EPA POSTPONES EFFECTIVE DATE FOR BENZENE REDUCTION RULE

The Environmental Protection Agency has delayed a rule requiring a 93% reduction in benzene emissions from U.S. refineries and other plants "due to substantial confusion in industry." It will issue clarifying amendments, and the rule will not take effect until Dec. 1. The National Petroleum Refiners Association said the final rule will be ,'very expensive" for refiners.

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