U.S. Gasoline Imports Rise Following Temporary Easing of Fuel Standards

August 7th, 2014
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from the Dallas Fed

EPA fuel standards were temporarily waived following major Gulf Coast hurricanes in 2005 and 2008, including Katrina. The results suggest that more uniform environmental standards could help foreign refiners meet extraordinary U.S. gasoline demand.

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Source: http://www.dallasfed.org/assets/documents/research/eclett/2014/el1408.pdf

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