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News Update – February 6

Industry News for February 6, 2015

ADWM Calls for Industry Input 

Less than two weeks into the new job, ADWM Director Andy Tobin has called for input from the regulated community about how to improve the Department.  Director Tobin is bringing a new vision to the ADWM and is making good on Governor Ducey’s promise to have agency directors take a look at regulations in their area and identify ones we can do without.

ADWM is calling for input from the regulated community on potential improvements to the Department.  Please submit your suggestions to me by next Wednesday, February 11.  Alternatively, you can email Michelle Wilson at mwilson@azdwm.gov directly with your ideas. 

Director Tobin and staff will be rolling out these proposed changes to the industry at a workshop on Friday, February 13 at 1:00 pm at the ADWM Offices, 4425 W. Olive Avenue, Suite 134, Glendale, AZ 85302.  Mark your calendars!

PMAA Weekly Review

EIA This Week in Petroleum

Arizona News: 

    • After a four-month long decline, Arizona gas prices rose this week, according to AAA Arizona.  Read more: Arizona Gas Prices on the Rise (from Azcentral.com)
    • Tesla Motors got a step closer to being able to sell cars directly this week, with the passage of HB2216 through the House Commerce Committee.  It also must go before the House Transportation Committee before it can advance to the House Floor.  Similar legislation failed last year. 

NACS News:  

Other News: States Dash to Regulate E-Cigarettes (from wsj.com); Tighter Ozone Standards Are Not the Way Forward (from AFPM blog)