Press Releases

February 29, 2012 NPGA Leads Coalition of Over 58 Companies and Trade Associations in Protest of Unjust Tariff Increases on the Enterprise TEPPCO Pipeline: The National Propane Gas Association announced Monday, February 27, 2012 that it and a coalition of over 58 companies and trade associations protested an unjust and unreasonable tariff increase on the Enterprise TEPPCO pipeline, which runs from near Houston, Texas, to Upstate New York.

June 30, 2011 NPGA Elects Carl Hughes as Chairman: NPGA announced that Carl Hughes, Senior Vice President of Inergy, L.P. was elected Chairman during its Mid-Year Board of Directors meeting held June 13, 2011 in Washington, DC, in conjunction with Propane Days.

June 30, 2011 NPGA Elects Ray Murray as Chairman-elect: NPGA announced that Ray Murray, Co-Chairman of Ray Murray, Inc. was elected as Chairman-elect during its Mid-Year Board of Directors meeting held June 13, 2011 in Washington, DC.

June 30, 2011 NPGA Elects Gary France as Vice-Chairman: NPGA announced that Gary France, President and owner of France Propane Service, Inc, was elected as Vice Chairman during its Mid- Year Board of Directors meeting held June 13, 2011 in Washington, DC.

June 30, 2011 NPGA Elects David Lugar as Treasurer:  NPGA announced that David Lugar, Vice President of Supply and Logistics for AmeriGas Propane was elected Treasurer during its Mid- Year Board of Directors meeting held June 13, 2011 in Washington, DC.

May 27, 2011 NPGA Applauds House and Senate Introduction of the Propane Green Autogas Solutions Act ("Propane Gas Act") of 2011
The National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) applauds House Republican Conference Secretary Representative John Carter (R-TX) and Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) on their introduction of the Propane Green Autogas Solutions Act ("Propane Gas Act") of 2011 (H.R. 2014/ S. 1120) in the House and Senate.

April 7, 2011 Propane Industry Urges Congress to Protect Consumer Choice In Alternative Fuel Vehicle Purchasing Decisions
Washington, DC – Noting the introduction of the New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions (NATGAS) Act of 2011, NPGA President Richard Roldan urged Congress to think twice about enacting any bill that removes consumer choice from purchasing decisions on alternative fuel vehicles. 

September 28, 2010 NPGA Re-Launches Website and Expands Social Media
Washington, D.C. — NPGA is constantly looking for ways to provide additional resources to our members. We have listened to member feedback requesting a more streamlined website and we have developed a new design and layout. 

June 21, 2010 NPGA Elects Roland Penta as Chairman Phelps Sungas President Will Lead National Trade Association
Washington, DC — The National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) announced that Roland Penta, President of Phelps Sungas was elected as the new association Chairman during NPGA’s Mid-Year Board of Directors meeting held June 7, 2010 in Washington, DC.

June 21, 2010 NPGA Elects Carl Hughes as Chairman-elect: Senior Vice President of Inergy, L.P. Joins Leadership of National Trade Association
Washington, DC — The National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) announced that Carl Hughes, Senior Vice President of Inergy, L.P. was elected as the new association Chairman-elect during NPGA’s Mid-Year Board of Directors meeting held June 7, 2010 in Washington, DC. 

June 21, 2010 NPGA Elects Ray Murray as Vice-Chairman: Co-Chairman of Ray Murray, Inc Joins Leadership of National Trade Association
Washington, DC — The National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) announced that Ray Murray, Co-Chairman of Ray Murray, Inc. was elected as the new association Vice-Chairman during NPGA’s Mid-Year Board of Directors meeting held June 7, 2010 in Washington, DC.

June 21, 2010 NPGA Elects Gary France as Treasurer: President of France Propane Services Joins Leadership of National Trade Association
Washington, DC — The National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) announced that Gary France, President and owner of France Propane Service, Inc, was elected as the new association Treasurer during NPGA’s Mid-Year Board of Directors meeting held June 7, 2010 in Washington, DC.

March 10, 2010 NPGA Launches Partnership with Breaux-Lott Leadership Group: Partnership Will Supplement Existing Lobbying Efforts — The National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) has a more extensive legislative agenda than ever before. As a result, NPGA launched a partnership with the Breaux- Lott Leadership Group to enhance the propane industry’s advocacy efforts in Congress. Over the next year, this strengthened legislative team will aggressively support federal legislation to grow the industry.

October 22, 2009 Propane Association Supports the Streamline Alternative Fuel Vehicle Conversions Act -- The National Propane Gas Association applauds the introduction of the Streamline Alternative Fuel Vehicle Conversions Act (S. 1809) by Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and James Inhofe (R-OK), companion legislation to H.R. 3431 introduced by Representatives Dan Boren (R-OK) and Heath Shuler (D-NC). This legislation seeks to simplify and streamline the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emissions certification process for aftermarket fuel conversion systems.

June 29, 2009 Propane Association Supports the Recently Proposed Fueling America Act -- The National Propane Gas Association has released a statement regarding the newly proposed Fueling America Act, which was introduced on June 25, 2009 by Senators Mark Pryor (D-AR) and Jim Inhofe (R-OK). The legislation seeks to increase the production and sale of propane and natural gas vehicles and develop propane and natural gas vehicle infrastructure across the country. This bill reinforces propane’s role as a reliable alternative fuel. (June 29, 2009)

April 8, 2009 Propane Association Presses Congress to Reject Card Check Legislation -- The National Propane Gas Association and many of its 3,200 membesr have voiced concern and opposition regarding the the proposed Employee Free Choice Act (S. 560 and H.R. 1409). NPGA's membership overwhelmingly opposes the elimination of secret ballots and and other changes that would hamper customer service and delivery efficiency.

March 25, 2009  Propane Association President Richard Roldan Addresses EPA Endangerment Finding Recommendation -- The National Propane Gas Association's (NPGA) President Richard Roldan expressed deep concern with reports that the Environmental Protection Agency is pressing ahead with an endangerment finding on greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act.


 



 

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