Associations hit pending 15 ppm diesel sulfur rule

Nine industry groups are urging the US Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw a pending rule that would slash the sulfur content of automotive diesel fuel to 15 ppm in 2006 from the current 500 ppm. The industry has offered a reduction to 50 ppm, and the White House Office of Management and Budget is reviewing the proposed rule.The groups said, "We are committed to dramatically reducing diesel engine emissions but are concerned about maintaining a stable and reasonably priced supply of diesel fuel and other middle distillates, including home heating oil."The nine groups are the American Petroleum Institute, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association (NPRA), the Petroleum Marke...

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