NEFI Announces New National Policy Agenda

Written on: March 4, 2013 by ICM

From the official Press Release on March 4, 2013:
The nation’s largest home heating oil industry trade group has announced a new national public policy agenda for 2013 and to correspond with the start of the 113th Congress and the second term of the Obama administration.

The New England Fuel Institute’s (NEFI) new policy agenda calls for an unbiased and “all-of-the-above” approach to American energy; measures to renew market stability and confidence; and regulatory relief for small energy providers.
The document is intends “to provide a comprehensive yet flexible framework for our legislative and regulatory efforts and to communicate the industry’s interests to lawmakers, regulators and the general public.”
“It prioritizes those issues that most dramatically affect our members, with the ultimate goal of preserving a strong, vibrant and competitive marketplace for years to come” NEFI says in the newly published agenda.
The NEFI Board of Directors unanimously approved the new agenda at their quarterly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 in Waltham, Massachusetts. NEFI’s agenda is revised annually to respond to changes in the political and public policy landscapes in the Northeast and Washington, DC.
To view the new public policy agenda, click here.
The New England Fuel Institute (NEFI) is a non-profit trade association representing more than 1,200 mostly small businesses that market home heating oil, Bioheat® and other fuels. For more information visit