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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 1:16:42 PM

The group representing oil refineries today came out swinging against possible new EPA regulations that would require refineries to make gasoline even cleaner burning.

They issued a press release claiming the Tier 3 proposal would raise fuel costs and was based on flawed analysis:

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) will submit comments on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Proposed Rulemaking on Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards. AFPM is joined by the American Petroleum Institute (API) in opposing a discretionary rulemaking to reduce the sulfur content in gasoline, for which EPA has failed to provide adequate scientific justification, technical need, or cost effectiveness...

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WanderDan
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2013 4:14:47 PM

ahhh - its only the planet right ???? smh
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2013 8:16:32 AM

Bunch of crooks and gas gougers!
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2013 5:43:54 AM

lol Kar. It might be...
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2013 12:42:22 AM



Old story... Old news... Old... OLD!
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:05:36 PM

Sure.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 2:37:14 PM

Yes it will.
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KAR120CSII
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 12:40:31 PM

An old story geared to stir up the EPA haters --

Tell me it ain't so --
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 12:06:12 PM

Of course it will raise fuel costs. Everything government does raises costs.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 11:55:37 AM

Old news
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 10:51:36 AM

If given a choice I'd believe the AFPM before the EPA.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 10:11:41 AM

So now more $$ will be spent to provide the requisite scientific data - which will be provided - to then have those scientific results challenged for impartiality by the testing agency (whoever it is), the test methods used, the interpretation of the results...
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 10:07:43 AM

EPA employees must all make $100k and don't care about the average consumer.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 10:01:14 AM

I think that anyone who works for the EPA should be assessed "taxpayer abuse tax" of $1/hour for every hour they work.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 10:00:34 AM

Another repeated repeat.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 10:00:32 AM

older news
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 10:00:30 AM

and again.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:59:31 AM

Old
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:59:18 AM

Known and old.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:57:43 AM

Old - bureaucrats who know what's good for us controlling our lives with regulations.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:57:14 AM

Of course
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:57:02 AM

EPA is no friend of the American people bunch of socialists. At least at the head and higher ups.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:55:30 AM

Everything the EPA does raises the price of Gas
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:54:13 AM

hopefully not. :)
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:52:51 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:52:48 AM

ALONG W OBOZO, THE EPA HAS TO GO!
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:51:40 AM

not good
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:51:38 AM

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers will use ANY excuse to raise gasoline prices.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:50:16 AM

Old Story
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:49:36 AM

not good
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Old news
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My body likes clean air rather than the dirty stuff.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:47:29 AM

Again, old news.
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At least the state doesn't care long as you pass the smog test
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:46:39 AM

The other way
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:46:23 AM

EPA = TOO Much Gov't = Obama!!!
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:45:40 AM

Obama campaigned on raising fuel prices. He is doing all can to do that.
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Too much government.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:44:13 AM


Really getting old seeing is post!
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I see they still think the same as they did on Friday.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:43:58 AM

Yes, and just about everything else will also.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:43:56 AM

Let's find out for sure before we set new guidelines. We may be spending money where we don't need to.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:43:54 AM

Deport the EPA to China.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:43:28 AM

ok
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Repeated.
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Over and over and over...
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:40:44 AM

well duh, of course it would....
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:40:24 AM

3rd day seeing this article too
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 9:39:34 AM

I hope they do a fair cost benefit analysis
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PD has left the building.
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In other news: Elvis Presley to Appear on the Ed Sullivan Show.
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