Relaxation of Summer Gasoline Volatility Standard for Mecklenburg and Gaston counties, North Carolina Direct final action
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a direct final rule on August 17, 2015 (80 FR 49164) to to relax the federal volatility (RVP) standard applicable to gasoline supplied to Mecklenburg and Gaston counties, North Carolina from 7.8 pounds per square inch (psi) to 9.0 psi during the summer ozone season. The direct final rule is effective as of October 16, 2015.
Rulemaking and supporting documents
- Fact Sheet: EPA Approves Request from North Carolina to Relax the Summer Gasoline Volatility Standard for Mecklenburg and Gaston Counties (PDF) (3 pp, 574 K, August 2015, EPA-420-F-15-017)
- Direct Final Rule (PDF) (5 pp, 232 K, published August 17, 2015)