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· NACS praises new menu-labeling legislation
The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) hailed the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act, legislation introduced July 24, as a thoughtful approach to providing the necessary flexibility and understanding of convenience store foodservice operations
· API’s safety indicators for refiners are accepted, with conditions
Safety performance indicators for the refining and petrochemical industries, developed by the American Petroleum Institute (API), have been initially accepted by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board
· Tip: Turn a ‘day’ into an opportunity
· Petroleum industry and ethanol suppliers at odds over E15
The availability of E15 at a Zarco 66 station in Lawrence, Kansas, touched off an exchange between the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Renewable Fuels Association
· EIA forecasts average of $3.39 for regular in third quarter of 2012
In its July 10 Short-Term Energy Outlook, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot price to average about $88 per barrel over the second half of 2012 and the U.S. refiner acquisition cost (RAC) of crude oil to average $93 per barrel, both about $7 per barrel lower than last month's Outlook
· California's Independent Oil Marketers, Service Station and Automotive Repair associations. now one
The California Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) is partnering with the California Service Station and Automotive Repair Association (CSSARA).
· Walmart urges rejection of proposed settlement with credit card industry
Walmart issued a brief statement saying it is “disappointed” in the proposed credit card interchange fee settlement.
· Lil’ Drug Store Products renews supply relationship with Circle K
Lil’ Drug Store Products said it renewed its supply relationship with Circle K, which is part of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.
· In Maryland: Costco to change gas station plans after council tightens regulations
The Montgomery County Council unanimously voted to tighten gas station zoning restrictions, effectively blocking Costco's highly disputed plans to build a station in Wheaton, Md.
· New York City continues to push for limits on size of ‘sugary drinks’
Obesity is a growing crisis in New York City and sugary drinks are a leading cause of the epidemic, says the city's mayor and supporters of a ban on sugary drinks.
· RACETRAC EVEN MORE CONVENIENT FOR FLEET CARD USERS
NOW ACCEPTS CARDS FROM U.S. BANK VOYAGER® NETWORK
· Lubbock couple gets celebrity treatment at 7-Eleven store for Date Night
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