Relaxation of the Summer Gasoline Volatility Standard for Shelby County (Memphis), Tennessee
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule on December 15, 2017, to relax the federal volatility (RVP) standard applicable to gasoline supplied to Shelby County (Memphis), Tennessee from 7.8 pounds per square inch (psi) to 9.0 psi during the summer ozone season.
Rulemaking and supporting documents
- Fact Sheet: EPA Approves Request from Tennessee to Relax the Summer Gasoline Volatility Standard for Shelby County (Memphis) Tennessee (PDF) (3 pp, 436 K, EPA-420-F-17-016, December 2017)
- Final Rule (PDF) (5 pp, 230 K, published December 22, 2017)
- Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (PDF) (4 pp, 237 K, published, August 17, 2017)