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API Urges EPA to Step Back From Misguided Anti-Consumer RFS Policy Changes

WASHINGTON, October 30, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) today highlighted the risks of the administration’s proposal to arbitrarily force more ethanol into the market in testimony provided during EPA’s public hearing on proposed 2020-21 biofuel blending requirements. 

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API and AFPM Joint Statement on the Administration's Changes to U.S. Biofuel Mandate

WASHINGTON, October 4, 2019 — American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Mike Sommers and American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President and CEO Chet Thompson today released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s intent to significantly increase the 2020 U.S. biofuel mandate.

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EPA’s Year-Round E15 and RIN Reform Rule Won’t Fix the Broken Fuels Mandate, Could Hurt U.S. Consumers

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2019—Today, the American Petroleum Institute said EPA rulemaking to extend the RVP waiver to E15 does nothing to help fix the broken Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), and could ultimately harm consumers and their vehicles.

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API: EPA Must Reconsider Anti-Consumer RFS Deal

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2019 –Today, the American Petroleum Institute called EPA’s proposal to facilitate the year-round sale of higher ethanol blended E15 gasoline coupled with changes to Renewable Identification Number (RIN) market a lose-lose for U.S. consumers.


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API Study: EPA’s Proposal for Reforming RINs Exacerbates Broken Fuels Mandate

WASHINGTON, February 26, 2019 – Today, the American Petroleum Institute released a new study that found EPA’s proposal to reform the Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) market will only worsen program. This could ultimately harm consumers.


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