The National Propane Gas Association is pleased to announce that we have renewed our National Account Program with Cintas to provide safety apparel, facility service & sanitizing products, first aid & safety products, and fire protection services. Cintas is a leading provider of these services and we have expanded our relationship to include their newest products and latest technology innovations.
As noted yesterday, I promised absolute transparency in NPGA decision making regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the NPGA Southeastern Convention & International Propane EXPO (Expo). This afternoon, the President of the United States declared a national emergency around COVID-19. Following our U.S. President’s advice, NPGA is officially cancelling the Southeastern Convention & International Propane EXPO, scheduled for Nashville, TN, April 5-8.
Today Congress passed H.R. 1865, which will provide the propane industry with prospective tax certainty as well as valuable research and development funding.
National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) President and CEO Stephen Kaminski applauds the work of Congress on passing critical year-end legislation that supports small businesses and energy consumers across the country.
“When Congress and the private sector work together, America wins,” Kaminski said. “This legislation will motivate consumers to make smart, green energy decisions, drive the development of modern technology using resilient energy sources such as propane, and promote the growth of small businesses.”
House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Subcommittee Chairmen Rod Blum (R-IA) and Trent Kelly (R-MS) sent a letter dated August 21, 2018, to the U.S. Department of Labor and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requesting a thorough review of the regulation and analysis of OSHA’s Cranes and Derricks in Construction regulation and its impact on small business, as required by the Regulatory Flexibility Act.
Propane Marketers Call on OSHA to Remove Propane Container Deliveries/Retrievals from the Crane Rule
WASHINGTON, DC (July 9, 2018) – On July 5, the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) strongly opposed certain provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that addresses operator qualification for Cranes and Derricks in Construction.