ILTA Newsletter

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January 2019

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Welcome to the "New" ILTA News

Our newly re-formatted newsletter will enable us to serve our members better. It's designed to be more visually appealing, easier to read in multiple formats, and make it easier to search previous newsletters by topic. Read More

Letter from the 2019 ILTA Chairman

Jim Dugan, the 2019 Chairman of ILTA, offers a look back at the accomplishments of 2018 and a view toward the organization's work in 2019. Read More

Magellan SVP Melanie Little to Keynote at 2019 Annual Operating Conference

ILTA is excited to announce that Melanie Little, Senior Vice President for Operations at Magellan Midstream Partners, will deliver the opening keynote at this year’s conference. “It’s been some time since we featured an industry leader as a keynote speaker,” noted ILTA president Kathryn Clay. “We are thrilled that Melanie will be sharing her insights with our conference participants.” Read More

Melanie Little
100th Contributor Adds to Conference Idea Site

Since its launch in November, over one hundred professionals from within the tank and terminal industry have joined the on-line conversation to let ILTA know which conference topics are most important to them. Read More

ILTA Welcomes New Team Members

ILTA is pleased to welcome two new team members in January. Cathy Landry joins ILTA as Senior Director of Strategic Communications, and Jason Morganti joins ILTA as our Policy Intern for the Spring of 2019. Read More

2019 RFS Volumes Announced

EPA announces 2019 required volumes of ethanol, cellulosic ethanol, and biomass-based Diesel. Read More

Industry Updates

Updates on new facility openings and acquisitions in the terminal industry. Read More

Industry News
Andino Terminals Mexico joins ILTA

Andino is a Mexican company that owns and operates one bulk liquid terminal in the city of Tuxpan, located in the Mexican state of Veracruz. Andino specializes in the storage and handling of liquid chemicals for a diverse set of client industries operating in Mexico. They report a total storage capacity of 82,500 barrels. Andina tells us they decided to apply to join ILTA in order to be a part of the international community that we represent. Read More

ILTA Welcomes Seven New Supplier Members

ILTA is pleased to announce we have added the following companies as supplier members for 2019: Cycle Construction Company, LLC, DirecTank Environmental Products, LLC, Erthwrks, Inc., Golden Promise Equipment Inc., Priefert Manufacturing, TechStar, and Weeks Marine, Inc. You can read more about these companies here. Read More

Legislative Update
Fate of Chemical Facilities Security Bill Tied to Government Shut Down Impasse

The 115th Congress went out of session on December 31 without passing a funding bill for a quarter of the federal government, and also without a bill to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program beyond January 18, 2019. ILTA is working to educate lawmakers about the need to regulate chemicals according to their physical properties, and correct the classification of gasoline, Diesel, and fuel mixtures. Read More

Federal Register Update

The latest announcements in the Federal Register pertaining to the tanks and terminals industry. Read More