Washington, D.C., Sept. 10, 2019 — A flag is draped from the top of 1000 Wilson Blvd., in Rosslyn, to commemorate those who died on Sept. 11, 2001, in New York City, in a field near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, nearby. The other flag flies from the flagpole over the Iwo Jima statue of the U.S. Marine […]
President Donald Trump hinted last week that he was about to unveil a grand bargain that would settle quarrels between Midwestern farmers who grow biofuel feedstocks, and small petroleum refiners who say the cost of a federal stimulus program to advance renewable fuels falls disproportionately on them and is now leading to refinery shutdowns. The government program at issue […]
You wouldn’t expect a city like Detroit, where the United Auto Workers union was born, to let Labor Day pass without a parade, but this year’s is low key, reports the Detroit News. In fact, at least one group of UAW members planned a protest against UAW’s leadership. Last week, the FBI and IRS raided the suburban Detroit home […]
About the Feature Photo It’s hot out, at least in the Northern Hemisphere and around the Equator, so the President of The United States wants to invite you* to his cool and manicured Trump Doral Resort in Miami- seen here from a plane landing at nearby Miami International Airport. Photo by Dan Macy. *The term ‘You’ means […]
Dearborn, Mich. – Refineries, steel works and an automobile factory all contribute to the day’s industrial discharge into the air over Michigan and Canada. This photograph will be part of the National Press Club annual photo exhibition in the lobby of the club, 529 14th St., N.W., 13th Floor, Washington, D.C., beginning Aug. 30, 2019.
Washington, D.C. — July 23, 2019 A number of small refineries said they are getting ready to sue EPA over the agency’s inaction on their economic hardship petitions for relief under the Renewable Fuel Standard. Two refineries have identified themselves in letters seen by this reporter but not made public. A third notice of intent came from a law […]
Washington, D.C. — Sensitive, confidential business information belonging to refining companies became the subject of fresh controversy this week when a lawyer representing small petroleum refineries wrote to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler Tuesday, admonishing him to refrain from sharing the data with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which according to letter’s author, was trying to obtain it. But USDA […]