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Repeal of the EPA regulations mandating unwanted portable gas container nozzles
Petitions.org ^ | 5/7/2018 | Self

Posted on 05/07/2018 8:30:57 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants

I hate the gas cans the way they are made with a "spill-proof" nozzle and no vent hole. The first thing I did with my new EPA-compliant can is destroy the anti-spill crap and drill a vent hole in them, and plug the vent hole with a screw. Please sign my petition and share it on your social media pages.


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KEYWORDS: bloggers; epa; gascan; gasoline
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Click here to sign the Repeal of the EPA regulations mandating unwanted portable gas container nozzles
1 posted on 05/07/2018 8:30:57 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants
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To: Blood of Tyrants
NUKE THE UNCONSTITUTIONAL EPA.

The Constitution gives the feds no sweeping authority to regulate the environment.

The environment is a states' issue.

2 posted on 05/07/2018 8:36:02 PM PDT by Jim 0216 (MAGA by restoring the Gospel of the Grace of Christ and our Free Constitutional Republic!)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Are people with old cans in violation of the law and facing a federal charge for using one at a gas station?

Are people at risk of a federal “trafficking” charge for selling an old gas can from paw paw’s garage and yard sale?


3 posted on 05/07/2018 8:38:51 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ads for Chappaquiddick warn of scenes of tobacco use. What about the hazards of drunk driving?)
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To: a fool in paradise; Jim 0216

Don’t just complain, sign and share!


4 posted on 05/07/2018 8:40:50 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Conservatives love America for what it is. Liberals hate America for the same reason.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Signed.


5 posted on 05/07/2018 8:43:18 PM PDT by texas booster (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team # 36120) Cure Alzheimer's!)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I think the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is the source of the Regis that brought about the vaporless nozzles and gas cans.

Me.. I just use water jug nozzles that I get off eBay. They even come with vent plugs.


6 posted on 05/07/2018 8:44:33 PM PDT by CarmichaelPatriot
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I spill so much more gas with the new design than I ever did with the old ones it’s not even close.

And it takes five to ten times as long to pour a gallon, so how many fumes escape in comparison to the old ones.

The whole thing is nonsense.


7 posted on 05/07/2018 8:46:49 PM PDT by Norseman (Defund the Left....completely!)
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To: CarmichaelPatriot

I can’t find one that fits Briggs and Stratton cans. And it adds more money to fix them.


8 posted on 05/07/2018 8:49:11 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Conservatives love America for what it is. Liberals hate America for the same reason.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I never did figure out how they’re supposed to work, since I spill half of the gasoline on the ground. Fortunately my gasoline doesn’t evaporate, so I have time to call a clean-up company and not destroy the environment...but it is not cheap to clean up.

Oh well, I guess they know what they’re doing. LOL.


9 posted on 05/07/2018 8:49:38 PM PDT by BobL (I shop at Walmart and eat at McDonald's...I just don't tell anyone)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Thankfully, I have a lifetime supply of the old ones around...


10 posted on 05/07/2018 8:55:01 PM PDT by Smittie (Just like an alien I'm a stranger in a strange land)
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To: Norseman

Did you ever see the WWII picture of the GIs speed fueling a tank?
They had a trough that held about 5- 5gallon jerry cans. They opened them and just set them in the trough upside down and the gasoline poured into the trough that drained into the tank’s fuel tank.

That’s how I fuel my lawn mower.


11 posted on 05/07/2018 8:55:46 PM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Go old skool

No nozzle, but a funnel.


12 posted on 05/07/2018 8:55:52 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Cold Heart

You use a tank as a lawnmower?


13 posted on 05/07/2018 8:56:52 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: CarmichaelPatriot

I hope you paint them red.


14 posted on 05/07/2018 8:59:44 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Gas can vents are cheap on Ebay.

15 posted on 05/07/2018 9:00:33 PM PDT by FXRP (Just me and the pygmy pony)
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To: Smittie

I did, too, until my mower caught fire and burned the shed down.


16 posted on 05/07/2018 9:05:20 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Conservatives love America for what it is. Liberals hate America for the same reason.)
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To: Paladin2

No, I put 5 jerry cans in a trough that drains into my riding mowers fuel tank. The tank only holds five gallons but I know it’s full after all the excess flows over.


17 posted on 05/07/2018 9:06:21 PM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: Norseman
I spill so much more gas with the new design than I ever did with the old ones it’s not even close.

Yup. I've been filling gas engines for thirty years, and never spilled a drop that I can remember, until I had to use a gas can designed by a politician.

After spilling on the garage floor, my hands, my gloves, my shoes, and the outside of the engine, I finally got a big funnel, took the damn spout off, and dumped fuel directly from the open gas can into the gas tank through the funnel.

Of course I have to do this outside so fumes don't build up in the garage.

Infuriating, ridiculous. Far more dangerous than the old, simple spout and cap.

18 posted on 05/07/2018 9:07:23 PM PDT by Steely Tom ([Seth Rich] == [the Democrat's John Dean])
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To: FXRP

You shouldn’t have to pay to fix something that is screwed up by government regulations.


19 posted on 05/07/2018 9:08:41 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Conservatives love America for what it is. Liberals hate America for the same reason.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Sometimes you don't have to tilt at windmills. They are less than a buck each and they work great. I bought a bag of ten. That should last me about 40 years.


20 posted on 05/07/2018 9:17:18 PM PDT by FXRP (Just me and the pygmy pony)
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