The nation’s truckstops and travel plazas are among the largest distributors of diesel fuel and gasoline, and NATSO closely monitors regulatory action and industry trends that affect the supply and distribution of fuel. From biodiesel tax credits to underground storage tank requirements, NATSO is on the forefront of industry issues.
A federal judge approved 28 settlements totaling $24.5 million in so-called “hot fuel” lawsuits. These lawsuits stem from plaintiff fuel buyers’ claims that retailers and refiners violated consumer protection laws by not disclosing or adjusting for the fact that fuel expands in warmer temperatures, thereby making a gallon of gasoline or diesel contain less energy content in warmer months.
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The IRS said taxpayers claiming biodiesel mixture and alternative fuel credits against 2014 tax liability should treat the credits as though they had never expired, Bloomberg reported.
NATSO filed comments July 27 with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to the agency’s May proposal on its Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program standards for 2014, 2015 and 2016 as well as the Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2017.
The National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) held its annual meeting last week in Philadelphia, during which it considered two topics of particular interest to NATSO members: a proposal to tighten diesel dispenser filtration requirements for dispensers with a flow rate of less than 15 gallons per minute, and a proposal to create an official diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) method of sale for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).
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