EPA To Amend Emissions Standards For Gas Facilities

Law360, New York (July 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to amend a set of national emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants from gasoline distribution facilities in response to a lawsuit filed by a group of automobile manufacturers.

According to a proposed settlement agreement filed in the Federal Register Tuesday, the EPA will alter the emissions regulations enacted last January by creating exemptions for certain gas dispensers and storage tanks with a capacity of less than 250 gallons, and by clarifying the definitions of gasoline dispensing facilities and bulk...
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