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Solar Panels Can Help Travel Center Operators Cut Energy Costs [Podcast]

Concept Clean Energy joined NATSO's podcast to walk listeners through the how, why and where of installing solar panels. More

JUUL Granted Emergency Stay of FDA's Marketing Denial Order

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Alternative Fuels Council Offering Webinar on Biodiesel Blending

Alternative Fuels Council Offering Webinar on Biodiesel Blending

On Thursday, June 30, 2022, the Alternative Fuels Council is offering a webinar on what economic benefits are available and what steps to take to determine what profit margins could be gained by blending biodiesel. More

FDA Bans Sale of JUUL Products Effective Immediately

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NATSO Files Comments on SEC ESG Proposed Rule

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FDA Extends Comment Deadline on Proposed Menthol, Cigar Rules

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Lawmakers Urge Funding for Truck Parking

The Chairman and the Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee urged Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to award infrastructure funding to projects that expand parking for commercial vehicles. More

FHWA Issues Proposed Rulemaking on Electric Vehicle Charging Standards

The Federal Highway Administration on June 9, 2022, issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to set proposed minimum standards and requirements for projects funded under the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program.  More

Labor Department Launches Rulemaking on Independent Contractors

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EPA Issues 2022, 2021 and 2020 Renewable Volume Obligations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued its final renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2022, 2021 and 2020 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The agency separately denied 69 petitions for small refinery exemptions (SREs) from 33 small refineries. More

The initial grant distribution will prioritize funding for EV charging infrastructure at off-highway and off-Interstate locations.
The Charge Ahead Partnership is a coalition of individuals and businesses united in the idea that the best way to expand the electric vehicle charging network is through a competitive, market-based approach.
NATSO members should contact their state transportation departments promptly to learn about their electric vehicle charging plans and to share our industry's perspective on the plans' development.
It is incumbent upon fuel retailers to urge state DOTs to structure projects in a “make-ready” model that allows utilities to invest in the grid and distribution enhancements necessary to feed charging stations while a competitive, private market governs the consumer-facing charging transaction. 
The federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) provides $7.5 billion to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure via the National Electric Vehicle Formula Program and the Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Program. This money will be distributed via state transportation departments (DOTs).
Download NATSO’s draft Model Legislation.