US refiners, EPA continue maneuvering as low-sulfur fuel deadlines loom

Click here to enlarge imageIn their efforts to meet new low-sulfur motor fuel requirements, US refiners face an uncertain regulatory future.Tougher standards for gasoline come sooner than the new diesel rules but are seen as less problematic for industry to meet. The US Environmental Protection Agency under former President Bill Clinton issued the gasoline rule after years of negotiations with refiners, automakers, and environmental groups.When President George W. Bush took office this year, his regulators clarified the gasoline rules slightly. Nevertheless, the tenets and timetables of both the gasoline and diesel standard remain largely intact. Both the gasoline program, which starts ...

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