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2011-07-14 06:15:50

U.S. gas stations may soon be able to do away with their gas pumps' fuel vapor recovery systems -- those bulky black rubber covers that keep gas fumes from escaping when motorists fill up their car, under a new proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). According to USA Today reporter Elizabeth Weise, the EPA's Clean Air Act proposal would waive the requirement for gas stations to have the vapor recovery systems by 2013, since an estimated 70 percent of all vehicles will be...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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