March 5, 2014

EPA Rules on Gas

Get ready to pay.

The EPA has issued another regulation, this one in the form of new rules governing sulfur levels in gasoline. The so-called Tier 3 rules (third in a series) mandate cutting sulfur by 60%, which, Reuters reports, “should also reduce tailpipe and evaporative emissions from cars, light and medium-duty trucks and some heavy-duty vehicles.” The EPA claims these regulations will prevent up to 2,000 premature deaths annually, as well as 50,000 cases of children with respiratory ailments – all for the bargain price of 1 cent per gallon of gas. Who could oppose such a sensible regulation? In reality, the rules will almost surely cost far more than 1 cent per gallon, and they will cause a domino effect in the economy as people pay more at the pump and for everything that requires transport, such as food. But surely the EPA wouldn’t overestimate the benefits…

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