WASHINGTON, November 19, 2018 – As the EPA finalizes ethanol volumes for 2019 and biodiesel volumes for 2020 under the Renewable Fuel Standard, the American Petroleum Institute urged the agency to protect consumers from the ethanol blendwall and to continue to reject efforts by some to reallocate volumes from small refinery exemptions.
WASHINGTON, October 29, 2018 – Today the American Petroleum Institute released the results of a new national poll conducted by Harris Poll, showing that the vast majority of voters are concerned about the Trump administration’s proposal to allow the year-round sale of higher ethanol blended E15 gasoline.
WASHINGTON, October 9, 2018 – Today the American Petroleum Institute said the Trump administration’s decision to allow for year-round sales of higher ethanol E15 blended gasoline is a bad deal for consumers.
WASHINGTON, September 28, 2018 – With the Trump administration poised to make a decision that would push more E15 fuel into the nation's gasoline supply, today API Downstream Group Director Frank Macchiarola told reporters the administration needs to step back from this ill-advised course.
WASHINGTON, August 16, 2018 – Today the American Petroleum Institute reminded policymakers that the ethanol mandate under the Renewable Fuel Standard is broken and should be repealed or significantly reformed. During a conference call with reporters, API Downstream Group Director Frank Macchiarola previewed API’s comments to EPA’s proposed rule-making for next year’s RFS volumes, urging the administration to protect consumers from an outdated mandate.
Washington, June 26, 2018 – Today the American Petroleum Institute commended EPA for fair and equitable treatment of the reallocation question on small refinery waivers in the proposed 2019 biofuel obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard, but said the RFS remains flawed and needs to be reformed.
WASHINGTON, May 8, 2018 – Today the American Petroleum Institute testified at the House Energy and Commerce hearing on policy implications of electric and conventional vehicles. API Group Director of Downstream and Industry Operations Frank Macchiarola said transportation and energy policies should be based on free-market principles that allow market participants to operate and compete on a level playing field.
WASHINGTON, APRIL 12, 2018 –Today the American Petroleum Institute said forcing higher ethanol fuel blends into the marketplace could have negative consequences for the American consumer.