U.S. Capitol Hill Update: U.S. Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill; Moves Budget Resolution
Last week, the U.S. Senate passed the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, by a vote of 69-30, with several senior Republican Senators voting in favor….

PPA Publishes Addendum to 2021-2022 Membership Directory
The PPA recently published an addendum to outline a few membership corrections to the 2021-2022 PPA Membership Directory….

New Drug & Alcohol Testing Custody And Control Form Must Be Used Beginning August 30
Last year, the Office of Management and Budget approved a new Department of Health and Human Services Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form….

White House Asks FTC To Investigate U.S. Gasoline Prices
In an August 11 letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan, Brian Dees, the Director of the National Economic Council….

FMCSA Issues Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Registration Process for Student Drivers
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) updated the CDL Driver Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse registration process to clarify how student drivers with a commercial driver’s license (CDL) or commercial learner’s permit (CLP) should register….

ExxonMobil and Chevron Aim to Produce Lower Emission Fuels
ExxonMobil and Chevron aim to produce more sustainable low carbon liquid fuels without having to spend billions to upgrade their refineries….

EMA Backs Remanding Climate Case To Federal Court
Last week, the Energy Marketers of America, NACS and National Association of Manufacturers filed an opposition to a Rhode Island federal court’s remand of a state climate challenge against major oil companies….

NHTSA Proposed Fuel Efficiency Standard Aims for Fleetwide Average of 48 MPG by 2026
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration this week issued a proposed rulemaking that would require automakers to achieve an 8 percent annual improvement in fuel efficiency for model years 2024-2026….

Coordinating Research Council Releases Study on the Cause of Accelerated Corrosion in UST Systems
The Coordinating Research Council (CRC), a non-profit research arm of the petroleum equipment and automotive industry, has released a final report on a major research project aimed at identifying causes of accelerated corrosion in underground storage tank systems containing ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel (ULSD)….

PA Capitol Report: Top 10 Stories From Harrisburg Last Week
Here are the Top 10 Stories From Harrisburg last week….

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