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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Wyoming Newsletter for Sunday April 19, 2020 ( 5 items )  

American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers: Governors of Five States Urge EPA to Waive 2020 RFS Compliance Costs
WASHINGTON, April 16 -- The American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers issued the following statement: A bipartisan group of governors from Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Utah, and Wyoming have petitioned EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to exercise his agency's general waiver authority to waive Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) compliance burdens for the year 2020 due to the experience of severe economic hardship throughout the refining industry and nationally amid COVID-19. AFPM President and CEO  more

Renewable Fuels Association: Oil State Governors Wrong to Target Renewable Fuel Standard, Rural Jobs
WASHINGTON, April 17 -- The Renewable Fuels Association issued the following statement on April 16: The governors of five oil states--Texas, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Utah and Louisiana--sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency late Wednesday asking the agency to waive renewable volume obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the oil industry. Geoff Cooper, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, offers the following res  more

Wyoming Business Council: Business Council Holds Oil and Gas Industry Listening Session
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, April 17 -- The Wyoming Business Council issued the following news: The Wyoming Business Council hosted a meeting Wednesday for more than 100 oil and gas industry professionals to answer questions, take suggestions and hear concerns about current and future needs of the industry in light of disruptive changes in the global supply and widespread impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. That webinar recording can be found here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnG7K8y3Vtc). Previousl  more

Wyoming State Bar: 26 Recommended to Practice Law in Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, April 18 -- The Wyoming State Bar issued the following news release: The Wyoming State Bar announced that 26 people have been recommended for admission to practice law in Wyoming. The Wyoming State Bar and the Wyoming Supreme Court would like to congratulate these future members of the Wyoming State Bar. The following people are being recommended for admission after receiving a passing score on the Uniform Bar Exam and meeting all other requirements for admission. * Paige   more

Wyoming State Bar: Why Diploma Privilege for Law School Graduates Is a Bad Idea - A Regulator's Perspective
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, April 18 -- The Wyoming State Bar issued the following news release: Faced with the national crisis presented by the coronavirus, courts and bar admissions officials are debating how to protect the public through lawyer licensing, while balancing the critical need for access to justice and the concerns of law graduates waiting to take a bar exam that may be delayed due to public health issues. Some commentators have argued for diploma privilege, under which new graduates woul  more