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Retailer donating to emergency responders after destructive chain reaction

KINGSBURY, N.Y. -- Cumberland Farms is donating $15,000 to local emergency response agencies to settle a charge over a 2011 gasoline leak that triggered a complex, destructive chain reaction. According to The Post-Star , the case dates back to December 2011, when a vehicle hit a gasoline pump at a...

Executive order relaxes hours of service for fuel truck drivers to ease supply issues

LANSING, Mich. -- Fuel-supply woes in Michigan have triggered a state of energy emergency for the Memorial Day weekend. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) issued an executive order this week that suspends regulations governing hours of service for fuel truck drivers, citing two supply issues that...

Strengthens distributor’s regional footprint

DALLAS -- Empire Petroleum Partners LLC has announced that it successfully acquired the wholesale distribution rights of Keeman Petroleum Co. Inc., a Valdosta, Ga.-based distributor that supplies branded fuel to gas stations primarily in the southern Georgia and Florida markets. The addition of...

EPA attempts to find middle ground between biofuels growth and blend-wall concerns
Legislation aims to limit volume to 9.7% of projected demand
Latest proposals in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Missouri to raise infrastructure funds .
Strong sales expected as retailer ramps up its ethanol push with expanded growth through the end of 2016
Judge rejects four fuel distributors’ motion to dismiss lawsuit
Annual survey ranks top fueling choices among c-stores, big boxes
Indiana chain adding 45 new pumps for ethanol blend