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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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Marathon Petroleum, Motiva capture ILTA’s top safety award

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The International Liquid Terminals Association presented its coveted Platinum Safety Award to Marathon Petroleum, LP and Motiva Enterprise LLC at its 39th Annual ILTA Operating Conference and Trade Show in Houston, Texas, today. In addition, Energy Transfer and Motiva won a Five-Year Safety Milestone Award for sustained excellence in terminal safety performance.

ILTA's Andy Wright Presents at Senate Panel Roundtable on Reforming CFATS

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Chairman Johnson, Ranking Member Peters and Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to participate in today’s roundtable discussion of sensible reforms to the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Program. 
The International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA) is the only trade association focused exclusively on the tank and terminals industry, representing nearly 90 companies with over 600 terminals across all 50 states. ILTA members provide storage and transportation logistics and value-added services for a wide range of liquid commodities, including crude oil, gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, chemicals, renewable fuels, fertilizer, vegetable oil and other food-grade materials. Liquid terminals are critical to the transportation infrastructure that connects producers, manufacturers, retailers and ultimately consumers across the U.S. and into overseas markets in the trade of bulk liquid commodities.   

ILTA President Kathryn Clay's testimony to the Surface Transportation Board on Railroad Demurrage and Accessorial Charges

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Chairman Begeman, Vice Chairman Fuchs, and Member Oberman, thank you for the opportunity to testify today on behalf of the International Liquid Terminals Association. The International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA) represents more than 85 companies operating liquid terminals in all 50 U.S. states and in 37 countries.  Our members’ facilities form a critical link in the transportation of a wide range of liquid commodities, including crude oil, refined products, chemicals, renewable fuels, fertilizers, vegetable oils and other food grade materials. Terminals provide essential logistics services that enable domestic commerce and connect the U.S. economy with overseas markets. 

ILTA Letter on H.R. 2440 the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act

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On behalf of the Members of the International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA) we thank you for your bipartisan leadership in constructing and maintaining America's critical maritime infrastructure. We especially appreciate your bipartisan commitment to provide full utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). As Chairwoman Napolitano observed at the April 10 Subcommittee hearing on this issue, "The case for federal investment is simple: we must use what we collect to maintain our ports to ensure and maintain America's global competitiveness."