August 26, 2017 / 11:22 PM / in a year

EPA issues second fuel waiver as Harvey threatens to cause shortages

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Saturday lifted some additional gasoline and diesel fuel requirements for Texas to address potential shortages resulting from Tropical Storm Harvey.

The move removes restrictions on Texas that mandate the use low volatility fuel and low emission diesel, a spokeswoman said on Twitter.

Reporting by Devika Krishna Kumar in New York and Valerie Volcovici in Washington; Editing by Lisa Shumaker

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