U.S. Eases Clean Gasoline Rules in East After Sandy

The U.S. environmental regulator temporarily waived clean gasoline requirements through November 20 across the eastern seaboard to ease a supply crunch after Hurricane Sandy.
November 1, 2012
 

The U.S. environmental regulator temporarily waived clean gasoline requirements through November 20 across the eastern seaboard to ease a supply crunch after Hurricane Sandy.

"I have determined that an 'extreme and unusual fuel supply circumstance' exists that will prevent the distribution of an adequate supply of gasoline to consumers," Lisa Jackson, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, said in a letter on Wednesday to governors of the states.

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