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What are the requirements for retailers in the covered areas?

Retailers are subject to certain controls and prohibitions on reformulated gasoline as provided in § 80.78 of the regulations, such as meeting downstream standards, not selling conventional gasoline in RFG areas, selling VOC-controlled gasoline for the proper VOC Control Region from June 1 through September 15, not adding any oxygenate to reformulated gasoline unless it is designated at OPRG, not combining any VOC-controlled reformulated gasoline that is produced using ethanol with any VOC-controlled reformulated gasoline that is produced using any other oxygenate from January 1 through September 15, or combining reformulated gasoline with conventional gasoline and selling the resulting mixture as reformulated gasoline. Retailers may be held liable for violations in accordance with the provisions of § 80.79.(7/1/94)

This question and answer is posted at http://www.epa.gov/otaq/regs/fuels/rfg/qa/420r03009.pdf. The original was posted in the Q&A posted on 7/1/94 which can found at http://www.epa.gov/otaq/rfg_qa.htm" See Question ID 3857 for RFG (Taken from the first question on http://www.epa.gov/otaq/regs/fuels/rfg/qa/420r03009.pdf)
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