The American Public Power Association (APPA) is the national service organization representing the interests of over 2,000 municipal and other state- and locally-owned electric utilities in 49 states. Collectively, public power utilities deliver electricity to approximately 48 million customers, serving some of the nation’s largest cities, as
One way to improve the regulatory decision-making process is to make sure government officials fully understand the problem they are trying to tackle. So it should come as no surprise that both railroads and shipper groups are praising a common sense proposal that will allow Commissioners at the Surface Transportation
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Alliance) is a trade association of twelve car and light truck manufacturers including BMW Group, FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Company, Jaguar Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz USA, Mitsubishi Motors, Porsche Cars, Toyota Motors, Volkswagen Group of America and Volvo
The Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ILMA) is the voice of more than 300 American lubricant manufacturers and suppliers, producing more than a quarter of the nation's automotive lubricants and three-quarters of its metalworking fluids.
ILMA members make specialized lubricants for everything from backhoes to bone screws. Their products
There is near universal agreement that the agency charged with resolving freight rail issues is stymied by its own outdated and overly-burdensome rules. The Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) Acting Chairman, Ann Begeman, perfectly encapsulated these concerns when she declared that the Board’s rate review process “is too costly, too time
THE RAIL CUSTOMER COALITION
The coalition is a large collection of trade associations representing a broad cross section of manufacturing, agricultural, and energy industries with operations and employees throughout the United States, including: