PPA Fall Energy Conference Canceled; Virtual Membership Meeting In October
The PPA has made the decision to cancel our upcoming Fall Energy Conference & Annual Meeting….

Week #3: 2020 Eastern Energy Expo Seminars
Week #3 of the 2020 Eastern Energy Expo On-Demand event begins TODAY and lasts through August 31….

Limited Suspension Of Enforcement Of Fuel Oil 15 PPM Sulfur Standard In Allegheny County
On August 10, the Allegheny County Health Department announced that beginning on September 1, 2020, and ending February 28, 2021, the Department will suspend enforcement of the 15 parts per million (ppm) maximum allowable sulfur fuel content requirement for No. 2 and lighter commercial fuel oil….

PA: Applications Now Being Accepted For Next Round Of Assistance For Small Businesses Affected By COVID-19
On August 10, Gov. Wolf announced the COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance Program is now accepting applications for the next round of grants….

PA Low-Income Home Energy Recovery Crisis Assistance Applications Due August 31
On August 14, the Department of Human Services reminded residents the deadline to apply for Low-Income Home Energy Recovery Crisis Assistance (LIHEAP) is August 31….

Federal Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Payment Due August 31 For Vehicles on Road During July 2020
The 2020 Heavy Highway Vehicle Use (HHVU) tax reporting period runs from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021….

EPA General Enforcement Discretion Policy Ends On August 31, 2020
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will not extend its current enforcement discretion waiver beyond August 31, 2020, the agency announced last week….

Update On The Next Federal COVID-19 Relief Package
The artificial deadline of August 7 that Congressional negotiators had set for reaching a deal on the next round of COVID-19 relief legislation has come and gone and the U.S. Senate left town and isn’t due back until September 14….

Urge Congress To Include Liability Protections In Next COVID-19 Relief Package
PMAA urges you to reach out to Senators in support of important legislation to expand liability protections for businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic known as the “Safe to Work Act” (S. 4317)….

Former Republican & Democratic EPA Administrators Support Agency Reset
Last Wednesday, former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrators backed a plan written by senior level EPA alumni who are part of the bipartisan Environmental Protection Network (EPN)….

PA Capitol & COVID-19 Weekly Report: More Of The Same Fight For Power
Senate and House Republicans and Gov. Wolf continued their struggle last week over who’s in charge of setting state policy on how to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, so what you see here should be more than vaguely familiar….


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