The Economic Impact Of Vapor Recovery Regulations On The Service Station Industry, Final.
The report assesses the potential economic impact resulting from EPA's Stage II vapor recovery regulations covering gasoline refueling facilities in specified Air Quality Control Regions. Four general subject areas are addressed in the seven tasks which compose the impact study: (1) Number, throughput, ownership patterns of dispensing facilities in the AQCRs'; (2) economic affordability of vapor recovery equipment investment; (3) capital availability for vapor recovery equipment investment for various types of ownership classes.
The report identifies the segments of the retail gasoline industry that are likely to be impacted by the regulations.
|Fuel evaporation; Oxidant precursors; Gasolines; Automobiles; Vapor recovery systems; Socio-economic factors|
|Office of Air and Radiation|
|Office of Air and Waste Management|
|Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards|
|Economic Impact Assessment|
|Arthur D. Little, Inc.|