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EPA Proposes New Rule To Clean Up Gasoline And Reduce Smog

NPR | March 29, 2013 4:55 p.m.

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Richard Harris

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed on Friday a rule to clean up gasoline. The new lower sulfur gas is already what California uses to reduce air pollution, and the EPA wants it to be used nationwide. The agency estimates that it would save lives while adding a penny a gallon to the cost of gas. The oil industry fears it will cost more.

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