Boaters push Senate bill removing corn-ethanol mandate – NOLA.com

By Todd Masson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on March 27, 2015 at 9:47 AM, updated March 27, 2015 at 9:54 AM The nation’s largest boating advocacy group has thrown its support behind a U.S. Senate bill that would do away with the law requiring ethanol produced from corn to be sold to American consumers. BoatUS is urging its half-million members …

Clean fuels controversy: Energy, trucking groups sue to block low-carbon standard – The Oregonian (March 2015)

Source: The Oregonian SALEM — Three groups are suing Gov. Kate Brown and state environmental regulators to block the rollout of Oregon’s clean-fuels program. The lawsuit, filed Monday in federal district court in Portland, argues the program violates the commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution by discriminating against fuel importers and regulating out-of-state businesses. The challenge is brought by American …

Industry groups sue EPA for missing Renewable Fuel Standard deadlines – Platts, March 2015

Article Source: Platts Washington (Platts)–19 Mar 2015/3:45 pm EDT/19:45 GMT   The American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers and the American Petroleum Institute have sued the US Environmental Protection Agency for failure to issue the 2014 and 2015 Renewable Fuel Standard. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in the US District Court for the District of Columbia, AFPM and API argued that …

AFPM Asks DOT To Clarify Its Position On Derailments

Source: American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers WASHINGTON – The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President Charles T. Drevna sent the following letter to Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx in response to the Department’s failure to adequately address track integrity as a cause of train derailments: March 16, 2015 Dear Secretary Foxx, You have stated in the past that the Department …