On August 10, the Senate passed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Jobs and Investment Act that includes $550 billion in new spending over 10 years.
As mentioned in the prior story, President Biden’s infrastructure deal was for traditional infrastructure projects that always have broad bipartisan appeal in Washington.
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act mentions per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the context of providing federal grants and loans to address these chemicals in drinking water and wastewater discharge.
ILTA welcomed four new supplier members in August: Faure Herman Meter, Inc., Knight Industrial Service, Neptune Fire Protection Engineering, and Saulsbury Industries, Inc.
Zacks, Aug. 6, 2021
NuStar Energy L.P. has sold eight of its oil storage terminals--a combined 14.8 million barrels of storage capacity--for $250 million to Sunoco LP. The facilities are located on the U.S. East Coast and account for about one fifth of NuStar's overall storage space in North America.
MarketScreener, Aug. 12, 2021
Marathon Petroleum announced a $200,000 scholarship for the College of the Mainland in Texas City, Texas to supply the school's Process Technology (PTECH) program. The scholarship awards an estimated 110 full-time students $1,750 for use toward tuition and fees.
WeAreGreenBay.com, Aug. 12, 2021
Despite adverse weather and an increase in COVID-19 cases, more than 500 partners and donors raised more than $4.1 million at the 2021 U.S. Venture Open last month, with grants given by the event benefiting organizations throughout Green Bay, Fox Valley and Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Bic Magazine, Aug. 26, 2021
New Orleans-based International-Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT) will expand its Geismar, Louisiana marine terminal with additional tanks, pipelines, and dock infrastructure to accommodate feedstocks for renewable products. The expansion will allow IMTT to connect with nearly one-third of the nation's renewable diesel production capacity by 2023.
WFMZ.com/69 News, Aug. 26, 2021
Zenith Energy announced a new partnership that will increase by 17% the amount of renewable fuels stored at its Portland Terminal by the end of 2021 and predicts renewable fuel capacity to rise to about 50% by 2026.
ECO, Aug. 31, 2021
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance announced a new partnership with Motiva Enterprises LLC in support of the Alliance's Gulf Star Program to address environmental issues and education issuesGulf region, including marine debris removal, prevention, and school activities in the Tampa Bay area.
At its July 30 Board meeting in Portland, Maine, the ILTA Board of Directors voted to approve a set of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Principles.
ILTA hosted its next Environment, Health & Safety and Security Committee Meeting August 30-September 2 via Zoom.
Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency was sued for missing a technology review deadline on three respective gasoline distribution rules: 40 CFR Part 60 Subpart XX, Part 63 Subparts R and Part 63 Subpart BBBBBB (6B).
ILTA’s annual Terminal Operating Practices Symposium is back and better than ever in 2021!
Register today for ILTA 2021, the association’s annual trade show and conference, scheduled October 4-6 in Houston. While walking the trade show floor remains free, all visitors must pre-register. Conference admission is deeply discounted now, so make sure to register early! For information about the conference and trade show—or to register—visit ILTA’s conference website at: https://ilta2021.ilta.org/