EPA issues fuel rule waiver for states following pipeline hack

May 11, 2021
EPA has issued a special waiver exempting parts of three Eastern states and the District of Columbia from having to meet federal fuel volatility regulations in order to ease the flow of gasoline to East Coast consumers following the cyberattack that shut down the Colonial Pipeline that supplies fuel to much of the region. The waiver applies to areas that are required to use reformulated gasoline, which is needed to reduce fuel volatility and limit air emissions to maintain air...

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