Legislation for Year-Round High Ethanol Blends Stalls

The combined weight of several amendments under discussion ultimately sank the bill By NACS Online   Legislation that would allow year-round sales of higher ethanol blends will not move through the U.S. Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee this year, after it attracted amendments that targeted major environmental laws, reports Politico. Committee Chairman John Barrasso…

Cook County Overturns Beverage Tax

Repeal of the penny-per-ounce sweetened beverage tax will take effect on December 1, 2017 By NACS Online   On October 11, the Cook County Board officially repealed the controversial city beverage tax. “The repeal was a foregone conclusion after the board’s Finance Committee voted 15-2 on Tuesday, signaling the pop tax would be scrapped after…

BP to Reintroduce Amoco Fuel Brand

First branded station expected to open this year   Refiner and supplier BP announced today that it will reintroduce its Amoco retail fuel brand, giving current BP marketers more growth options in select U.S. markets and helping BP boost retail fuel sales nationwide. Last seen more than a decade ago in the United States, the…