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ILTA Monthly Newsletter
May 3, 2022
Issue Update
Federal Activity
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Dan Kildee introduced the PFAS Firefighter Protection Act to ban firefighting foams containing PFAS. If passed, this bill will ban the manufacture, import, process, or distribution of AFFF that contains PFAS, and prohibit the use of AFFF at airports on October 4, 2024.
On April 27, ILTA’s Vice President for Government Relations, Michael Stroud, testified on behalf of ILTA at a special hearing of the Surface Transportation Board on Urgent Issues in Freight Rail Services.
Port Houston recently announced its goal to be carbon neutral in the next 30 years.
What is best? Servo or Radar?
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The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act brought tremendous opportunities improving our nation’s critical infrastructure, including its ports – but with a short timeline for applicants to participate. 
Admiral Linda L. Fagan has been nominated to serve as the 27th Commandant of the Coast Guard, making her the first woman to lead the service and to head a U.S. military branch.
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Member News
PR Newswire, April 27, 2022
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) announced today the launch of an open season to assess customer interest in firm pipeline capacity on our refined petroleum products pipeline system from the Houston area to El Paso, Texas. Interested customers must submit binding commitments by 5:00 p.m. Central Time on June 24, 2022.
BusinessWire, April 25, 2022
Enterprise Products Operating LLC (“Enterprise”), a subsidiary of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD), and Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, LLC (“OLCV”), a subsidiary of Occidental (NYSE: OXY), today announced they have executed a letter of intent to work toward a potential carbon dioxide (“CO2”) transportation and sequestration solution for the Texas Gulf Coast.
Globe Newswire, April 28, 2022
Zenith Energy, a leading global operator of independent liquid storage terminals, announced today it will offset approximately 7,500 metric tons of CO2 emissions per year for its West Coast operations in Long Beach, California and Portland, Oregon through the purchase of carbon offsets for 2021 and 2022.
TANCO Engineering
ILTA is excited to be providing five training opportunities for the terminal industry professional community, immediately following the close of the trade show floor on Tuesday, June 15 through Thursday, June 17.
In this comprehensive one and a half day (12-hour) session, participants will learn the physical features, emission standards, quantification methods, and regulatory requirements of aboveground storage tanks.
In this targeted half-day (4-hour) session, participants will learn the physical features, emission standards, quantification methods, and regulatory requirements of loading racks.
In this full-day (8-hour) workshop, our expert trainer from Trinity Consultants, Brian Burdorf, will provide an overview of current Environmental Justice (EJ) developments including federal and state legislation, regulations and policies.
In this full-day (9-hour) session, a team of experts from leading storage tank construction and engineering firms will provide an intensive learning experience on the fundamentals of storage tank siting, construction, tank Inspection, repairs and modifications.
Blockchain is profoundly changing how the world works, and how business gets done. Maritime applications of blockchain can bring multiple benefits to importers, exporters, terminals, transporters and ship owners.
Cla-Val Company
ILTA is delighted to announce that we will welcome a senior leader from the U.S. Coast Guard to our stage in June. Captain Andrew Meyers, Chief, Office of Port & Facility Compliance in Coast Guard Headquarters (CG-FAC) will be our keynote speaker during the luncheon of the first day of our conference, Monday June 13. Stay tuned for more information about our Coast Guard keynote speaker’s topic and impressive background!