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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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PFAS Federal, State Policy Update

EPA Announces New Water Health Advisories for PFAS; Several States Pass PFAS Legislation

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On June 15 the EPA announced updated water health advisories for two PFAS (PFOA and PFOS) and created water health advisories for two other PFAS (GenX chemicals and PFBS). While these advisories are not enforceable, many states use these health advisories as the basis for enforceable state-level drinking water standards. All four of these chemicals are currently or have previously been used in AFFF mixtures. 

ILTA Testifies on Gasoline Distribution Rule

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EPA published its proposed amendments to regulations of gasoline distribution emissions on June 10 and provided a 90-day comment period. ILTA submitted a request for an extension which the agency has denied.

Raising the Grade:  Why We Should Invest in Our Inland Waterways

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Many ILTA terminal members partner closely with barge companies to keep goods moving in and out of their facilities, contributing to local economies and interstate commerce. Some ILTA companies like Canal Barge are both terminal operators and barge operators. These companies have a special appreciation for the importance of our national waterways network.

Houston-Area Terminals Taking Actions to Keep Products Flowing During Big Freeze

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Two major winter storm systems brought a mix of ice, sleet and freezing rain to Houston and weather forecasters are calling it the region's worst in decades. Late last week, Houstonians rushed to prepare their cars, homes, and gardens for the storm but, despite these preparations, many in the Houston area are now struggling without heat or power. Our best wishes go out to all those residents in Houston – and the rest of Texas – as power companies, state and local authorities work to restore those essential services.