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Lawmakers Seek Six-Year Extension For Controversial UST Requirements

June 13, 2018
Dozens of House and Senate lawmakers are urging EPA to extend by six years an October deadline for inspections of underground storage tanks (USTs), saying the requirement will place an overwhelming financial burden on fuel retailers, especially small businesses, an argument fuel retailers made when EPA crafted the requirement in 2015. “I am sure we can all agree that regulations should be designed to protect the environment through reasonable requirements, not consist of infeasible rules that pile up violations and...

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