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June 12, 2016

House Passes Bill to Delay Implementation of EPA Ozone Standard

The U.S. House of Representatives on June 8 voted 234-137 in favor of the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016 (H.R. 4775) to delay implementation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2015 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone for eight years.

October 5, 2015

EPA Issues New Ozone Standard

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule establishing ground-level ozone standards under the Clean Air Act. The rule, which did not go as far as the environmental community had hoped, is likely to affect fuel retailers in a variety of ways, primarily by injecting more heterogeneity into the motor fuels market, leading to increased costs of supply and ultimately higher prices at the pump.

Industry Warns Stricter Ozone Standard Will Hurt Economy

March 20, 2015

Industry Warns Stricter Ozone Standard Will Hurt Economy

As the comment period closed on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed stricter ozone standard, industry groups warned that more rigid standards would hurt the U.S. economy and middle income families.