At the end of September, Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Illinois), introduced a bill known as the "Next Generation Fuels Act" H.R. 8371. The proposed legislation would:
Establish a minimum 98 Research Octane Number, or RON, standard for gasoline |... (Read More)
Over the past few months, many states have issued mask orders. Every jurisdiction is different, but these rules are intended to slow the spread of COVID-19 in indoor areas where social distancing isn't possible.
Though a growing body of... (Read More)
On Sept. 9, a new law went into effect requiring all companies to file premarket tobacco applications. This rule applies to tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars and snuff as well as vaporizers and vape cartridges. As of Sept. 10, any product... (Read More)
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a variety of industries to postpone or suspend many routine activities. One activity that's especially important for fuel businesses and the companies that transport their products is the renewal of hazardous... (Read More)
WPMAEXPO is our biggest event of the year. It draws thousands of petroleum marketers and other industry professionals from all of our member states to Las Vegas for a week of seminars, mixers, speeches and events.
Currently, we plan to host... (Read More)
2020 has been a year unlike any other, and we're only halfway through it. The COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly troublesome, leading to business shutdowns, slowed demand for certain products and plenty of uncertainty.
Unfortunately... (Read More)
American business owners have been battling uncertainty for more than five months now. Legislators in Washington, D.C., have made some effort to ease the pain caused by COVID-19, but more needs to be done. This is especially true when it comes to... (Read More)
Pandemic or not, Americans love their road trips. A recent survey by travel app GasBuddy found that one in three Americans still plan on taking a summer vacation, thanks in part to low gas prices.
The summer season is always busy for gas station... (Read More)
On February 6, 2020, a new federal law took effect that prohibits the sale of unauthorized flavored vapor cartridges. Tobacco and menthol cartridges remain legal and can stay on the shelf, but any other flavors––especially those targeted at... (Read More)