EPA could postpone vehicle-emissions rules, industry says

03/19/2012 | Wall Street Journal, The

Oil and natural gas industry leaders believe that the Environmental Protection Agency could postpone new emissions rules for vehicles and gasoline amid surging prices at the pump. Under the rules, refiners would be required to produce cleaner-burning fuel. "We expect that timing will begin to slip, perhaps for political considerations," said Jack Gerard, president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute.

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