SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1993

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


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.

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Wilson, RD
Office of Mobile Sources, U. S. Environmental Agency, Washington, DC
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Developed by Committee: D02
Pages: 19–29
DOI: 10.1520/STP15920S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5223-6
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1446-3