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FMCSA Solicits Input on ELDs
September 22, 2022

Bottom Line: DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) soliciting pu...

TSA Security Threat Assessments Exemption Extended
September 22, 2022

Bottom Line: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has granted a temporary exemption from the renewal requirements regarding its Securit...

October Heating Degree Days
September 22, 2022

Bottom Line: Despite regional variations, overall, the U.S. experienced fewer heating degree days in October 2021 than the month’s 10-year averag...

On-line Bidding is Up and Running
September 22, 2022

Bottom Line: Bid Now. The Silent Auction benefitting the National Propane Gas Foundation Scholarship Fund is now open for online bidding! We have ...

Advertise in NPGA’s 2022-23 Member Directory!
September 22, 2022

Bottom Line: Reach more than 2,300 member companies and over 9,000 individuals just by placing a single ad. The NPGA Member Directory is one of the...

Women in Propane’s New Leadership Podcast Now Live
September 22, 2022

Bottom Line: Women in Propane is launching a new podcast titled “Through the Leadership Lens.” Each episode focuses on different compon...

RBN Energy Weekly Supply Update
September 22, 2022

Bottom Line: RBN Energy analysis shows that U.S. propane stocks increased by 3.3 MMbbl, which puts stocks at 81.2 MMbbl. This is almost 11 MMbbl ab...

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Crop Progress Report
September 22, 2022

Bottom line: Harvest is slightly behind the five-year average.  As of September 19, 2022, the Crop Report published by the U.S. Department of Agri...

Rail Strike Averted
September 15, 2022

Bottom Line: No rail strike at this time. Early this morning the White House and members of the cabinet announced that railroads and rail unions h...

Interim Decision in Line 5 Case in Wisconsin 
September 15, 2022

Bottom Line: Federal Court Decision in Wisconsin Favorable to Keeping Line 5 Open While the Line is Re-Routed Around Tribal Land.  Last week, a fe...

PAC Virtual Town Hall – 9/21
September 15, 2022

Bottom Line: Dan Crenshaw is confirmed for a virtual town hall.  The PropanePAC has confirmed Representative Dan Crenshaw (R-TX-2), former Navy SE...

Carbon Intensity of Electricity Update
September 15, 2022

Bottom Line: The carbon intensity of U.S. electric power declined between 2016 and 2020. The Energy Information Agency (EIA) recently released da...