Hotel Deadline Approaching – PPA Fall Energy Conference & Annual Meeting
September 20 is the deadline to register for the hotel to attend the October 13-14 PPA Fall Energy Conference at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort….

State Legislative Session Resumes September 20
The state Senate and House will reconvene session on September 20 after breaking for summer recess. The following are bills are legislation PPA will be particularly engaged in the fall session….

PPA Welcomes Seven New Members In August
PPA would like to highlight the following new members joining the association in August….

U.S. Energy Information Administration Starts State Heating Oil & Propane Price Survey In October
The U.S. Energy Information Administration will start its weekly State Heating Oil and Propane Price Survey (SHOPP) the first week of October and end it the first week in April….

New Federal COVID-19 Program Places Additional Regulatory Burdens On Small Businesses
On Friday, President Biden announced a multi-pronged program to fight the spread of the COVID-19 delta variant….

LIHEAP Introduces Clean & Tune Pilot Program For Heating Systems
Over the past few years, subgrantees and members of the LIHEAP Advisory Committee (the PPA holds and appointed member seat on this committee) have suggested that a clean and tune program for LIHEAP Crisis clients would be helpful to help clients maintain their new or repaired heating systems and decrease the number of return customers….

U.S. House Committee Proposes $1 Billion To Support Higher Biofuel Blends Infrastructure
The U.S. House Agriculture Committee proposed a $1 billion USDA program to push E10 and B20 plus blends into the motor and heating fuels market which Congressional Democrats hope to include in a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package….

EMA Urges U.S. House Tax Committee To Continue Stepped-Up Basis
Last week, EMA joined other members of the Family Business Estate Tax Coalition in a letter to Ways and Means Committee Chairman Neal and Ranking Member Brady to state our unequivocal support for the continuation of stepped-up basis….

Congressional Update: $3.5 Trillion Budget; Debt Ceiling; EVs; Tax Changes
U.S. House Committees continue to markup their respective portions of the Build Back Better Act, the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package that includes Democratic priorities not included in the Senate-passed infrastructure bill….

EPA Issues New Guidance On Protection & Recovery for USTs, ASTs Subject To Wildfire Threat
The EPA’s Office of Underground Storage Tanks (OUST) has just released a new guidance document to help prepare and protect both UST and AST systems from wildfires….

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

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