PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Environmental Protection Agency has just issued a temporary “Emergency Fuel Waiver” for Allegheny County.
The waiver lifts the requirement for gas stations in the county to only sell summer blend gasoline until June 17.READ MORE: Pool At Lt. Governor's Residence Will Once Again Be Used To Teach Kids To Swim
The decision is based on a growing supply problem with the summer blend of gas.READ MORE: Stalemate Breaks On To-Go Mixed Drinks For Pennsylvania Bars, Restaurants
Between now and June 17, the EPA says it will try to expedite a permanent lifting of the requirement.
Allegheny County drivers could see a reduction at the pump of 5-8 cents a gallon, on top of the ongoing drop in prices we’ve seen in recent days.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra To Have Live Audiences For Return To Heinz Hall In September
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