China Pledges To Cap Sulfur In Fuel By 2017

Law360, Los Angeles (February 6, 2013, 8:43 PM EST) -- In a move linked to worldwide efforts to increase air-quality standards, China plans to lower the amount of sulfur allowed in gasoline and diesel fuel to levels found in Europe by 2017, Chinese state media said Wednesday.

The Chinese State Council, the country’s highest administrative body, said that by the end of the year it would adopt standards lowering the amount of sulfur allowed in gasoline to 10 parts per million, down from the current 50 ppm of sulfur used in the country’s wealthier regions and...
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