U.S. plans new caps on sulfur in gasoline to cut tailpipe emissions, smog

The EPA is expected to stick to broad targets included in a proposal published last year that would lower sulfur in gasoline to 10 parts per million, Bloomberg reported. Photo credit: BLOOMBERG
UPDATED: 2/28/14 3:41 pm ET

WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil new regulations on Monday to lower the sulfur content of gasoline in order to reduce automotive tailpipe emissions and smog levels, according to people familiar with the agency's deliberations.

The EPA is expected to stick to the broad targets included in a proposal published last year that would lower sulfur in gasoline to 10 parts per million, according to the people.

The final regulation will closely follow regulations in California.

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