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  • IRS issues revised form for biodiesel blender credit February 19, 2020
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a revised IRS Form 8849 Schedule 3, which is required to file the one-time retroactive biodiesel credit claim for blends created during calendar years 2018 and 2019.
  • Update from Capitol Hill February 19, 2020
    Both chambers of Congress are out of session in observation of the Presidents' Day holiday. Lawmakers will return to legislative business next week.
  • NACS warns retailers about e-cigarette flavor ban stings February 19, 2020
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now enforcing its new policy prohibiting the sale of unauthorized flavored vapor cartridges. The ban went into effect on Feb. 6, and the FDA immediately began enforcing the policy shift. Tobacco and menthol vapor cartridges can remain on the shelf. According to NACS, some retailers have reported that […]
  • NATSO, others urge Senate to take up transportation legislation February 19, 2020
    NATSO joined with more than 40 organizations representing businesses, transportation and local governments in urging Senate leaders to take up legislation to reauthorize the federal surface transportation program as soon as possible. Current surface transportation law is set to expire in 2020.
  • DOT office of drug and alcohol policy and compliance notice February 19, 2020
    The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, Pub. L. 115-334, (Farm Bill) removed hemp from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act. Under the Farm Bill, hemp-derived products containing a concentration of up to 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are not controlled substances.
  • Annual Women in Energy Conference | May 17-18, Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT February 19, 2020
    Meet fellow members, connect with friends or, simply see what the association is all about. Committees have been planning this event for the past several months and they are excited to announce the program.
  • FMCSA reduces carrier registration fees February 19, 2020
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has published a final rule reducing the fees for the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Plan for 2020 and later years (85 Fed. Reg. 8192, Feb. 13, 2020).
  • Upcoming Classes February 19, 2020
    Our 2020 first quarter classes are filing up FAST. If you want to sign up, now’s the time! Give us a call here in the office at 207-729-5298 or click here to view all our classes and sign up online.
  • In memoriam: Julie Gill (Jan. 30, 1952-Feb. 18, 2020) February 19, 2020
    An industry leader, relentless warrior, Legend of Oil Heat and original "Woman in Energy," Julie A. Gill, passed away at her daughters home on Feb. 18, 2020. As former Executive Director of the Oil Heat Institute, Inc., Julie left an indelible mark on the energy industry, and paved the way for many to follow in […]
  • Save the date: Northern New England Energy Conference set for June 14-16 February 19, 2020
    Save the Date! The Northern New England Energy Conference is back again in 2020. Join us at the amazing Mount Omni Resort in Bretton Woods New Hampshire June 14-16. Registration is now open! Room blocks are NOW OPEN and can be found here! You can keep up to date on all relevant information at
  • Save the date: Propane Summit 4.0 | April 22, 2020 February 19, 2020
    Registration is now open for Propane Summit 4.0, scheduled for April 22 at The Hilton Garden Inn in Auburn, Maine. Get an early-bird discount if you register before March 15.
  • New member: Pat's Propane February 19, 2020
    Welcome to our newest member Pat’s Propane. Pat's Propane is a business that delivers propane and tanks to residential and commercial buildings at the best possible prices. You can learn more about them and their services here.
  • Canadian rail blockades delaying propane cars February 19, 2020
    PGANE is communicating with several states and members concerning the rail blockades in Canada. Fortunately, warmer weather has created a surplus of product in most of the region, however, we are starting to see delays on rail into the area from Canada, and some members have cars stranded upstream of the blockade.
  • Fuel Your Love February 19, 2020
    All, we just finished up the best FUEL YOUR LOVE! For our fifth anniversary we had more participants than ever before and reached a larger audience! Social media and news certainly did spread the love for us this year and still is! If you missed this year's ride along video, you can watch it here […]