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API calls on U.S. Senate to approve Andrew Wheeler’s nomination to EPA

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2018 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard called on members of the U.S. Senate to approve the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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New Jersey lawmakers should reject nuclear bailouts, protect consumers

TRENTON, N.J., April 5, 2018 – The New Jersey Petroleum Council called on members of the New Jersey legislature to reject legislation that would provide consumer-funded bailouts for PSEG’s already profitable nuclear plants.

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Record-high natural gas and oil production, rising wages, and new tax law to fuel hundreds of millions of extra dollars into Colorado’s state budget

DENVER, April 3, 2018 – Natural gas and oil production is a top contributor to Colorado’s general fund – a portion of the state budget. Next fiscal year’s revenue increases could top ten percent, up to $12.5 billion, according to the latest economic and revenue forecast by the Legislative Council.

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FirstEnergy should stop misleading the public on grid reliability

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018 – API called on FirstEnergy to stop misleading the public on the future of its power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania.


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Increasing supplies of hydropower is welcome news for New England consumers

BOSTON, March 28, 2018 – The New England Petroleum Council welcomed today’s announcement that the region will have access to increased supplies of hydropower through the New England Clean Energy Connect transmission project in Maine.


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API: EPA review confirms safety and progress in refinery sector emissions

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2018 – API issued the following statement regarding the release of EPA’s proposed amendments to its refinery emissions regulations based on analyses that, after significant effort and years in review, show that refineries are operating at safe air emissions levels to protect public health.

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API: Department of Commerce’s Steel Tariffs Exclusion Process Must Demonstrate Clarity and Flexibility

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2018 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard highlighted the importance of having clarity and flexibility with the Commerce Department’s newly announced exclusion process for the steel and aluminum import tariffs for U.S. companies. 

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U.S. petroleum demand near its highest levels in 11 years

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2018 – Led by gasoline and seasonal demand for heating fuels, U.S. petroleum demand hit 20.3 million barrels per day (MBD) in February. Demand was up by more than a million barrels per day from February of last year, nearing record highs not seen for more than a decade.

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API NY: Valley Lateral pipeline project critical to New York’s consumers, workers

ALBANY, N.Y., March 13, 2018 – API New York welcomed the federal district court decision to reject attempts by New York state regulators to block the Valley Lateral Project – a natural gas pipeline project in Orange County that will bring affordable and reliable energy to the area.

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API: EPA’s New Source Review memorandum provides needed regulatory certainty

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2018 – API issued the following statement regarding the release of EPA’s memorandum on existing New Source Review (NSR) regulations.

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