Press Releases

NATSO Statement on Arizona Governor's Request to Commercialize Rest Areas

The U.S. Department of Transportation should reject Arizona's request to allow the state to sell food and fuel at Interstate rest areas, says NATSO, the U.S. association of travel plazas and truckstops. More

NATSO Statement on Biodiesel Tax Credit Letter

On October 31, a diverse group of biodiesel producers, fuel retailers, and trucking interests sent a letter to Capitol Hill in support of extending and phasing out the biodiesel blenders' tax credit, and outlining their opposition to efforts to shift the More

NATSO, Anti-Tolling Coalition Blast FHWA for Promoting Failed Tolling Pilot Program

NATSO and the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates on Oct. 20 blasted the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for soliciting state participation in a failed federal tolling pilot program arguing that tolls harms businesses and local communities. More

NATSO Disappointed EPA Preparing to Lower Renewable Fuel Mandates

David Fialkov, NATSO's Vice President of Government Affairs, issued the following statement today in response to the Environmental Protection Agency's “Notice of Data Availability” indicating that the Agency is considering lowering renewable fuel mand More

NATSO, Others Applaud Legislation to Extend, Phase Out Biodiesel Blenders' Tax Credit

NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, along with the Advanced Biofuels Association, National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA), Petroleum Marketers A More

NATSO, NATSO Foundation Tell Senate Committee of Truckstop and Travel Plaza Industry's Commitment to Combatting Human Trafficking

NATSO and The NATSO Foundation underscored the truckstop and travel plaza industry's commitment to combatting human trafficking today in a statement submitted to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation with respect to its hearing on h More

Business and Community Leaders Urge Congress to Oppose Commercial Rest Areas

A diverse coalition from restaurants and fuel retailers to city governments, trucking firms and blind entrepreneurs today urged key lawmakers to oppose efforts to commercialize Interstate rest areas as Congress considers infrastructure legislation. More

NATSO Statement on President Trump's Infrastructure Remarks

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings issued this statement today following President Trump's remarks at the Department of Transportation announcing a new infrastructure council. More

NATSO Issues Statement on Trump Administration's Proposal Calling for Tolls and Commercial Rest Areas

The proposals to toll Interstates and commercialize Interstate rest areas threaten the businesses that serve interstate highway travelers, such as travel plazas, convenience stores and restaurants. Oftentimes, these businesses are the economic backbone of More

Fuels Groups Unveil Video Illuminating Harms of Shifting RFS Compliance Responsibility from Refiners to Retailers

A new video unveiled today by NATSO, representing the nation's truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA) demonstrates how shifting the complianc More

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