Phasing Out Stage II
The Paths Vary
One size definitely does not fit all when it comes to deciding what to do about Stage II vapor ecovery systems. Since last year, when the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) waived requirements to collect
vapors at gas stations, states considering whether to allow gasoline
dispensing facilities (GDFs) to decommission Stage II systems have
moved in three different ways—immediately, deliberately or not at all.
By Sheldon Ripson