Bill Proposes Country-Of-Origin Labeling For Fuel

Law360, New York (January 27, 2010, 12:52 PM EST) -- Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, has sponsored legislation that would require gasoline to bear a label disclosing its country of origin, designed to empower consumers to select domestically produced traditional and alternative fuels over those imported from foreign countries.

Braley introduced the Country of Origin Labeling for Fuels Act, or H.R. 4512, in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, after announcing on Monday his intention to support country-of-origin labeling requirements for fuels in an address to the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association.

The bill would direct the...
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