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A respected industry publication for ILTA members, this monthly newsletter highlights legislative and regulatory activities affecting terminal facilities. It also provides news on recent business development within the terminal industry, including new construction, expansions, acquisitions and additions to ILTA's membership, as well as important information about ILTA's committee meetings, conferences and training events. ILTA also offers ILTA News Plus to members. This publication, sent on weeks that ILTA News is not published, aggregates industry and member news.

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Coast Guard Announces Delay to TWIC Reader Rule to May 2026

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ILTA is pleased to share some exceptionally good news related to ILTA’s advocacy efforts on the TWIC reader rule. The Spring Regulatory Agenda was released including a notice that U.S. Coast Guard will be an proposing an additional (at least) 3-year delay in implementation of the TWIC rule.

ILTA to be Represented on DHS Unmanned Aerial Systems Advisory Council

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ILTA will be represented on the United States Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Advisory Council addressing small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS). DHS’ Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is re-establishing the sUAS Security Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC) Working Group.

New Working Group to Review ILTA Safety Awards Program

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ILTA formed a Member led Working Group to reevaluate and revise the ILTA Safety Awards program. Over the last several years, ILTA Members raised concerns about the quality and quantity of information that is used to determine eligibility for the ILTA safety awards.

PFAS Federal, State Policy Update

EPA Announces New Water Health Advisories for PFAS; Several States Pass PFAS Legislation

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On June 15 the EPA announced updated water health advisories for two PFAS (PFOA and PFOS) and created water health advisories for two other PFAS (GenX chemicals and PFBS). While these advisories are not enforceable, many states use these health advisories as the basis for enforceable state-level drinking water standards. All four of these chemicals are currently or have previously been used in AFFF mixtures.