Pa. Suspends Vapor Recovery Rule For New Gas Stations

Law360, New York (August 15, 2012, 6:58 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will stop enforcing a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rules requiring new gas stations to have vapor recovery systems be built into their pumps, the department announced Wednesday.

The so-called Stage II vapor recovery requirements, officials with the department said, are no longer necessary as most new cars and trucks manufactured after 2006 include their own vapor-control technology. Officials said the EPA has allowed states that can prove widespread fleet turnover to remove the Stage II requirements from their air quality...
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