EPA's Proposed Labeling Regs On E15 Draw Furor

Law360, New York (November 4, 2010, 5:09 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed rules to mitigate misfueling by drivers in the wake of its October waiver on higher percentages of ethanol fuel, but some industry leaders say the rules won't go far enough to ensure driver and engine safety.

The EPA will hold hearings Nov. 16 on rules proposed Thursday in the Federal Register that would require gas retailers to display clear labels informing drivers of the regulations governing so-called E15, fuel comprised of 15 percent ethanol.

The EPA faced criticism from...
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