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National Biodiesel Board Releases Statement on Tax Legislation

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The National Biodiesel Board released the following statement from Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel after Reps. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.), and Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), introduced legislation to extend the biodiesel tax incentive through 2019 and reform it as a domestic production credit: “While oil tax breaks remain permanently written into the tax code, the biodiesel tax incentive is yet ...

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TAC Energy Acquires Mutual Oil Co. Inc. Wholesale Unbranded Fuel Assets

TAC Energy, a division of The Arnold Companies has acquired the wholesale unbranded business assets of Mutual Oil Co. Inc. effective June 1, 2016. Terms of the sale between the privately held companies are not being disclosed. TAC Energy will maintain all key sales and customer service associates from Mutual, who will temporarily operate from their current offices outside Boston. ...

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OPW Develops New Lynx Coupler

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OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW’s Fluid segment within Dover Corporation, has added the LYNX coupler to its complete line of terminal solution offerings. Based on OPW Engineered Systems’ existing couplers, LYNX incorporates a U-pin design that enables an operator to disassemble the coupler in a matter of seconds. In addition to allowing fast disassembly, the U-pin does not require ...

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From AEC: Wildcatters Club

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Thanks to your continued support, the American Energy Coalition has been helping to fuel the growth and success of Oilheat dealers across the country for nearly a decade. But despite rising oil production and falling oil prices, misinformation perpetrated by natural gas utilities continues to skew consumers’ perceptions. Utilities devote enormous resources solely to denigrating Oilheat, leaving many Americans still ...

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ATEK Access Technologies Adds First Canadian Distributor – Titan Logix

ATEK Access Technologies has entered into its first Canadian partnership with Titan Logix Corp. to meet the growing demand for its TankScan monitoring products. Titan Logix will be responsible for selling ATEK Access Technologies’ TankScan products into new and existing accounts, and identifying new applications for those products. “The exclusive Canadian Value Added Reseller agreement for the TankScan tank monitoring ...

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Clean Diesel Delivers Clean Air Benefits to The Mid-Atlantic Region

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Government, environmental and private sector members of a Mid-Atlantic clean air coalition met May 4 in Pennsylvania to discuss strategies for continuing air quality improvements for the region. The Mid-Atlantic Diesel Collaborative is a partnership between leaders from federal and state agencies, regional EPA offices, environmental groups, trucking fleets, engine and equipment makers and other interest groups working together to ...

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ASHRAE Congratulates Senate on Passage of Energy Policy Modernization Act

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ASHRAE expressed support for the passage on April 20 by the U.S. Senate of the Energy Policy Modernization Act, marking an important step toward making buildings in all sectors more energy efficient. The Senate passed the Act by a vote of 85 to 12. The bill contains numerous building energy code provisions that were supported by ASHRAE. “The passage of ...

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API: Gov. Cuomo’s Rejection of Constitution Pipeline an Assault against Consumers and Businesses

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API Executive Director for Market Development Marty Durbin said Gov. Cuomo’s rejection of the Constitution Pipeline is a clear example of politics coming before the interests of U.S. workers and consumers. He didn’t mention other constituencies API is said to represent, such as heating oil and propane dealers. “The Cuomo administration’s decision to reject permits for the Constitution Pipeline is ...

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AEC: U.S. Senators Don’t Want Natural Gas Pipeline

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New York’s two U.S. senators came out last week against the proposed Northeast Energy Direct natural gas pipeline and urged federal regulators to reject it, according to an article in the Albany Times Union. In a joint letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Norman Bay, Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand urged rejection of the pipeline for environmental, health ...

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Biofuel Trade Associations Ask Congressional Leaders to Extend Advanced Biofuel Incentives

Six biofuel trade associations sent a letter to House and Senate leaders asking Congress for a multiyear extension of advanced biofuel tax credits. The Advanced Biofuels Business Council, Algae Biomass Organization, Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), Growth Energy, National Biodiesel Board and Renewable Fuels Association sent the request in a letter to Senate and House leaders, Senate Committee on Finance leaders, ...

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