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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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Call for Papers for ILTA 2023 TOPS!

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The 2023 iteration of ILTA’s Terminal Operating Practices Symposium (TOPS) will be held on December 5 in Houston, Texas at the Marriott Marquis, Houston. ILTA’s room block will open in the near future.

TOPS is an educational series designed to provide terminal operator with a forum to exchange lessons learned from facility incidents and near hits and discuss effective operating practices with their peers. Presentations are provided by terminal operator employees, who will share their experiences in addressing natural disasters, environmental releases, malfunctions, worker injuries and illnesses, near misses/hits and other abnormal operating events at their facilities.

If you would like to present at this year’s TOPS, please reach out to Jay Cruz:

ILTA Planning Energy Transition Industry Call Series

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As part of a new monthly series, ILTA will be holding its first industry call on July 19th regarding the transition to low- and no-carbon forms of liquid energy. July’s call will feature a moderated, high-level conversation on market trends and what the future holds for the wider energy transition. Panelists will include ILTA members and clean energy market experts, including ILTA Board member and Buckeye Partners’ Vice President of Sustainability Meridith Wilson.

An invitation will be sent to all ILTA Environment, Health, Safety, & Security (EHSS) Committee members in the near future. If you would like to join our EHSS Committee, please email Christopher Meilink:

ILTA 2023 Operating Conference and Trade Show A Smashing Success!

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The International Liquid Terminals Association held its annual Operating Conference and Trade Show over May 22-24 at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, Texas. This year’s event featured keynote presentations and conference sessions from industry experts, scholars, and public leaders such as NASA astronaut Capt. Scott Kelly and Executive Assistant Director for Infrastructure Security at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Dr. David Mussington.

ILTA Statement on CERCLA Liability Bill

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Washington, D.C., May 4, 2023—Following the release of Senator Cynthia Lummis's (R-WY) new bill amending the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA) is pleased with the progress being built around PFAS remediation.

Register for Terminals 101 Post-Conference Training

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Looking to expand your knowledge and enhance your career in the dynamic terminals industry? Then look no further than Terminals 101 - the ultimate two-day program that covers all the fundamentals of liquid terminal operations and facility components.

Our industry experts will guide you through a comprehensive overview of the terminals industry, from the vital role of terminals in the supply chain to operational safety, product handling, tank design and maintenance, marine terminal operations, regulatory compliance, and industry standards.

But that's not all! You'll also get valuable insights into facility equipment, aboveground storage tank and roof designs, and tank components - everything you need to know to succeed in this critical industry.