STP1160: Impact of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments on Motor Fuel-An Overview

    Wilson, RD
    Director, Office of Mobile Sources, U. S. Environmental Agency, Washington, DC,

    Pages: 11    Published: Jan 1993


    Abstract

    The 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments contain a number of provisions related to the fuels used in motor vehicles. These regulatory programs will affect fuel quality in a number of ways. The regulations cover the following aspects of fuels: gasoline volatility, diesel fuel quality, oxygenated fuels, reformulated gasoline and clean alternative fuels. Each of these regulations and their impact on fuel quality is discussed.

    Keywords:

    Emission regulations, Clean Air Act amendments, motor fuel quality, reformulated gasoline, diesel fuel quality, oxygenated fuel


    Paper ID: STP15920S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D02.09

    DOI: 10.1520/STP15920S


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