February 1, 2022
President Biden this month offered a new path forward for his signature policy proposal based on a harsh truth: not all of it will survive.
As mentioned in the previous piece, one major issue Congress will be tackling in the next few weeks will be passing a new federal spending bill, whose passage would ultimately avoid another government shutdown.
Statehouses around the country have introduced over two dozen new laws related to PFAS since reconvening this year.
On January 13, the Supreme Court ruled on the ongoing legal battle over President Biden’s wider COVID-19 emergency temporary standards. The nine Justices issued a per curiam decision, reinstituting a stay of OSHA’s ETS.
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Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. announced a company affiliate will acquire Navitas Midstream Partners, LLC for $3.25 billion in cash. The acquisition provides Enterprise with an entry point to the Midland Basin.
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Enbridge Inc President and CEO Al Monaco announced several leadership changes at the executive level, including the upcoming May 31 retirement of Bill Yardley as Executive VP and President of Gas Transmission and Midstream. Yardley will be succeed by Cynthia Hansen, current Executive VP and President, Gas Distribution and Storage.
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Motiva Enterprises has awarded nearly $130,000 to 17 emergency response organizations in six states hosting Motiva facilities as part of its inaugural First Responder Grant Program. The program funds the purchase of safety equipment and professional and safety education programs for first responders.
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Employees of Marathon Petroleum and its limited partnership MPLX recently came together with other area energy companies to assist Habitat for Humanity in building homes in the Metro Denver area for low-income families as part of the company's 'Give Back, Give Together' campaign.
Global Newswire, January 13
The North Texas Food Bank announced last month the donation of $100,00 by the Energy Transfer/Sunoco Foundation. The donation will provide more than 300,000 meals to those in need in North Texas.
Federal Register Notices
ILTA’s 2022 Annual Safety Survey and Awards Program will be starting in February!
Following last month’s informational letter on EPA’s new technology review of gasoline distribution technology, ILTA and the Gasoline Distribution Working Group are pursuing a follow-up meeting with EPA to discuss the data the 40-company coalition submitted.
Working again with Conn Maciel Carey LLP, ILTA and a coalition of companies and trade associations across numerous industries submitted comments to OSHA on its recent advance notice of public rulemaking on Heat Injury and Illness Prevention in Outdoor and Indoor Work Settings.
ILTA is excited to announce that our March, terminal member-only EHSS meetings are returning in-person in 2022! The Full Committee and respective Environment, Health & Safety, and Security Subcommittee meetings will be held in New Orleans over March 29-30 at the Hotel Monteleone. Make your reservation online here for the ILTA Room Block.
It was great to be with everyone in person in October at our conference and trade show – and we are getting ready now to do it again in June!
Rebooking for the 2022 show is currently underway! If you have not filled out your application, please contact Heather Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.