from Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation to Edward Hamberger, Jack Gerard, and Richard Timmons in regarding to the January 16 Call to Action meeting on rail safety.


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