The Energy Consumer's Bulletin- a New England energy news blog

The Energy Consumer's Bulletin

Phil Lindsey & Loie Hayes

Recent Posts

Getting the Sulfur Out of Heating Oil – A Win-Win for Consumers and the Environment

Posted by Phil Lindsey & Loie Hayes on Friday, January 20, 2017 @ 06:40 PM

For decades, the federal Clean Air Act has caused sulfur levels in electricity-generating gasoline and oil to fall dramatically. The results have been enormous. According to one study, the benefits of EPA regulations on sulfur (and nitrogen) have exceeded costs by 30 to 1. Most of these benefits have to do with public health.

Read More

Tags: heating oil, oil market, environmental policy, biodiesel

Leave a comment on this article...