1. All kerosene, diesel fuel, heating oil, aviation turbine fuel, gasoline, gasoline-alcohol
blends and other motor fuels shall meet the requirements in the annual book of ASTM
standards and supplements thereto. The director may promulgate rules and regulations on the labeling, standards for,
and identity of motor fuels and heating oils.
2. The director may inspect gasoline, gasoline-alcohol blends or other motor fuels
to insure that these fuels conform to advertised grade and octane. In no event shall the penalty for a first violation of this section exceed a written
3. The director may waive specific requirements in this section and in regulations
promulgated according to this section, or may establish temporary alternative requirements
for fuels as determined to be necessary in the event of an extreme and unusual fuel
supply circumstance as a result of a petroleum pipeline or petroleum refinery equipment
failure, emergency, or a natural disaster as determined by the director for a specified
period of time. If any action is taken by the director under this section, the director shall:
(1) Advise the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of such action;
(2) Review the action after thirty days; and
(3) Notify industry stakeholders of such action.
4. Any waiver issued or action taken under subsection 3 of this section shall be as
limited in scope and applicability as necessary, and shall apply equally and uniformly
to all persons and companies in the impacted petroleum motor fuel supply and distribution
system, including but not limited to petroleum producers, terminals, distributors,
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