Industry News

DEP Suspends Enforcement Of Stage II Controls In Southeast PA 

The PPA worked with industry stakeholders to mirror an action taken in Southwestern part of the state four years ago to suspend DEP enforcement of the requirements to install a new State II vapor recovery system a gasoline service stations. The notices of suspension now cover about 1,600 service stations in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bucks, […]


PPA Announces Partnership with Smart Energy Initiative

The PPA is excited to announce a new partnership with the Smart Energy Initiative of Southeastern Pennsylvania! We’ve teamed up with the SEI team due to promote the importance of continuous training for energy efficiency and conservation to technicians who attend PPA education programs. SEI is funded by the state of Pennsylvania to reimburse eligible employers/individuals for up to […]


2016 Summer & Fall Conference Recap

Summer Conference The 2016 Summer Conference was held July 10 – 12 at the Grand Hotel & Spa in Ocean City, Maryland. The event featured two days of morning business programs along with plenty of time to enjoy the beach in July. Federated Insurance presented the 2016 program which included modern mitigation topics such as […]


Federal Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax For FY 2016-17 Reporting Year

The Internal Revenue Service has just published a revised Form 2290 and instructions required for payment of the federal heavy highway vehicle use (HHVU) tax for the 2016-2017 reporting year. Most petroleum marketers must pay the annual HHVU tax on each cargo tank vehicle and transport with a gross vehicle weight of 55,000 pounds or […]


2016 Eastern Energy Expo Recap

After decades of hosting a standalone PPA trade show, a partnership with the Atlantic Region Energy Expo (AREE) and the Oil & Energy Service Professionals (OESP) was established to provide a consolidated industry event now known as the Eastern Energy Expo. The inaugural Eastern Energy Expo was held May 2016 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino […]