b'200 Years: 1822-2022 Events to Rememberrelease detection35 Years Agoand keep records1987 [Aug WPMN) WPMA in accordance withPresident Joe Wondrack (JW) of state and federalWondrack Distributing in Tri-Cities, UT: (JH) A group of industry members,1997 WPMN Clipsrequirements. WA, attended the (EMA) Spring DEQ leaders and two Utah Legislators wereWMIC: (DL) 1996s HIPAA law would result in increasedConvention in Orlando, Florida, along meeting monthly since the legislative sessionhealth insurance premiums of 520%. Some insurancewith over 800 other marketers and oil in order to reduce friction and improve com- companies had already increased their premiums 10% orcompany executives. He was pleased munication among UST program administra- more in anticipation of the implementation costs of thethat most oil company representatives tors and its participants.HIPAA law. expressed an optimistic outlook forAUG 1987WPMN Cover Clip WA: ED Charlie Brown (CB) was the new StatePast WPMA President Lowepetroleum marketing with jobbers and were pleased with ED and Counsel for WOMA/WIED. On DecemberAshton and his wife Junethe level of profitability that jobbers provided them. 22, 1998, all owners of commercial undergroundtraveled throughout(GT) The actions of the Association saved marketers storage tanks must have their tanks upgraded tothe seven WPMAa calculated amount of money. An example was meet regulatory requirements or start a closure process. states, visitingused from the Utah association, which opposed a USA Today announced that Americans weremembers. Lowe saw a need for higher qualitybill that would require petroleum marketers to pay developing more discriminating taste, as consumerspeople to staff the c-stores, which seemed to be an$100 per tank to the state each year. The association increasingly were bypassing the burgerindustry-wide problem. was successful in reducing the fee to $25, which saved and taco stand and snatching rotisserie1997 (Aug 1) Steve Jobs returned to Apple Computer, Inc atmarketers a lot of money. The association also defeated chicken or even ready-to-eat sushi atMacworld in Boston. legislation such as local-option motor fuel taxes, sales tax the supermarket takeout counter. (Aug 6) Microsoft bought $150 million shares of financiallyon gasoline, attempts to eliminate shrinkage allowances, (GI) During May 1997, states and the EPA had inspectedtroubled Apple Computer. motor fuel tax increases, and Stage II Vapor Recovery. 10,050 facilities that included gas stations, truck and bus1997 (Sep 4) In Lorain, Ohio, the last Ford Thunderbird forID: ED Frank Sattler (FS) On a road trip to fleet refueling facilities. A total of 3,129 facilities werethree years rolled off the assembly line. Alaska, he found that unleaded gasoline, in found in violation of release detection requirements. In(Sep 15) www.google.com was registered by Google. most instances, was priced lower than regu-most cases, the owners were not immediately penalized,1997 (Oct 16) The first color photograph appeared on thelar, and the prices ranged from an average of but were expected to take action to install or performfront page of The New York Times. $1.63 in Canada to $.91 in Anchorage. WPMA News / Fall 202249'