PPA Fall Energy Conference Seminar Schedule Now Available
The seminar schedule for the October 13-14 PPA Fall Energy Conference at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort is now available….

Please Participate In The 2021 PPA Employee Wage & Benefit Survey
PPA is asking you to participate in our annual wage and benefit survey to provide better metrics for our industry….

Final RGGI Regulation Covering Power Plants OK’d By IRRC; House Committee Starts Process To Block Them
On September 1, the Independent Regulatory Review Commission voted 3 to 2 to approve the final Environmental Quality Board regulation to reduce carbon emissions from power plants….

Nominate A Future PPA Board Member – Including Yourself!
The PA Petroleum Association is seeking four (4) new Directors to serve on the Board of Directors. The three year Director term begins on January 1, 2022….

Save The Date: PA To Open LIHEAP Heating Assistance Program Early This Year
PPA has learned the Department of Human Services will open the Low Income Energy Assistance Program for applications on October 18, about two week earlier than usual….

FMCSA Issues Amendment & Extension To Emergency Declaration
On August 31, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued an extension and an amendment of its emergency declaration under 49 CFR Section 390.25 effective in all fifty states and the District of Columbia….

Congressional Update: $3.5 Trillion Federal Budget Proposal Grinds On
With members instructed by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) respectively to release their portions of the proposed $3.5 trillion reconciliation package by September 15….

FTC To Ramp Up Focus On Gas Station Acquisitions
As part of the Biden Administration’s efforts to stem the recent increase in retail gasoline prices, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has indicated an intent to increase its scrutiny of mergers and acquisitions in the petroleum industry….

FDA Denies Marketing Applications for 55,000 Flavored E-Cigarette Products
The FDA issued the first marketing denial orders (MDOs) for electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products for about 55,000 flavored ENDS products from three applicants….

Reminder: Free Commercial Routing App Available To Marketers
Last year, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) launched an exemplary new Commercial Routing Assistance (CRA) app, which DHS funded and INL developed in partnership with EMA through the All Hazards Consortium’s working group, and other industry and government operational professionals….

PA Capitol Report: Top 12 Stories From Harrisburg Last Week
Here are the Top 12 Stories From Harrisburg last week [well we did have a Hurricane!]….


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