Heating Oil Retailers Ask Feds to Speed Credit Relief

A coalition of nine northeastern energy associations has appealed to U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulsen to speed relief from the credit crisis now threatening small businesses and consumers across the country. ‘We’ve written to U.S. Treasure Secretary Henry Paulsen to request an immediate meeting to discuss the nation’s banking crisis and the effects that crisis is having on small businesses ...

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Feature Story The New England Fuel Institute is fighting for transparency in emerging fuel trading marketsBy Stephen Bennett Excessive speculation and volatility on the energy commodity markets have impacted small business fuel dealers and the American energy consumer, Sean Cota, president of the New England Fuel Institute, told a Senate subcommittee. Cota’s testimony and an Op-Ed piece in The Boston ...

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Non-Road Diesel

Feature Story Nonroad, Locomotive and Marine Diesel Rule An overview of the requirements for the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic areaThe Nonroad Diesel Rule is part of a suite of sweeping EPA changes that tackle ozone, emissions and fine particle matter (PM) from off-road diesel equipment. Nonroad applications include construction equipment such as backhoes, agricultural equipment such as tractors, material handling equipment such as ...

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