Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) Articles

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Three Victories for NATSO Members at NCWM

August 1, 2016

Three Victories for NATSO Members at NCWM

The National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) held its Annual Meeting in Denver, Colo., during the week of July 25, 2016. NATSO testified at the Conference, which considered several important issues for travel plaza and truckstop operators. On all three topics on which NATSO advocated, the Conference adopted favorable positions during the critical "voting session" on the final day of the Annual Meeting.

CARB Waives RVP Limit Amid Gasoline Shortages

October 15, 2012

CARB Waives RVP Limit Amid Gasoline Shortages

California Air Resources Board has temporarily waived California's Reid Vapor Pressure limit to 9 pounds per square inch (psi), up from 7 psi.

EPA Temporarily Waives Summer Fuel Requirements For States Hit by Hurricane

September 10, 2012

EPA Temporarily Waives Summer Fuel Requirements For States Hit by Hurricane

EPA last week temporarily waived RVP requirements in eight states to prevent gasoline shortages after fuel supplies from refineries in the Gulf area were disrupted by Hurricane Isaac.