CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 5, 1998 |
When a Panorama City gas station owner was charged last month with selling illegally mixed diesel fuel, it wasn't the first such allegation in Los Angeles County. Since January 1997, 33 people in the Los Angeles Basin have been convicted of trying to evade fuel taxes with various diesel fuel scams, said Dennis Maciel, a supervisor for the state Board of Equalization's Fuel Taxes Investigation and Enforcement Section.
January 20, 1991
The City Council has upheld a Planning Commission decision to deny California Target Enterprises the right to sell diesel fuel at 3202 Baldwin Park Blvd. The company was asked to stop selling diesel fuel on May 26, 1989, because city officials said the station was too small to serve large diesel trucks. An ordinance stipulating the amount of space required for selling diesel fuel was enacted in 1988 in response to complaints that refueling diesel trucks tied up traffic.
October 8, 1999 |
Atlantic Richfield Co. began a fleet demonstration program of its new experimental diesel fuel that the Los Angeles-based oil company hopes will make dramatic reductions in air pollutants from trucks, buses and cars. More than 160 vehicles will participate in the yearlong program to evaluate the new ED diesel fuel and new exhaust treatment devices.
December 2, 1985 |
The Polish government raised the prices of gasoline and diesel fuel by between 20% and 31% Sunday in an effor to discourage consumption, the official news agency PAP reported. Although gasoline has been rationed since 1982, more conservation is necessary, it said. The price of 94-octane gasoline rose by 20% to about $1.60 a gallon. The price of diesel fuel, which is not rationed, rose by 31% to about $1.12 a gallon.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 7, 2010
Commercial Harbor Craft Regulation What harbor craft owners need to do to comply: • Commercial harbor craft must have a non-resettable hour meter on each engine. • Diesel engines on commercial harbor craft must be fueled with California Air Resource Board-approved diesel fuel with a sulfur content less than or equal to 15 parts per million or an alternative diesel fuel such as biodiesel. • Engines on new commercial harbor craft vessels must meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's marine engine emission standards.