Last week, the NFPA’s Technical Committee on Fuel Gases Warning Equipment is reviewing comments received on the first draft report of the NFPA 715 standard.
The pace of the world economic recovery and oil demand has slowed, if not come to a halt, at least temporarily. This year oil prices, and the state of corporate oil revenue will all decrease significantly. For the world, 2020 will go down as the most dismal since World War II.
We need your help! As you may know, the Alternative Fuel Tax Credit (AFTC) expires on December 31, 2020. NPGA is collaborating with a broad coalition of alternative fuel organizations to urge Congress to pass legislation, including a long-term, multi-year extension of the Alternative Fuel Tax Credit as soon as possible.
Governor Tate Reeves of Mississippi executed an emergency declaration that waives hours of service requirements in response to Hurricane Zeta. The proclamation waives hours of service requirements for the areas affected by the storms and is in effect until the threat to public safety ceases.
Government grants are available to replace diesel school buses with new propane autogas buses. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) provides funds to public and private fleets for the replacement of old diesel school buses with new or retrofit buses certified to EPA’s cleanest emission standards. The deadline to submit an application is October 30, 2020.