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AFPM statement on the expiration of the CFATS program

"AFPM is extremely disappointed that the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program was allowed to expire and strongly urges the Senate to pass H.R. 4470 as soon as possible so that our members can resume their longstanding, collaborative relationship with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) via the CFATS program. Our industries remain committed to providing the best security possible while the program’s regulations remain unauthorized.."

AFPM statement and letter in support of House bills to stop government vehicle bans, attempts to electrify the RFS

“Just as we were proud to testify in support of these bills last month, AFPM is proud to support the legislation being marked up today...As members review these bills carefully, appreciating exactly what they do and do not do, the choice to support them should be obvious, especially for those with fuel and petrochemical manufacturing facilities in their districts.” – Chet Thompson, AFPM President & CEO

AFPM Honors Facilities with Outstanding Safety Practices

AFPM has announced the winners of the 2022 Annual Safety Awards, part of the refining and petrochemical industries ongoing mission and commitment to enhance and recognize outstanding workplace safety. The awards are part of a comprehensive program developed by the AFPM Safety and Health Committee to promote safe operations in the refining and petrochemical industries and recognize facilities that have outstanding occupational and process safety performance.

AFPM: EPA vehicle proposal will “effectively ban gasoline and diesel vehicles,” advantaging China

AFPM President and CEO Chet Thompson issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposal of light- and heavy-duty vehicle GHG emission standards: "EPA's proposal to effectively ban gasoline and diesel vehicles is bad for consumers, the environment, our freedom of mobility and U.S. national security. It’s unconscionable that the Administration would propose this knowing full well that China controls 80% of global battery production capacity..."