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NATSO Meets With OMB to Discuss Pending SNAP Retailer Eligibility Rule

November 21, 2016

NATSO Meets With OMB to Discuss Pending SNAP Retailer Eligibility Rule

NATSO met with the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Nov. 18 to discuss the Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) proposed regulation regarding Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as "food stamps") retailer eligibility requirements. The proposed regulation, which is expected to be finalized in a revised form before the end of the year, would functionally prohibit the convenience stores located within travel plazas from redeeming SNAP benefits.

NATSO Meets With OMB to Discuss Renewable Fuel Standard

November 19, 2016

NATSO Meets With OMB to Discuss Renewable Fuel Standard

NATSO met with officials from the White House Office of Management and Budget Nov. 15 to discuss the forthcoming final rule outlining the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume obligations for 2017.

EPA Sends Proposed Ozone Standard to White House

October 10, 2014

EPA Sends Proposed Ozone Standard to White House

The Environmental Protection Agency has sent a proposal for revising the current National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) to the Office of Management and Budget.

Increasing Biodiesel Mandate Illegal, API Says

October 3, 2014

Increasing Biodiesel Mandate Illegal, API Says

Increasing the biodiesel mandate under the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard would be illegal under the Clean Air Act the American Petroleum Institute (API) recently told the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to Platts.