Industry News

Voicing both sides of the Laurel pipeline reversal debate

The Laurel pipeline has transported fuel products from Southeastern PA refineries to the greater Pittsburgh region for 60 years. The pipeline plays a prominent role for how the petroleum market is shaped within our state. A proposed pipeline change would reverse a current portion of the pipeline flow between Pittsburgh and Altoona. There are two […]

Announcing Cael Sanderson as the Fall Conference Keynote Speaker!

        The PPA is excited to announce that Cael Sanderson will be the Keynote Speaker during the President’s Banquet Dinner on October 10th! The event will take place at the President’s Box located in Beaver Stadium. Cael Sanderson is the most storied collegiate wrestling in history. To this day, Sanderson is considered […]

PPA Members Support Hurricane Relief Efforts

Shipley Energy (York, PA) and Tevis Energy (Westminster, MD) are a part of a growing list of PPA members who are supporting the recovery efforts for both Hurricane Harvey and Irma. In addition to donating much needed non perishable items, energy providers such as Shipley and Tevis are using their expertise to deliver fuel that […]

PPA builds on SEI partnership in 2017

In 2016 the PPA partnered with the Smart Energy Initiative (SEI) to offer up to 50% off reimbursement costs for a few different classes. So far this year there are 15+ classes that are now eligible for this reimbursement! SEI is a an initiative of the Chester County Economical & Development Council (CCEDC) who administers […]

Who is defined as a HazMat employee?

In most cases, the definition of who is a HazMat employee at your organization is more people than you think. 49 CFR Parts 172.704 states a HazMat employee shall receive certified training required by these subparts at least once every three years. All intrastate and interstate motor carriers transporting hazardous materials, in quantities requiring the […]