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emissions  energy-policy  epa34  regulations 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted December 12, 2012

Later this week EPA is expected to finalize standards for particulate matter 2.5. EPA could and should retain the existing standard. During a conference call with reporters API’s Howard Feldman, director of regulatory and scientific affairs, outlined the reasons:

  • Certain costs and doubtful benefits
  • Efficacy of the current standard
  • Questionable scientific foundation for a new standard
  • Poor coordination with other regulatory initiatives

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regulations  epa34  cellulosic-mandates  renewable-fuels-standard  biofuels 

Bob Greco

Bob Greco
Posted December 10, 2012

With the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit hearing oral arguments today in a lawsuit over the cellulosic biofuels mandate contained in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), here are some points to bear in mind

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rfs34  regulation  epa34  energy-policy  domestic-energy  cellulosic-ethanol 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 27, 2012

End it, don’t mend it: That’s industry’s message to Congress on the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS). API Downstream Group Director Bob Greco, during a conference call with reporters on problems with the program

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epa34  regulation  renewable-fuels-standard  rfs34 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted September 27, 2012

The problem of fraudulent biodiesel Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) – used to demonstrate compliance with federal mandates – continues

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natural-gas  hydraulic-fracturing  groundwater-protection  groundwater  fracking  epa34  energy-regulation 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted September 13, 2012

Sampling some of the reaction to the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed new regulation of hydraulic fracturing on public lands

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