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New Jersey gets diesel waiver to avoid shortfall after Sandy ('til Nov. 13- Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel)
Yahoo! News ^ | 10/31/12 | Reuters

Posted on 10/31/2012 1:35:50 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday granted New Jersey a temporary waiver on Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) requirements to help counter a shortfall in fuel supplies in parts of the state following Hurricane Sandy.

The waiver allows for the sale of diesel fuel that exceeds standards of 15 parts per million of sulfur under limited conditions effective immediately, according to a letter from EPA administrator Lisa Jackson to Governor Chris Christie.

The waiver -- which the letter said aimed to "minimize or prevent disruption of the supply of diesel in New Jersey" -- extends for sales through November 13.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: diesel; dieselwaiver; epa; epasandy; newjersey; shortfall; waiver
What a joke. a sad sad joke.. that they even have to ask..
1 posted on 10/31/2012 1:35:52 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

those rules shouldn’t even exist


2 posted on 10/31/2012 1:37:02 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

unfortunately, New Jersey Law forbids citizen’s to pump their own fuel.... they’re still SOL


3 posted on 10/31/2012 1:43:11 PM PDT by TV Dinners (Hope is not a Strategy)
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To: TV Dinners

d’oh!


4 posted on 10/31/2012 1:44:30 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: NormsRevenge

RIGHT THIS MINUTE, I WOULD GLADLY PUNCH CHRIS CHRISTIE IN BOTH HIS EYES AND THEN HIS NOSE. IF HE HAD HIS FACE GLUED ANY MORE TIGHTLY TO OBAMA’S BUTT IT WOULD BE A PERMANENT FIXTURE!!!


5 posted on 10/31/2012 1:48:34 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and none dare call it treason)
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To: NormsRevenge

I think Christie is smart as hell.

1. Got money and waivers from BO for NJ.

2. Made points for his own reelection.

3. Had BO “ campaigning” in a state he is sure to win and out of Ohio.


6 posted on 10/31/2012 2:08:00 PM PDT by gartrell bibberts (Remember always...MORE than 50% of Americans are of below average intelligence today.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Can we get them to waive the DEF too?


7 posted on 10/31/2012 2:20:46 PM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: NormsRevenge

Thank you all-powerful, yet benevolent EPA.


8 posted on 10/31/2012 2:24:45 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: GeronL

“those rules shouldn’t even exist”

If Mitt gets elected he could order them to stand down. I’m betting he won’t.


9 posted on 10/31/2012 2:46:01 PM PDT by dljordan (Voltaire: "To find out who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.")
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To: dljordan

http://twitchy.com/2012/10/31/pics-nj-gas-lines-stretch-for-miles-residents-use-twitter-to-find-open-stations/

Miles long gas lines

Running out

80% closed with no power

Possible 5-7 days for gas delivery


10 posted on 10/31/2012 2:49:43 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

You’re looking at a real Armageddon-like scenario here in New Jersey. Mass transit it out of service, so anyone who needs to get to work pretty much has to drive. On top of that, you’ve got all these people who were smart enough to get generators installed at their homes after Hurricane Irene, only to find out that the supply of fuel to keep them going isn’t guaranteed.


11 posted on 10/31/2012 3:33:56 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: Alberta's Child

“You’re looking at a real Armageddon-like scenario here in New Jersey. “

Pretty frightening. Good luck to you folks.

.


12 posted on 10/31/2012 3:37:32 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Mears
I've got power, two vehicles with full tanks of gas, and enough food on hand to last me at least 10 days. I'm not too concerned, unless someone gets any ideas about siphoning gasoline from cars around here.

My plan is to stretch my resources as long as necessary, and if things aren't back to normal within 8 days I'll pack everything in my truck and head out to the Midwest until Thanksgiving!

13 posted on 10/31/2012 3:44:31 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: Alberta's Child

Good thing the rest of the country is here to send help. That wouldn’t happen if a really big one hits.

National Guard from out of state and utility crews from many states will help put it back together again. Get the basics back in shape. The Red Cross and other private agencies deliver some aid, insurance companies should be doing their estimates.

and hopefully it won’t really take 5-7 days to get fuel delivered. They waived the rules on diesel maybe the EPA will waive those blends rules too.


14 posted on 10/31/2012 3:45:16 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL
Right you are.

Interestingly, I don't think it's so much a matter of getting supplies here from other states. I understand the biggest problem is that without power there simply aren't enough businesses open here to supply the things that people depend on. I'm not sure what the refinery situation is, and I know there is a disaster unfolding at Port Newark/Elizabeth with dozens of shipping containers toppled off their stacks, moved around by the storm surge, etc.

15 posted on 10/31/2012 3:48:49 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: Alberta's Child
I don't think it's so much a matter of getting supplies here from other states. I understand the biggest problem is that without power there simply aren't enough businesses open here to supply the things that people depend on.

Well they can still get gas....

People getting gas right from the truck.

16 posted on 10/31/2012 3:55:29 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

I suspect those are all people getting gasoline for their generators, not their cars.


17 posted on 10/31/2012 3:58:10 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: Alberta's Child

hopefully they can organize a way to bring gas like this to all parts of NJ


18 posted on 10/31/2012 4:11:14 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: NormsRevenge

“The EPA has approximately 17,000 full-time employees.”

This is how many parasites “work” there dedicated to ruining American businesses and individuals. They could care less just so long as they get their Federale paycheck. This place is full of activists, idiots, affirmative action hires. I doubt any more than 10% have science degrees


19 posted on 10/31/2012 4:22:55 PM PDT by dennisw (Government be yo mamma - Re-elect Barack Obama)
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To: NormsRevenge

“The EPA has approximately 17,000 full-time employees.”

This is how many parasites “work” there dedicated to ruining American businesses and individuals. They could care less just so long as they get their Federale paycheck. This place is full of activists, idiots, affirmative action hires. I doubt any more than 10% have science degrees


20 posted on 10/31/2012 4:25:33 PM PDT by dennisw (Government be yo mamma - Re-elect Barack Obama)
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To: NormsRevenge

“The EPA has approximately 17,000 full-time employees.”

This is how many parasites “work” there dedicated to ruining American businesses and individuals. They could care less just so long as they get their Federale paycheck. This place is full of activists, idiots, affirmative action hires. I doubt any more than 10% have science degrees


21 posted on 10/31/2012 4:26:11 PM PDT by dennisw (Government be yo mamma - Re-elect Barack Obama)
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To: NormsRevenge

Booked


22 posted on 10/31/2012 8:38:49 PM PDT by Fullclip (This year I ride for the brand.)
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To: dennisw

EPA blasted for requiring oil refiners to add type of fuel that doesn’t exist

Federal regulations can be maddening, but none more so than a current one that demands oil refiners use millions of gallons of a substance, cellulosic ethanol, that does not exist.

“As ludicrous as that sounds, it’s fact,” says Charles Drevna, who represents refiners. “If it weren’t so frustrating and infuriating, it would be comical.”

And Tom Pyle of the Institute of Energy Research says, “the cellulosic biofuel program is the embodiment of government gone wild.”

Refiners are at their wit’s end because the government set out requirements to blend cellulosic ethanol back in 2005, assuming that someone would make it. Seven years later, no one has.

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http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/06/21/regulation-requires-oil-refiners-use-millions-gallons-fuel-that-is-nonexistent/


23 posted on 11/01/2012 4:54:23 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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