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EPA’s Earth Day Tip: Don’t Top Off Gas Tank—‘Small Spill Adds to Air Pollution’
Cybercast News Service ^ | April 22, 2013 | Penny Starr

Posted on 04/27/2013 2:48:20 PM PDT by Olog-hai

In the ‘tip of the day’ on its Earth Day website, the Environmental Protection Agency tells visitors that topping off one’s gas tank hurts the environment.

“During hot weather, don't top off your gas tank,” the tip on the home page says. “Even a small gas spill adds to air pollution and wastes fuel.” …

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Conspiracy; Weather
KEYWORDS: earthday; epa; leninsbearthday; leninsbirthday
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1 posted on 04/27/2013 2:48:21 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

good grief! :[


2 posted on 04/27/2013 2:51:30 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Olog-hai

FU EPA


3 posted on 04/27/2013 2:51:36 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: Olog-hai

I’ve got a great “Earf Day” tip for the EPA but Jim would throw me off the site.


4 posted on 04/27/2013 2:52:25 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I got expelled from the "fundamental transformation" indoctrination center.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Go Earf yourself?


5 posted on 04/27/2013 2:56:22 PM PDT by Salamander (Freeps With Boas)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

You and me, both...


6 posted on 04/27/2013 2:56:55 PM PDT by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the Muskets of the 21st Century. Free men need not ask permission.)
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To: Olog-hai

Those people can kiss my butt. I think I will slosh some on the ground just to piss them off.


7 posted on 04/27/2013 2:57:48 PM PDT by rlmorel ("We'll drink to good health for them that have it coming." Boss Spearman in Open Range)
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To: Olog-hai

I top off, for fun and entertainment.


8 posted on 04/27/2013 2:59:15 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: umgud

I dealt with EPA my entire career. I think many of you would be shocked at their tactics. Probably the closest thing we have in this country to the Gestapho.


9 posted on 04/27/2013 2:59:57 PM PDT by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: Olog-hai
From COMMENTS blog at end of the article:

They re LYING.

1. The bulk storage tanks underground are VENTED TO THE ATMOSPHERE. Tens of thousands of gallons in the storage tank are vented to ATMOSPHERE, what the HELL difference does a half ounce of gas outside make?

2. topping up DOES NOT cause spills or excess emissions from the purge system in a car. The pumps are designed to shut off the instant the fuel reaches the filler neck inside the tank.

Liberals = Liars

As in the bald faced lie about unplugging the cell phone charger, they take a small bit of outdated information and try to apply it to today. Modern cell phone chargers are SWITCH MODE POWER SUPPLIES that dont draw any power when not charging. They are as good as unplugged when the phone is disconnected.

10 posted on 04/27/2013 3:00:49 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Olog-hai

I f@rt in the EPA’s general direction


11 posted on 04/27/2013 3:02:51 PM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Olog-hai

Advice for the Little People.

Meanwhile, our congressional Masters - and hussein himself - fill their gas guzzlers to overflowing and send the bill to the taxpayers.


12 posted on 04/27/2013 3:05:26 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: Olog-hai

Save trees and wipe you ass with your bare left hand.


13 posted on 04/27/2013 3:06:40 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Olog-hai

Pour gas on floor of garage, add Tide, scrub and hose off and wash down the street!!!

Comes clean every time!!!

Bring back the smog of the 40s and 50s in los Angeles and maybe all the complaining easterners will go back to where the came from!!!


14 posted on 04/27/2013 3:08:31 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: Olog-hai

If I fill my tank, (i.e find a station with a good price) I normally give it a extra click to make sure it is full. I have never had a spill because of that. Ever.

Now, those CRAB-compliant gas cans are a different story.


15 posted on 04/27/2013 3:09:13 PM PDT by matt04
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To: Olog-hai
Are they going to be pissed that I use old motor oil to control weeds around the foundation of my shop building?

/johnny

16 posted on 04/27/2013 3:15:36 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: catfish1957

I have dealt with them and their ilk since their inception and you’re right, they are like the gestapo.


17 posted on 04/27/2013 3:16:31 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Actually, the shutoff occurs with significant capacity left in the tank, 4-6 gallons in our work Fords and over 2.5 in my Chevy.

I always manually retract the vapor hood and visually fill to the top. It's difficult on some pump styles that have a tight trigger or the long boot, but most of them are set to dispense at a graduated rate.

I LIKE having an extra day between fills, or the ability to get 525+ miles out of a tank on my truck on a road trip...

18 posted on 04/27/2013 3:18:56 PM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: dalereed

Close to what I do, but in the country after we scrub and hose off I send a match in a graceful arc and let it burn off while it’s running down the driveway.


19 posted on 04/27/2013 3:19:30 PM PDT by GreyHoundSailor
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To: Olog-hai

Liberals are idiots. Want watch a liberal go insane? Pour gas on the ground. They’ll claim it’ll take “millions of years for Earf to heal herself!”


20 posted on 04/27/2013 3:20:34 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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