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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2C:

      Section: 26:2C-8.50: Percentage of ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel required on-road.

          
25. a. (Deleted by amendment, P.L.2006, c.94).

b. No sooner than July 15, 2006, and following a public hearing held by the Department of Environmental Protection on the availability of ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel in the State for use in on-road diesel vehicles and off-road diesel equipment, the department shall determine and issue a written notice of its determination as to whether sufficient supplies of ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel are available in the State to require a minimum of 80 percent of all diesel fuel annually sold, distributed, or used in the State to be ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel for use in on-road diesel vehicles or off-road diesel equipment, or both, on and after January 15, 2007, without significant disruption of, or significant price increases in, the wholesale and retail fuel market. If the department determines that supplies would be sufficient, the department shall require a certain percentage, to be determined by the department, of all diesel fuel annually sold, distributed, or used in the State to be ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel for use in on-road diesel vehicles or off-road diesel equipment, or both, on or after the 180th day after the date on which the department issues a written determination that supplies would be sufficient, provided that this percentage shall be the highest percentage that can practicably be required without significant disruption of, or significant price increases in, the wholesale and retail fuel market, but shall be no less than 80 percent of all diesel fuel annually sold, distributed, or used in the State.

c. If the department determines that sufficient supplies are not available pursuant to subsection b. of this section, the requirement to sell, distribute, or use only ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel in the State shall take effect only 180 days after the department issues a written determination that the supplies are sufficient to sell, distribute, or use only ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel in the State.

d. The Department of Environmental Protection, in consultation with the Department of Law and Public Safety, the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and the Attorney General, shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), rules and regulations necessary for the implementation of this section.

L.2005,c.219,s.25; amended 2006, c.94, s.4.



This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:48.






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