December 19, 2019 | Vol. 69, No. 24
Dear PEI Member:
PEI wishes our members and friends all the joy of this special Season and a prosperous New Year. The PEI staff is pictured above with toys we donated this week to James Mission, a nonprofit that serves orphans, widows and foster children in the Tulsa area.
PEI OPENS RP700 COMMENT PERIOD
Most recently revised in 2014, RP700 covers centralized distribution facilities for vehicle-related fluids, including: lubrication oil, gear oil, transmission fluid, hydraulic fluid, grease, antifreeze and windshield washer fluid. Recommendations address supply containers (tanks, drums, pails), piping, tubing, pumps, compressors, hoses, reels, nozzles and other equipment typically used in these systems.
To submit your suggestions for improving RP700, visit www.pei.org/rp700 and click the “Comment Now” button. Comments must be submitted by Wednesday, Jan. 22, to be considered for the next edition.
SPENDING BILL SUPPORTS BIODIESEL, IGNORES ELECTRIC
Despite intense lobbying by Tesla and General Motors, the final bill did not extend or expand the tax credits for electric vehicle (EV) purchases. Both companies’ EV credits will expire within the next few months.
President Trump is expected to sign the bill by midnight, Dec. 20, the deadline to avoid a partial government shutdown.
EPA FINALIZES 2020 RENEWABLE FUEL VOLUMES
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Each scholarship applicant must be a dependent of a full-time employee of a member company in PEI’s manufacturer, distributor, service and construction, or affiliate divisions. The applicant also must plan to enroll as a full-time freshman for the 2020-2021 academic year at an accredited four-year college or university. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, leadership, character, need and the applicant’s intent to contribute to the future of the fuel and fluid handling equipment industry.
To learn more or download the scholarship guidelines and application form, visit www.pei.org/foundation. The application deadline is March 31, 2020.
Arkansas compliance company. DATZ UST Management
LLC, 16 W. Rockwood Drive, Conway, AR 72034, applied for service and
construction division membership. David McKamie is the owner of the firm,
which was established in 2013. DATZ UST Management performs full design,
installation, testing, inspection and compliance management services for
USTs, line and leak detection, helium leak detection, Stage I vapor
recovery, secondary containment and cathodic protection. Sponsored for PEI
membership by Alex Ralston, Petcon Inc., Jackson, Mississippi.
California manufacturer. The Site Controller LLC,
1296 Magnolia Ave., Corona, CA 92879, applied for manufacturer division
membership. David Millhollon is general manager of the company, which was
established in 2012. The Site Controller LLC manufactures fuel site
controllers and card reader equipment for the industry, which are sold
primarily through distributors. Sponsored for PEI membership by B.A. Scowley,
Shields, Harper & Co. Inc., Martinez, California.
Virginia manufacturer. Atlantic Containment, P.O.
Box 335, McGaheysville, VA 22840, applied for manufacturer division
membership. Lisa Hopkins is president of the firm, which was established in
2013. Atlantic Containment manufactures steel aboveground storage tanks,
which are sold primarily through distributors. Sponsored for PEI membership
by Galen Heaps, Petro Supply Inc., Elkridge, Maryland.
affiliate. Green Petroleum Equipment, 8600
Cedarspur Drive, Houston, TX 77055, applied for affiliate division
membership. Jean-Michel del Amo is president of the company, which was
established in 2008. Green Petroleum Equipment is a manufacturer's
representative offering petroleum equipment for the industry. Sponsored for
PEI membership by Bryan Klingler, Diversified Products, Oroville,
Colorado service company. InterMountain Inc., 4743 Westbury Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80526, applied for service and construction division membership. Thomas Pogue is president of the firm, which was established in 1999. InterMountain Inc. is a service and construction contractor for the industry. Sponsored for PEI membership by Craig Hoyer, Kubat Equipment & Service Co., Denver, Colorado.
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