Underground Storage Tank

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Name: Underground Storage Tank
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Congress Progressing with Stopgap Transportation Funding Bill

"Both the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means panels approved Highway Trust Fund patch bills yesterday, and the House bill is set for a floor vote next week," writes Adam Snider for Politico Morning Transportation .That’s good news for states worried ... [Published Planetizen - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Leaking underground storage tanks — the popular new way to fund roads

Congress  needs to scrounge up billions of dollars before August or the United States will start running out of money for roads. They need about $16 billion per year, and there's plenty of disagreement about where to get that money.Congress is taking ... [Published VOX.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Driving us nuts: Congress hasn’t yet replenished the Highway Trust Fund

Here’s another item to add to the list of things that Congress hasn’t yet done.The U.S. Highway Trust Fund may run dry by August unless members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate allocate money to keep it afloat. U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer, ... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

NECA Top Three 7/10/14

1. The Senate Finance Committee had a markup on the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 on July 10 to fix a budget hole in the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) while the House Ways and Means Committee approved a short-term patch designed to shore up ... [Published National Electrical Contractors Association - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

LAN’s Rafael Ortega Earns Alumni Honor

The University of Houston Alumni Association (UHAA) has selected Rafael Ortega, P.E., vice president of Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. (LAN), as a 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award Honoree.The award was presented at UHAA’s 60th Annual Awards Gala on April ... [Published Underground Construction - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Why the Highway Trust Fund’s doomed to go broke

This chart shows when the U.S. DOT expects Highway Trust Fund obligations to exceed revenues, which is a fancy way of saying “broke.” At that point, money from the U.S. Treasury will have to be transferred into the fund to keep road and bridge work nationwide ... [Published Public Works Online - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY : 06/26/14 - Illinois EPA Refers Buchanan Energy (S), LLC to Attorney General for Enforcement

SPRINGFIELD - Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Director Lisa Bonnett has referred an enforcement action to the Illinois Attorney General's office against Buchanan Energy (S), LLC, owner and operator of an ExxonMobil gas station, for releasing ... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Revised Trust Fund Proposal Drops Truck Tax Hike

In an effort to prevent a shutdown of the federal transportation program, the Senate Finance Committee has drafted a proposal to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent through the end of the year.The fund is on track to run into the red within a month or ... [Published Trucking Info - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pennsylvania sues to recover MTBE-cleanup costs

Pennsylvania authorities have filed separate lawsuits seeking relief for MTBE pollution of state waters and reimbursement for misuse of the Pennsylvania Underground Storage Tank Indemnification Fund.Attorney General Kathleen Kane and Governor Tom Corbett's ... [Published American Water Works Association - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 4 reports

Pennsylvania sues major oil companies for environmental damage

Citing damage caused by a gasoline additive known as MTBE, Pennsylvania filed separate lawsuits in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Thursday, seeking relief for "widespread pollution and harm done to Pennsylvania's waters," according to a statement ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Lahontan Water Board Closes Pollution Case at Former Susanville Gas Station Site

SACRAMENTO, Calif. , June 19 -- The California Environmental Protection Agency's State Water Resources Control Board issued the following news release:After more than a decade of enforcement actions at the site of a former gas station, the Lahontan Regional ... [Published Water Environment Federation - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Not just a budget review: Bills affect Ohioans in myriad ways

Gov. John Kasich’s mid-biennial review started off as a big, multi-faceted off-year budgetproposal. Ohio lawmakers broke it into pieces and made it even bigger.The bills, particularly House Bill 483, which contains a variety of spending and tax chang ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Jun 16 2014]

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...of Public Affairs at Syracuse University, explains that the main funding mechanism of the House bill, pension smoothing, is nothing more than a " cynical budget gimmick (that)  r aises exactly zero revenue over the long run."
...would  cripple important programs and ultimately harm marketers who have paid the tax and built the fund over the past 25 years," the group said. "Equally significant and inequitable, states are likely to increase tank fees to account for the federal LUST Fund shortfall; therefore, imposing a second/double tax on petroleum marketers. "
"We are grabbing all over the shelf for money to take care of transportation funding for the next 10 months, over the next 10 years,” Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.) said. "The Peter's that are getting the money are robbing the Paul's that have nothing to do with transportation.""
"The way I would characterize it is we are making progress on avoiding a shutdown that would in my view cost our country tens of thousands of jobs,” Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) told reporters earlier Tuesday."

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Congress Progressing with Stopgap Transportatio... [Published Planetizen - 16 hours ago]
Leaking underground storage tanks — the popular... [Published VOX.com - Jul 11 2014]
House and Senate committee’s working on plans t... [Published Logistics Management - Jul 11 2014]
NECA Top Three 7/10/14 [Published National Electrical Contractors Association - Jul 11 2014]
Driving us nuts: Congress hasn’t yet replenishe... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Jul 11 2014]
Infrastructure Alert - July 2014 [Published JD Supra - Jul 11 2014]
House panel approves stopgap highway bill [Published The Hill - Jul 10 2014]
House panel proposes $10.5 billion highway bill... [Published AggMan - Jul 10 2014]
House proposes $10.5B, eight-month highway stopgap [Published The Hill - Jul 08 2014]
LAN’s Rafael Ortega Earns Alumni Honor [Published Underground Construction - Jul 02 2014]
Why the Highway Trust Fund’s doomed to go broke [Published Public Works Online - Jul 01 2014]
The U.S. Is Heading Over the Transit Cliff [Published The Atlantic Cities - Jul 01 2014]
Congress Recesses for Independence Day without ... [Published Council of State Governments - Jun 29 2014]
ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY : 06/2... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 28 2014]
Tax Gasoline, Save the Highway Trust Fund, and ... [Published Economic Policy Institute - Jun 27 2014]
Revised Trust Fund Proposal Drops Truck Tax Hike [Published Trucking Info - Jun 26 2014]
California Scorches Enviro Cleanup Firm [Published Courthouse News Service - Jun 24 2014]
Pennsylvania sues to recover MTBE-cleanup costs [Published American Water Works Association - Jun 23 2014]
Pennsylvania sues major oil companies for envir... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jun 20 2014]
Pennsylvania sues big oil companies for gasolin... [Published Insurance News Net - Jun 20 2014]
Lahontan Water Board Closes Pollution Case at F... [Published Water Environment Federation - Jun 20 2014]
Pennsylvania Sues Major Oil Companies [Published Baldwin-Whitehall Patch - Jun 20 2014]
STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA : Commonwealth Sues Major... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 20 2014]
Pennsylvania sues big oil companies for gasolin... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 20 2014]
Pennsylvania sues oil companies for cleanup of ... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Jun 19 2014]
Pa. sues over MTBE pollution in groundwater [Published Pottstown Mercury - Jun 19 2014]
Not just a budget review: Bills affect Ohioans ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Jun 16 2014]
Coggno Celebrates 11 Years of Underground Stora... [Published Prlog - Jun 10 2014]
Will It Get The Stamp of Approval? [Published Move Magazine - Jun 10 2014]
EPA Settlement with U.S. Postal Service Helps P... [Published EnviroLib - Jun 04 2014]
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Release Date: 06/03/2014Contact Information: Donna Heron 215-814-5113 / heron.donna@epa.gov PHILADELPHIA (June 3, 2014) – Through a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has certified that five of its ...
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