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NATSO, Anti-Tolling Coalition, Battle Tolling Initiatives

March 28, 2017

NATSO, Anti-Tolling Coalition, Battle Tolling Initiatives

With the Trump Administration considering a $1 trillion infrastructure package that relies heavily on private dollars, governors, legislatures and transportation officials across the country already are laying the groundwork for new tolls.

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.

Rep. Graves Urges EPA to Withdraw Proposed Underground Storage Tanks Rule

August 5, 2013

Rep. Graves Urges EPA to Withdraw Proposed Underground Storage Tanks Rule

House Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves (R-Mo.) has asked the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to withdraw its proposed rule on underground storage tanks (UST) arguing that due to methodological flaws the agency has inappropriately certified the proposed rule as not having a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities.

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.

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.

Missourians Could Vote on Transportation Sales Tax

May 20, 2013

Missourians Could Vote on Transportation Sales Tax

The Missouri House of Representatives last week voted to put a 1-cent transportation sales tax on the ballot for public vote.

MoDOT Converts Rest Areas to Truck Parking Only Facilities

May 13, 2013

MoDOT Converts Rest Areas to Truck Parking Only Facilities

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) announced last week that it will convert two rest areas at Halltown on Interstate 44 into truck-parking only facilities rather than spend funds to meet Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) upgrades to the water and sewer systems. The rest areas currently offer parking for 37 trucks, which MoDot said it plans to expand.

More States Weigh Sales, Fuel Tax Hikes

March 18, 2013

More States Weigh Sales, Fuel Tax Hikes

The number of states seeking to generate transportation revenues by increasing sales taxes or state motor fuel taxes is growing, with lawmakers in Missouri and Washington marking the latest to introduce such legislation.

As Legislatures Convene, Tolling Remains Under Consideration Despite Opposition

January 14, 2013

As Legislatures Convene, Tolling Remains Under Consideration Despite Opposition

As state legislative sessions opened up last week, tolling continues to be an issue in several states despite widespread opposition.

Menu Labeling Legislation Introduced in Senate

September 24, 2012

Menu Labeling Legislation Introduced in Senate

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) last week introduced S. 3574, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2012.

I-70 Tolling Hits Roadblock In Missouri Legislature

April 30, 2012

I-70 Tolling Hits Roadblock In Missouri Legislature

Plans to turn Interstate-70 in Missouri into a toll road appears to have hit a major roadblock in the state legislature.

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.

NATSO Urges Missouri Lawmakers Not to Toll I-70

January 23, 2012

NATSO Urges Missouri Lawmakers Not to Toll I-70

NATSO last week urged Missouri lawmakers to oppose a proposal to toll Interstate 70 between St. Louis and Kansas City.

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