Registration Now Open: October 8 Annual Membership Meeting
The PPA will hold its annual membership meeting on October 8. This meeting was originally intended to be a part of the PPA Fall Energy Conference….

PA-EQB Votes To Approve Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Regulations For Public Review
On September 15, the Environmental Quality Board voted 13 to 6 to approve the proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction for Power Plants consistent with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative for public comment and review by the General Assembly and the Independent Regulatory Review Commission….

FMCSA/DOT Issue National Emergency Waiver For CDL, CLP Holders, Interstate Commercial Vehicle Drivers
On September 18, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued a national emergency waiver for states, CDL and CLP holders and interstate drivers operating commercial motor vehicles….

Reminder: Take the 2020 Driver/Technician Wage & Benefit Survey
Drivers and service technicians are some of the most valuable employees within your organization….

PA Energy Development Authority Accepting Applications For Energy Project Restart Grants
The PA Energy Development Authority is now accepting applications for PEDA Energy Restart Grants to assist with the completion of eligible energy projects disrupted due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic response….

PMAA Urges Congress To Make Improvements To Paycheck Protection Program
PMAA joined several associations in sending a letter to Congress in strong support for “The Paycheck Protection Program Small Business Forgiveness Act”….

Congressional House Republicans Outline Legislative Roadmap If They Take Back The House
On Tuesday, U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced a Republican agenda that would serve as a legislative blueprint if the party were to regain the majority of the House in November….

U.S. House Announces It Will Vote On ‘Skinny’ Clean Energy Bill This Week
U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) announced the House will vote on the “Clean Economy and Jobs Innovation Act” (H.R. 4447) next week….

EPA Denies Dozens Of Refiners’ Biofuel Waiver Requests
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced last week the agency denied 54 biofuel exemption requests from refineries….

President Trump Tweets Support For E15
President Trump took to Twitter over last weekend to support E15 stating “Subject only to State approval, our important Ethanol Industry will be allowed to use the 10% Pumps for the 15% BLEND.”….

Business Roundtable Supports Action On Climate Change
The Business Roundtable (BRT), a trade association representing CEO’s of some of the largest companies in the world, announced that they are in favor of a “market-based” solution to climate change….

PA Capitol & COVID-19 Weekly Report: Court Election Fixes – Point To Democrats; Court Overturns COVID Orders – Point To Republicans
After all the back and forth about what to do on election law fixes, the PA Supreme Court stepped in last week and gave what many saw as a win for Democrats….


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