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Gasoline Aromatics – A Toxic Brew that Surrounds Us All


Leadership on Natural Gas and Cleaner Fuels

Leadership on Natural Gas and Cleaner Fuels Remarks by the Honorable Timothy E. Wirth Energy Future Coalition EPA Region 8 State Directors Meeting Denver, Colorado May 11, 2011 Thank you for that kind introduction, and a special thanks to my old friend and colleague, Jim Martin. We are so fortunate to have him in office […]


Ethanol Would Help California Meet Low Carbon Fuel Standard and Improve Public Health

On February 17, 2015, the Energy Future Coalition (EFC) and Urban Air Initiative (UAI) submitted comment to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) on their proposed re-adoption of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). In the comment, EFC & UAI contend that: Automakers who continue to use internal combustion engines must increase engine efficiency to […]


Ultrafine particles from vehicles: a missing piece in emissions regulations

Cross-posted from the Environmental and Energy Study Institute’s blog, written by Jenifer Collins and Jessie Stolark on June 6, 2014. On Monday June 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took the single largest step to control stationary sources of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other harmful emissions in the nation’s history. It announced a proposed […]


Public Health

What goes into gasoline directly affects the emissions that come out of the tailpipe. In the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, Congress gave EPA the duty to “promulgate (and from time to time revise)” regulations governing emissions of “hazardous air pollutants from motor vehicles and motor vehicle fuels.” Congress required that these regulations “reflect the […]


Clean Fuels

Eliminating Aromatic Hydrocarbons from our Nation’s Motor Fuel What are aromatic hydrocarbons? Aromatic hydrocarbons make up 20-30% of each gallon of gasoline. The most common aromatic hydrocarbons include benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylene (BTEX). Benzene is the most hazardous and is a known carcinogen. Whereas, toluene and xylene convert to benzene in the combustion process […]


Ultrafine Particles from Vehicles: A Missing Piece in Emissions Regulations

Cross-posted from the Environmental and Energy Study Institute’s blog, written by Jenifer Collins and Jessie Stolark on June 6, 2014. On Monday June 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took the single largest step to control stationary sources of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other harmful emissions in the nation’s history. It announced a proposed regulation to […]


Health Effects of Fine Particles from Vehicle Emissions

  HEALTH EFFECTS OF FINE PARTICLES FROM VEHICLE EMISSIONS   Event Details   April 1, 2014 Hosted by the Institute of Medicine at: National Academy of Sciences 2101 Constitution Ave. NW Washington, DC   CLICK HERE FOR THE CONFERENCE AGENDA    CLICK HERE FOR PRESENTATIONS FROM THE CONFERENCE     Numerous scientific studies have linked exposure […]


New Fuels for Health, Economy, and a Clean Energy Future

New Fuels for Health, Economy, and a Clean Energy Future The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new rules for the cars and fuels of the future – formally known as Tier 3 Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards.  The Energy Future Coalition recently offered comments on those rules, urging EPA to “usher in a new […]