EPA Pushes Back Final Regulation on USTs to Fall 2014

By Anthony Adragna Bloomberg Report April 17 (BNA) — The Environmental Protection Agency now expects to finalize regulations in fall 2014 expanding monitoring and inspection requirements for certain underground storage tanks, and will take into account comments on the potential…
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Consumer Optimism Steady Even as Gas Prices Rise

ALEXANDRIA, VA — Consumer optimism remains steady in April, a period in which the ongoing spring transition to summer-blend fuel usually increases gas prices and reduces optimism. While gas prices increased nearly another dime over the past four weeks, 44%…
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Convenience Stores Hit Record In-Store Sales in 2013

CHICAGO – U.S. convenience stores reached record in-store sales in 2013, with sales climbing 2.4% to $204 billion. Combined with motor fuels sales of $491.5 billion, overall convenience store sales were $695.5 billion, according to figures released today by the…
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Changes to ADEM Implementation of UST Delivery Prohibition

Recent changes to the ADEM underground storage tank (UST) regulations will be effective April 1, 2014. One of the regulatory changes concerns delivery prohibition. Consequently, ADEM’s implementation of the delivery prohibition program will be modified. Delivery prohibition will actually begin…
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