EPA Proposal for New Gas Standards Prompts Backlash

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today a proposal for new standards for cars and gasoline, causing a backlash by the oil industry, which claims the change will cost drivers even more at the pump. The new nationwide standards for gasoline, which still have to go through public comment, will cut sulfur in gasoline by two-thirds, from 30 parts per million to 10 ppm. It will also reduce smog-causing tailpipe emissions by 80 percent. The American oil industry argues that the...Full Story
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