Industry Testimony

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GPI Member Company Presidents and CEOs Join Industry Leaders, Urging Trump Transition Team to Promote Rail Shipper Initiatives at the Surface Transportation Board, December 15, 2016

GPI Aligns with Rail Shipper Coalition to Submit Comments to Surface Transportation Board, urging they Adopt Competitive Swithcing Proposal, October 27, 2016 

Glass Container Industry Joins Dozens of Trade Organizations, Urging Congress to Support Competitive Switching Proposal for Rail Shippers, September 7, 2016

GPI Aligns with Rail Customer Coalition, Urging the Surface Transportation Board to Move Quickly on Rate Case Challenge Reform, August 1, 2016

GPI Joins Rail Customer Coalition (RCC), in Requesting the Surface Transportation Board Consider Equitable Arbitration Procedures for the Rail Shipping Industry, June 13, 2016

GPI Asks House Members to Vote Yes on H.R. 4775, The Ozone Standards Implementation Act, June 6, 2016

GPI Urges House and Senate Leadership to Pass H.R. 4775, which would Streamline Requirements and Permit Industry Additional Time to Comply with the 2015 Ozone Standards, April 18, 2016 

GPI Joins other Trade Associations in Requesting the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to Move Forward Quickly on Required Rail Reforms to Improve Shipping for Member Companies and Suppliers to the Glass Container Industry, February 9, 2016 

GPI Urges Congressional Appropriators to Set Aside Sufficient Funds for Improvements to Rail Shipping, Arbitration Dispute and Improved Rail Metrics, February 9, 2016

GPI Urges California Air Resources Board (CARB) to Extend Full Industry Assistance in Cap-and-Trade Program, November 4, 2016

In Support of the Massachusetts Beverage Container Recycling Refund Program (BCRRP), October 14, 2016

GPI Urges California Air Resources Board (CARB) to Continue Maximum Assistance for State's Glass Container Manufacturers, Post 2020, September 19, 2016

GPI Requests the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Continue to Provide Maximum Assistance to the Glass Container Manufacturing Industry, as Participant in the State's Cap and Trade Program, June 10, 2016 

GPI has requested Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner reconsider and the City Council vote down a proposed recycling contract that would remove glass from the city's curbside recycling program, March 20, 2016

GPI Opposes Repeal of Massachusetts Beverage Container Recycling Refund Program, and Attempt to Implement a 1-Cent Per Container Tax to Fund Single Stream Recycling, March 15, 2016

GPI Requests Connecticut Legislature Reject Attempt to Replace Beverage Container Recycling Refund Program with a Non-Refundable Tax to Fund Recycling Programs for Residents, March 11, 2016

GPI Provides Testimony for Maryland House Bill 862, to Create a Beverage Container Recycling Refund Program for the State, March 4, 2016

GPI Provides Support for California Assembly Bill 2576, which would Appropriate Revenue from the State's Cap and Trade Program to Enhance Glass Recycling Efforts, February 24, 2016

GPI Provides Testimony for Maryland Senate Bill 367, to create a Beverage Container Recycling Refund Program for the State, February 18, 2016

GPI Supportive of Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett's Delay of City's Mixed Waste Processing Facility, (aka dirty MRF), February 17, 2016

GMP (Glass Container Industry Union Workforce) Supports Maryland Senate Bill 367, to Create a Beverage Container Recycling Refund Program and Improve Glass Recycling, February 10, 2016

GPI Urges all Members of Congress to Support S. 1562 and H.R. 2903, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2015, December 8, 2015 

GPI Joins Other Members of the Recycling Industries Coalition (RIC) to Push Back Against Proposed Mixed Waste Processing Facility for Berkeley County, SC, November 19, 2015

GPI Urges Congressional Leadership to Pass S. 808, Which Would Improve Service to Rail Shippers, November 18, 2015

GPI Joins Other Associations in Requesting that Congress Maintain the Current Ozone Designation of 75 ppb, November 7, 2015

GPI Urges OSHA to Continue Current Guidelines on Accident and Injury Reporting Requirements, October 28, 2015

GPI Supports Efforts to Delay Positive Train Control (PTC) Requirement to Ensure Delivery of Commodities to Glass Container Manufacturing Plants via Rail, October 23, 2015

GPI Supports Federal Legislation (S. 2031) to Reduce the Royalty Rate Paid by Soda Ash Companies, October 1, 2015

GPI Signs onto Letter to the Obama Adminstration, requesting the retainment of the current National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS), July 29, 2015

GPI Signs on to Letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committee, Encouraing Adequate FY 2016 Funding for the Surface Transportation Board (STB), June 23, 2015

In Support of S. 808, Surface Transportation Board (STB) Reauthorization, to Increase Avenues and Recourse for GPI Members Shipping Raw Materials and Products via Rail, March 24, 2015

GPI Comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the Proposal to Lower the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS), March 18, 2015

In Support of H.R. 767, the Fair BEER Act, to Reduce the Federal Excise Tax on all Brewers, February 18, 2015

In Support of Terrorism Risk Insurance Reauthorization (TRIA) - Provision Included to Protect GPI Member Companies from Restrictive Requirements on Derivative Transactions, January 7, 2015