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Joe McCarthy is an Associate Editor of LP Gas Magazine. You can contact him at jmccarthy@northcoastmedia.net and at 216-363-7930.

Posts by Joe McCarthy

Propane Personality: Safety, training professional Paula Laney Posted on 23 Aug 2019 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Check out a conversation with Paula Laney, the director of safety, education and training for the Oklahoma LP Gas Research marketing and safety commission. Read more»

LPG Spotlight: FS Propane Posted on 21 Aug 2019 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Propane retailer unites its employees in one place for a unique educational event aimed to better prepare for the future. Read more»

FMCSA proposes changes to hours-of-service regulations Posted on 19 Aug 2019 in the Featured & News categories.

Proposed changes to hours-of-service regulations from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration may save the propane industry time and money. Read more»

Missouri Propane Gas Association names 2019-20 board Posted on 16 Aug 2019 in the News categories.

The Missouri Propane Gas Association elected its new leadership at its annual August meeting. Read more»

DOT proposes rulemaking on propane cylinder requalification Posted on 15 Aug 2019 in the Featured & News categories.

The proposed rule will focus on how often propane marketers must qualify, or verify, the condition of cylinders after applying hydrostatic testing. Read more»

Propane powers majority of Kansas City school bus fleet Posted on 15 Aug 2019 in the News categories.

The 155 Blue Bird Type C propane buses purchased by Kansas City Public Schools will aid in NOx reduction and save on maintenance costs. Read more»

Tank Utility partners with remote monitoring company Posted on 14 Aug 2019 in the News categories.

Tank Utility will now offer gauge readers from Xact Tank Monitoring Solutions, a business line of Schmitt Industries, to its remote monitoring customers. Read more»

Anova brings on business adviser for company expansion Posted on 12 Aug 2019 in the News categories.

Bill Kroll will advise Anova, the parent company of propane tank monitoring solutions provider WESROC, through the company's global expansion. Read more»

Study shows NOx benefits with propane-powered school buses Posted on 12 Aug 2019 in the News categories.

A WVU Center for Alternative Fuel Engines and Emissions study found emissions from propane school buses are significantly lower than those from diesel. Read more»

EDP expands into central Michigan, acquires Kent Oil & Propane Posted on 08 Aug 2019 in the News categories.

The acquisition of Kent Oil & Propane is the 25th transaction for Energy Distribution Partners and expands the company into central Michigan. Read more»