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April 2017 Issue

Business Management

API Welcomes Trump Administration Action to Prioritize Domestic Energy Production

American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed the Trump administration’s executive action to advance domestic energy production.    “We are pleased to see this administration prioritizing responsible U.S. energy development and recognizing the benefits it will bring to American consumers and...

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API: President Trump’s 100 Days Highlights America’s Energy Renaissance

April 28, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on API: President Trump’s 100 Days Highlights America’s Energy Renaissance

American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Jack Gerard said President Trump is making good on his campaign promise to create jobs and strengthen America’s economy by removing roadblocks to our nation’s energy renaissance.   “We are...

Senate Confirms Trump’s Labor Nominee

April 28, 2017 • App Homepage, Business ManagementComments Off on Senate Confirms Trump’s Labor Nominee

President Trump’s Secretary of Labor nominee Alexander Acosta was confirmed in the Senate by a vote of 60 to 38.   During the Senate HELP Committee confirmation hearing, Senate Democrats grilled Acosta on numerous Department of Labor (DOL) regulations,...

API Recognizes Chevron Pipe Line Company and Portland Pipe Line Corporation with Distinguished Safety and Environmental Awards

April 27, 2017 • App Homepage, Business ManagementComments Off on API Recognizes Chevron Pipe Line Company and Portland Pipe Line Corporation with Distinguished Safety and Environmental Awards

The American Petroleum Institute (API) awarded its 2016 Distinguished Safety and Environmental Award to Chevron Pipe Line Company and Portland Pipe Line Corporation. This is API’s highest safety and environmental performance award for pipeline operators,...

Retailers Agree with Trump That Lowering Business Taxes Would Grow Economy

April 27, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Retail OperationsComments Off on Retailers Agree with Trump That Lowering Business Taxes Would Grow Economy

The National Retail Federation (NRF) welcomed the proposal on comprehensive tax reform released by President Trump.   “Retailers commend the President for his leadership on much-needed comprehensive tax reform,” said NRF President and CEO Matthew...

NACS: FDA Delays Menu-Labeling Rule

April 27, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Retail OperationsComments Off on NACS: FDA Delays Menu-Labeling Rule

The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) submitted an interim final rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget that signals a delay in the agency’s final menu-labeling rule set to take effect on May 5. While FDA announced the submission that...

Allstate/USA TODAY Small Business Barometer Uncovers Surging Optimism and Innovation on Main Street

April 26, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Featured ArticlesComments Off on Allstate/USA TODAY Small Business Barometer Uncovers Surging Optimism and Innovation on Main Street

In a revealing analysis of America’s small business environment, the second annual Allstate/USA TODAY Small Business Barometer  finds increasing optimism and innovation among small business owners, despite the rising cost of doing business. Nine in...

PEI Updates PEI/RP100

April 21, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Fleet Operations, Retail Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on PEI Updates PEI/RP100

The 2017 edition of PEI/RP100: Recommended Practices for Installation of Underground Liquid Storage Systems is available for purchase at www.PEI.org/RP100. The purchase price is $40 for Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI) members and $95 for non-members....

Refresh, Refuel, Reduce and Recycle at Your Local Convenience Store

April 21, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Retail OperationsComments Off on Refresh, Refuel, Reduce and Recycle at Your Local Convenience Store

If you’re like most Americans, you probably empty the trash in your car every time you fill up your gas tank at your local convenience store.   Seven in ten American drivers (70%) say that they use the trash can at the fueling island to dispose of...

ATA Honored to Win EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

April 21, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Fleet OperationsComments Off on ATA Honored to Win EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

American Trucking Associations (ATA) officials expressed their gratitude to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for honoring the federation with its seventh EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award.   “We take tremendous pride in receiving this...