Calif. lawmakers ask EPA for ethanol, MTBE waiver


WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) - California lawmakers on Thursday urged the Environmental Protection Agency to approve the state's request for a waiver from having to use the fuel additives ethanol or MTBE to meet federal rules for using clean-burning gasoline. The waiver request, recently made by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, would allow the state to use cleaner blends of gasoline, while saving consumers money. The letter to EPA Administrator Michael Leavitt supporting the ...

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