AFPM responds to release of new Biden-⁠Harris administration strategy aimed at tackling plastic pollution

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rob Benedict, AFPM Vice President of Petrochemicals and Midstream, issued the following statement in response to the new government-wide strategy to combat plastic pollution. Paying particular attention to the elimination of single-use plastic, the strategy announces the Biden-Harris administration’s goal to phase out federal procurement of single-use plastics.

Polling shows likely voters nationally and in battleground states solidly oppose Biden-Harris gas-car ban and consider the issue ‘important’ for 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New polling conducted nationally and across eight presidential and senate battleground states shows strong opposition among likely voters to government policies designed to ban new gas-powered vehicles and, further, that supermajorities of likely voters say this policy issue will be important to them when deciding which elected officials to support in 2024.

Coalition of energy, ag, biofuels petitions SCOTUS challenging EPA waiver authorizing California EV mandate

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, a coalition of 15 energy, agriculture and biofuel groups filed a petition for a writ of certiorari (cert petition) with the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) challenging EPA’s decision to grant a waiver to the state of California for its 2021-2025 electric vehicle mandate, a policy governing the vehicle choice of nearly 40% of Americans directly and many more indirectly.

AFPM, ACC and PLASTICS joint statement: GSA finalizes rule on single-use plastic packaging in federal procurement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) released the following statement on the General Services Administration’s (GSA) final rule calling for the reduction of single-use plastic packaging on federally supplied or purchased products.