TREAD Act continues to affect industry
- Public still shows ignorance of value of retreaded tires. // Rubber & Plastics News;4/5/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 18, p8
The article presents the author's views on House Bill 981 passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. According to the author, it is hard to believe in this day and age, some people still think retreads tires are junk. The author states that retreads tires are good enough for the airlines, good...
- Miss. gives Cooper Tupelo incentives. Moore, Miles // Tire Business;2/16/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p4
A summary is presented of the amendments to the Mississippi's Major Economic Impact Act, signed by the Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour.
- Cooper obtains funds for plant. Moore, Miles // Rubber & Plastics News;2/23/2009, Vol. 38 Issue 15, p3
A summary is presented of a bill signed by Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour that revises the definition of the term project under Mississippi's Major Economic Impact Act to allow state aid to existing tire plants.
- Ohio lawmakers mull doubling scrap tire fee. Fedchenko, Vera // Tire Business;5/23/2005, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p21
This article reports that Ohio tire dealers are closely monitoring a bill in the state house that would double the state's scrap tire fee to $2 and use the additional funds to pay for Ohio's litter cleanup. House Bill 66, a comprehensive budget bill, passed in April with the proposed tire fee...
- Small part of N.J. tire tax to fund cleanups. Moore, Miles // Tire Business;7/19/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p15
The New Jersey legislature has established a $1.50 tax on new tires sold in the state, and the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) feels the new law reflects a pernicious trend in state tire legislation. The $1.50 tax is assessed on all new tires, including tires and spares on new vehicles....
- TIA rechristens checkoff. Moore, Miles // Tire Business;1/17/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 21, p3
The article focuses on the proposal called the Tire Initiative for Research, Education and Safety (TIRES) in the U.S. Congress. Convinced of the necessity of an industry checkoff program to fund consumer and technician education, the Tire Industry Association (TIA) is taking its case to tire...
- States drop fuel-efficiency bills. Moore, Miles // Tire Business;4/9/2007, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p43
The article presents information on issues related to fuel-efficiency legislative bills of Maryland and Connecticut. Due to pressure from tire and automotive aftermarket trade associations, state legislators at both the states have dropped efforts to pass replacement tire fuel-efficiency...
- Retread groups fight wording in Senate bill. Moore, Miles // Rubber & Plastics News;3/22/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 17, p22
The article reports that retread industry is concerned about a bill that already has passed the Georgia House of Representatives and is now in the state Senate, though happy about defusing a U.S. Congressional threat to retreads. Both Tire Industry Association and the Tire Retread & Repair...
- Pa. attempts new scrap-tire tack. Wilkinson, Mitch // Waste News;12/16/96, Vol. 2 Issue 31, p23
Focuses on the Waste Tire Recycling Act which was approved by Pennsylvania lawmakers on November 25, 1996. Purpose of the law; Information on the law passed; Efforts made by the Republican Governor, Tom Ridge; Comments from department's scrap-yard program coordinator, Jay Ort.