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2013-06-20 16:24:12

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) applauds and strongly endorses The Renewable Fuel Standard Repeal Act (S.1195), proposed bi-partisan legislation introduced by Sens. John Barrasso (R-WY), Mark Pryor (D-AR) and Pat Toomey (R-PA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) The stated purposed of the Renewable Fuel Standard was to reduce dependence on foreign oil, enhance air quality and to...

2013-06-06 20:20:33

American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Charles T. Drevna issued the following statement on Section 526: WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "It is imperative to ensure that our nation, in particular the military, is not inhibited from using fuels produced with oil from our friendly neighbor to the north, Canada, which will reduce our reliance on imports from hostile areas of the world. At a time when our nation is worried about its fiscal...

2013-04-24 08:24:16

PHILADELPHIA, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) has named Shawn Whitman as vice president of Government Affairs. He succeeds Jerry Prout who will retire in July after a 34-year career with FMC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111101/NE97440LOGO ) Whitman will lead the specialty chemical company's global government affairs function and will serve as FMC's key liaison with policy makers, industry associations and other stakeholders in the federal...

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2011-02-01 13:30:00

Conservative senators vowed Monday to strip President Barack Obama of his power to regulate greenhouse gases, in an attempt that would cripple U.S. efforts on climate change if everything goes as planned. Eleven Republican senators introduced a bill that would stop the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from regulating greenhouse gases, which scientists blame for global warming. The federal agency has steadily increased standards on gas emissions.  The Republicans accused Obama of...

2008-06-19 03:00:33

By Snow, Nick When the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee sent 45 public land, forest, park, and water bills to the floor on May 7, the measures included closure of 1.2 million federal acres in Wyoming to future oil and gas leasing. "Natural gas prices are up 48% over this time last year, and consumers could pay as much as $85.9 billion more for gas in 2008 vs. 2007," said Paul N. Cicio, president of the Industrial Energy Consumers of America. "At a time when every homeowner,...