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EPA and DOT Finalize Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks

August 17, 2016

EPA and DOT Finalize Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Aug. 16 finalized joint greenhouse gas and fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that require up to 25 percent lower carbon emissions and fuel consumption over the next decade.

EPA Issues Underground Storage Tank Requirements

November 1, 2015

EPA Issues Underground Storage Tank Requirements

The new Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) revised Underground Storage Tank Regulations rules have left several truckstop and travel plaza operators wondering which items in the new UST regulations will be most expensive.

Deluxe Truck Stop Hosts Senator Roy Blunt

August 14, 2014

Deluxe Truck Stop Hosts Senator Roy Blunt

Bob and Nick Wollenman, Deluxe Truck Stop, St. Joseph, Mo. hosted Sen. Roy Blunt (R - Missouri) at their facility on August 12, 2014.

API Threatens Second EPA Lawsuit

October 18, 2013

API Threatens Second EPA Lawsuit

A week after filing a lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume requirements for 2013, the American Petroleum Institute (API) notified EPA that it would file a second lawsuit if the final 2014 renewable fuel standard is not released on time.

EPA Considers Reducing 2014 Renewable Fuel Targets

October 11, 2013

EPA Considers Reducing 2014 Renewable Fuel Targets

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering reducing its 2014 ethanol volume targets amid complaints from refiners that the volume requirements exceed their ability to blend it into fuels without resorting to higher blends such as E15 that would put engines at risk, Bloomberg has reported.