TITLE

New US gas rules to hit Asia benzene

AUTHOR(S)
Chakravarty, Mahua; Lefebvre, Ben; Kamalick, Joe
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;8/30/2010, Vol. 278 Issue 6, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Mobile Source Air Toxics (MSAT) II regulations set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The regulation will limit the use of the carcinogenic chemical in gasoline. The regulation will come into effect on January 1, 2011. However, smaller refiners are being given longer to meet the MSAT requirement by January 1, 2015. The new regulation represents a near 50% cut in the current 1.3% benzene content of reformulated gasoline.
ACCESSION #
53733337

 

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