NPRA: EPA should consider supply with new sulfur rule

US regulators should be mindful that refiners still face unresolved downstream issues when drafting new low-sulfur rules for diesel-powered boats and trains, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association said Aug. 30.A final rule is not expected until next year.In comments filed with the US Environmental Protection Agency, NPRA said it generally supports EPA's draft plan to dramatically lower nonroad diesel sulfur levels. But the group said its members are worried that the multitude of regulatory programs the industry is facing might increase the chance of a supply disruption.NPRA also said there is a chance that engine manufacturers might not have the right equipment in time to m...

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