- The proposal would dramatically change how refiners blend gasoline and how they meet federal clean air requirements.
- But according to the AAA, many other cities that require the cleaner blend gasoline ( though not ethanol ) showed only modest price increases over the past month.
- California argued two years ago to the Environmental Protection Agency that it wanted a waiver from such a mandate because refiners had other ways to blend gasoline that were cheaper and cleaner.
- The FTC investigation began three years ago after complaints about widely varying gasoline prices in different parts of California even though the region is essentially a single market producing similar blend gasoline.
- Those who blend gasoline with ethanol receive a 5.4-cent-a-gallon federal tax break, and the reformulated gasoline program is the primary market for the fuel.
- Few refineries make the so-called Phoenix Blend gasoline that stations in the Phoenix area are required to sell, which severely limits their ability to find additional supplies to offset the current shortfall.
- Thanks to groundbreaking technology that blends gasoline engines with batteries and electric motors, both Honda Insight and the Toyota Prius ( Latin for " to go before " ) are more capable and less needy than you might imagine.
- Responding to Wyden's allegations, Exxon Mobil noted that the California Supreme Court on Thursday, in a 7-0 ruling, rejected charges that major oil companies had attempted to drive smaller refiners out of business or manipulated supplies of the special California-blend gasoline.
- But gasoline futures lost nearly 6 percent Wednesday and Thursday after the Environmental Protection Agency allowed Citgo Petroleum Corp ., a key Midwest refiner, to sell winter-blend gasoline in the region two weeks earlier than usual and producers began shipping product from other parts of the country to the Chicago and Milwaukee areas.