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Four GOPers To Lead RFS Reform

August 1, 2013

Four GOPers To Lead RFS Reform

As the House Energy and Commerce Committee reviews the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) for the first time in five years, Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) has tasked four Republican panel members to take the lead on RFS reform.

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.

U.S. Senators Introduce Legislation to Block Ethanol Increases

February 25, 2013

U.S. Senators Introduce Legislation to Block Ethanol Increases

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-M.S.) and David Vitter (R-La.) have introduced legislation to block an increase in the amount of ethanol that can be blended with gasoline. The bill would overturn Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) waivers that allowed gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (E15) to be used for many passenger cars and light trucks, and would prohibit the agency from granting future waivers for any blends above 10 percent ethanol.

A Day in the Life of a Truckstop Operator: Michael Sibley

January 12, 2013

A Day in the Life of a Truckstop Operator: Michael Sibley

For Michael Sibley, Travel Center in LaPlace, La., work is spread between his home office and the travel plaza.

Laplace Travel Center, Poker and Plenty More

January 1, 2013

Laplace Travel Center, Poker and Plenty More

Michael Sibley, President of LaPlace Travel Center in LaPlace, La. talks to Stop Watch about how he has improved his business.

Election 2012 Recap

November 12, 2012

Election 2012 Recap

Despite the balance of power remaining the same, there will be some changes within House and Senate Committees that are relevant to NATSO.

EPA Temporarily Waives Summer Fuel Requirements For States Hit by Hurricane

September 10, 2012

EPA Temporarily Waives Summer Fuel Requirements For States Hit by Hurricane

EPA last week temporarily waived RVP requirements in eight states to prevent gasoline shortages after fuel supplies from refineries in the Gulf area were disrupted by Hurricane Isaac.

States Declare States of Emergency Due to Isaac; Price Gouging Laws, HOS Waivers in Effect

August 31, 2012

States Declare States of Emergency Due to Isaac; Price Gouging Laws, HOS Waivers in Effect

In anticipation of Hurricane Isaac, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi declared states of emergency.