Thursday, February 14, 2019
API’s Howard J. Feldman Senior Director, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs delivered testimony for the EPA hearing on Review of Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
API-PA Executive Director Stephanie Catarino Wissman testified Tuesday, Feb. 5 before the PA House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, to give a “State of the State” regarding how Pennsylvania’s power sector has hit the Paris agreement targets (reducing emissions), a leader in job creation, has helped bring in more revenue and investment for the Commonwealth and helped with overall progress in standards of living and the economy.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Stephen Comstock, Director of Tax and Accounting Policy at the American Petroleum Institute addressed the inclusion of section 965 in the recent tax reform legislation that was meant to help address the foreign earnings “lockout” problem and transition the United States toward a modern international taxation system. As a transition provision, rules around section 965 could be approached as stand-alone guidance but API and its members believe that they should still be developed to maintain coherent tax policy and treat similarly situated taxpayers in a consistent manner.