NewsBlaze search box Daily News header

Additional Fuel Waivers for New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York

Clean Air Act Waivers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has exercised its authority under the Clean Air Act to temporarily waive federal clean diesel fuel requirements, in sixteen states. THis particular waiver affects New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and in and around New York City.

The waivers allow the use of home heating oil in highway vehicles, nonroad vehicles, and nonroad equipment designated by the States of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York for emergency response. These waivers were granted by EPA in coordination with the Department of Energy (DOE).

Extreme And Unusual Supply Conditions

EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson determined that, as a result of effects of Hurricane Sandy, extreme and unusual supply circumstances exist, which may result in a temporary shortage of diesel fuel compliant with federal regulations. The federal waivers will help ensure an adequate supply of fuel for emergency response in the impacted areas of New Jersey, New York City, and Pennsylvania.

Heating Oil For Some Vehicles

These waivers temporarily allow the use of heating oil in highway vehicles, nonroad vehicles, and nonroad equipment types involved in disaster recovery efforts designated by the States of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York, if ultra low-sulfur diesel fuel is not available. These waivers will not apply to a subset of newer products that could be damaged by the high sulfur fuel.

More information: http://epa.gov/enforcement/air/fuel-waivers.html

  Please leave a comment here     If it does not display within 10 seconds, please refresh the page

Related Top Stories News

A USAF C-46A Curtiss Commando that crashed in the mountains over India in 1945 has been identified by a researcher who was abducted by militants.
Los Angeles Restaurant Owner Valeria Maldonado Quits Food Industry to Become Massage Therapist to the Stars, as detailed in this story.
The convicted men abducted and murdered Arup Dutta, a 21 year young man, son of Apu Dutta, a businessman from Jagiroad town in Morigaon district, on July 17, 2011.
Police identified the three men as Anil Mahato (34), Arun Mahato (32) and Tapon Munda (30). All three were previously cadres of AANLA. A pistol and bullets were seized by police.
A young woman claiming to have psychic powers has swindled hundreds of thousands of dollars from an elderly woman in Brevard County, Fla.
The snack bar company KIND received a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration saying many of the company's products are not as healthy as advertised, USA Today reported.

 

NewsBlaze Writers Of The Month


Popular Stories This Month

newsletter logo

NewsBlaze
Copyright © 2004-2014 NewsBlaze Pty. Ltd.
Use of this website is subject to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy  | DMCA Notice               Press Room   |    Visit NewsBlaze Mobile Site