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Confirm that the only specification for a blendstock being added to finished gasoline in early use of the Simple Model is a per gallon specification not exceeding the antidumping baseline exhaust benzene level, (per Section 80.101(g)(3)), and later the ex

Under the simple model for 1995-1997, refiners and importers are required to meet standards for exhaust benzene, sulfur, olefins and T90 on an annual average basis for conventional gasoline and, under certain conditions, applicable blendstocks as specified in § 80.102. Beginning in 1998, refiners and importers are required to meet standards for exhaust NOx and toxics emissions on an annual average basis.

There are no "per-gallon" requirements for conventional gasoline. The anti-dumping requirements do not preclude the blending of ethanol with finished gasoline or with blendstocks which become gasoline upon the addition of oxygenates.(7/1/94)

This question and answer was posted at Consolidated List of Reformulated Gasoline and Anti-Dumping Questions and Answers: July 1, 1994 through November 10, 1997 (PDF)(333 pp, 18.17 MB, EPA420-R-03-009, July 2003, About PDF)