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A respected industry publication for ILTA members, this monthly newsletter highlights legislative and regulatory activities affecting terminal facilities. It also provides news on recent business development within the terminal industry, including new construction, expansions, acquisitions and additions to ILTA's membership, as well as important information about ILTA's committee meetings, conferences and training events. ILTA also offers ILTA News Plus to members. This publication, sent on weeks that ILTA News is not published, aggregates industry and member news.

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National Maritime Security Advisory Committee to Meet September 13-14

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The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet virtually September 13–14 to discuss matters relating to national maritime security, including enhancing the sharing of information among federal, state, local and tribal governments and the maritime industry concerning cybersecurity risks that may cause a transportation security incident.

DOT Secretary Launches Infrastructure Tour

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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg used an August 23 visit to the Port of Tampa, Fla., to kick off a four-day, six-state “Building a Better America Tour.”  Buttigieg promoted the recently signed sweeping health, climate and tax law known as the Inflation Reduction Act, but he also used the tour to focus attention on major infrastructure projects. Buttigieg helped local officials celebrate a previously announced $12.6 million grant to build a new berth at the Port Redwing facility to add capacity and reduce emissions.

ILTA Environment Committee to Address Potential RVP Waiver for E15

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EPA officials recently reached out to ILTA potential RVP waivers for E15 blends. On August 31, ILTA held a briefing call for members with EPA presenting the issue and timeline for stakeholder input. Given the strong member interest demonstrated on the call, ILTA is organizing a process for the Environment Committee to discuss the proposed waiver and alternate approaches EPA could consider, and to develop an agreed industry position to communicate to EPA.