Frequent Questions

What is a fuels waiver?

In the event of a fuel supply emergency, EPA, with the concurrence of the Department of Energy, may temporarily waive a fuel or fuel additive requirement if doing so will alleviate the fuel supply emergency.

Clean Air Act Section 211(c)(4)(C), which authorizes fuels waivers, specifies the criteria for granting a fuels waiver, and the conditions that must be included in a fuels waiver.

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