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Enterprise TE Pipeline To Stop Interstate Distillates Shipping

July 8, 2013

Enterprise TE Pipeline To Stop Interstate Distillates Shipping

Despite protests from a host of petroleum marketers including NATSO, Enterprise TEPPCO is expected to halt interstate ULSD on its pipeline in late July, according to OPIS.

Senators Introduce Legislation to Repeal Renewable Fuel Standard

June 24, 2013

Senators Introduce Legislation to Repeal Renewable Fuel Standard

Echoing legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this year, U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) last week introduced “The Renewable Fuel Standard Repeal Act” (S. 1195), which would repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in its entirety. Sen. Barrasso said the RFS is "fundamentally broken and beyond repair," and that it has driven up food and fuel costs rather than deliver meaningful environmental benefits.

FERC Declines to Delay TEPPCO Halt of ULSD Shipments

June 10, 2013

FERC Declines to Delay TEPPCO Halt of ULSD Shipments

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has declined to intervene in Enterprise TEPPCO's decision to eliminate ULSD and jet fuel shipments in their pipeline effective July 1, 2013. In addition to NATSO and four other petroleum marketing associations, a wide range of interests participated in the protest, including airlines, trucking companies, associations, terminal operators and agricultural cooperative. Members of Congress and the Arkansas Attorney General also weighed in with the commission.

Arkansas Aims to Use Sales Tax for Roads

October 15, 2012

Arkansas Aims to Use Sales Tax for Roads

A proposed constitutional amendment on Arkansas’s ballot this November would add a half-cent to the state’s 6-cent sales tax to raise money for transportation.

EPA to Decide on Renewable Fuel Waivers

October 8, 2012

EPA to Decide on Renewable Fuel Waivers

EPA plans to decide by mid-November if certain states will receive waivers from renewable fuel requirements for ethanol in gasoline.

NATSO, Fuel Retailers Voice Support for Domestic Fuels Act

April 2, 2012

NATSO, Fuel Retailers Voice Support for Domestic Fuels Act

NATSO joined a group of petroleum retailers last week in expressing support for Domestic Fuels Act of 2012.