vvEPA
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
               EPA420-B-00-004
                   March 2000
                  Guide on Federal and State RVP Standards
                        for Conventional Gasoline Only
This guide is intended for reference purposes only. For specific information regarding borders, RFG
parameters and other variances, please consult your respective EPA regional office.
State
AL
AL
AL
AR
AZ
AZ
CA
CO
CO
CT
DC
DE
FL
FL
FL
FL
FL
FL
County/
Parish
Jefferson
Shelby
All Others
All counties
Maricopa
All others
City
Birmingham



Phoenix

Month & RVP PSI Max
May
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
June
7.0*
7.0*
9.0
9.0
7.0**
9.0
July
7.0
7.0
9.0
9.0
7.0
9.0
Aug
7.0
7.0
9.0
9.0
7.0
9.0
Sept
1-15
7.0
7.0
9.0
9.0
7.0
(Sept. 30)
9.0
(See EPA RFG list)***

All others
Denver/Boulder
(6-County CMSA
received waiver of 7.8
for '98/99 & 2000)

9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
(See EPA RFG list)***
(See EPA RFG list)***
(See EPA RFG list)***
B reward
Dade
Duval
Hillsborough
Palm Beach
Pinellas

Miami




9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8

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State
FL
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
GA
ID
IL
County/
Parish
All others
Barrow
Bartow
Butts
Carroll
Cherokee
Clayton
Cobb
Coweta
Dawson
Dekalb
Douglas
Fayette
Forsyth
Fulton
Gwinnett
Hall
Haralson
Henry
Jackson
Newton
Paulding
Pickens
Rockdale
Spalding
Walton
All others
All counties
Madison
City







Atlanta





















Month & RVP PSI Max
May
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
June
9.0
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
7.0*
9.0
9.0
7.2**
July
9.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
9.0
9.0
7.2
Aug
9.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
9.0
9.0
7.2
Sept
1-15
9.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
9.0
9.0
7.2

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State
IL
IL
IL
IL
IN
IN
IN
IN
IA
KS
KS
KS
KY
KY
LA
LA
LA
LA
LA
LA
LA
LA
LA
LA
LA
LA
LA
LA
LA
County/
Parish
Monroe
St. Clair
All other conventional
gasoline counties
City



Month & RVP PSI Max
May
9.0
9.0
9.0
June
7.2**
7.2**
9.0
July
7.2
7.2
9.0
Aug
7.2
7.2
9.0
Sept
1-15
7.2
7.2
9.0
(See EPA RFC list)***
Clark
Floyd
All other conventional
gasoline counties



9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8**
7.8**
9.0
7.8
7.8
9.0
7.8
7.8
9.0
7.8
7.8
9.0
(See EPA RFC list)***
All counties
Johnson
Wyandotte
All others
All conventional gasoline
counties

Kansas City



9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.2**
7.2**
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.2
7.2
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.2
7.2
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.2
7.2
9.0
9.0
(See EPA RFC list)***
Ascension
Beauregard
Calcasieu
E Baton Rouge
Grant
Iberville
Jefferson
Lafayette
Lafourche
Livingston
Orleans
Point Coupee
St Bernard
St Charles
St James






New Orleans








9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8

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State
LA
LA
LA
MA
MD
MD
ME
ME
ME
ME
ME
ME
ME
ME
Ml
Ml
Ml
Ml
Ml
Ml
Ml
Ml
MN
MT
MO
MO
MO
MO
MO
MS
County/
Parish
St Mary
W Baton Rouge
All others
City



Month & RVP PSI Max
May
9.0
9.0
9.0
June
7.8
7.8
9.0
July
7.8
7.8
9.0
Aug
7.8
7.8
9.0
Sept
1-15
7.8
7.8
9.0
(See EPA RFC list)***
All conventional gasoline
counties

9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
(See EPA RFC list)***
Androscoggin
Cumberland
Kennebec
Knox
Lincoln
Sagadahoc
York
All others
Livingston
Macomb
Monroe
Oakland
St. Clair
Washtenaw
Wayne
All others
All counties
All counties








Detroit/Ann Arbor









7.8*
7.8*
7.8*
7.8*
7.8*
7.8*
7.8*
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
7.8**
7.8**
7.8**
7.8**
7.8**
7.8**
7.8**
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0
9.0
(See EPA RFC list)***
Clay
Jackson
Platte
All other conventional
gasoline counties
All counties
Kansas Citiy




9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.2**
7.2**
7.2**
9.0
9.0
7.2
7.2
7.2
9.0
9.0
7.2
7.2
7.2
9.0
9.0
7.2
7.2
7.2
9.0
9.0

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State
NC
NC
NC
NC
NC
NC
NC
NC
NC
NC
NE
NH
NH
NJ
NM
ND
NV
NV
NY
NY
OH
OK
OR
OR
OR
OR
OR
OR
PA
PA
County/
Parish
Davidson
Davie (Part)
Durham
Forsyth
Gaston
Granville (Part)
Guilford
Mecklenburgh
Wake
All others
All counties
All conventional gasoline
counties
City












Month & RVP PSI Max
May
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
June
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0
9.0
July
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0
9.0
Aug
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0
9.0
Sept
1-15
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0
9.0
(See EPA RFC list)***
(See EPA RFC list)***
All counties
All counties
Washoe
All others
All conventional gasoline
counties





9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
9.0
9.0
(See EPA RFC list)***
All counties
All counties
Clackamas
Multnomah
Washington
Marion
Polk
All others
Allegheny
Armstrong


Portland


Salem


Pittsburgh

9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
7.8**
7.8**
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
7.8
7.8

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State
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
Rl
SC
SD
TN
TN
TN
TN
TN
TN
TN
TX
TX
TX
TX
TX
TX
TX
UT
UT
UT
UT
VA
County/
Parish
Beaver
Butler
Fayette
Washington
Westmoreland
All other conventional
gasoline counties
City






Month & RVP PSI Max
May
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
June
7.8**
7.8**
7.8**
7.8**
7.8**
9.0
July
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
Aug
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
Sept
1-15
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
(See EPA RFC list)***
(See EPA RFC list)***
All counties
All counties
Davidson
Rutherford
Shelby
Sumner
Williamson
Wilson
All others
Eastern Texas (see
"Notes" section)
El Paso
Hardin
Jefferson
Orange
All other conventional
gasoline counties










El Paso




9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8*
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
7.8
7.0**
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
7.8
7.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
7.8
7.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
7.8(Oct1)
7.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
(See EPA RFC List)***
Davis
Salt Lake
Weber
All others
All conventional gasoline
counties





9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0
7.8
7.8
7.8
9.0
9.0

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State
VA
VT
WA
WV
Wl
Wl
WY
County/
Parish
City
Month & RVP PSI Max
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
1-15
(See EPA RFC List)***
All counties
All counties
All counties
All conventional gasoline
counties




9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
(See EPA RFC List)***
All counties

9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
9.0
                            Notes to Federal and State RVP Standards

*      Indicates change in federal standard not yet federally approved.

**     State run program with federally-approved State Implementation Plan (SIP).

***    Indicates there are counties or areas in counties in the state which have reformulated gasoline
       (RFG) requirements. See EPA's "List of Federal Reformulated Gasoline Program Areas," April
       1999. RFG areas must meet a VOC emissions performance reduction standard per 40 CFR 80.41.

Eastern Texas Counties include: Anderson, Angelina, Aransas, Atascosa, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Bell,
Bexar, Bosque, Bowie, Brazos, Burleson,  Caldwell, Calhoun, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Colorado, Comal,
Cooke, Coryell, De Witt, Delta, Ellis, Falls, Fannin, Fayette, Franklin, Freestone, Goliad, Gonzales,
Grayson, Gregg, Grimes, Guadalupe, Harrison, Hays, Henderson, Hill, Hood, Hopkins, Houston, Hunt,
Jackson, Jasper, Johnson, Karnes, Kaufman, Lamar, Lavaca, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Live Oak, Madison,
Marion, Matagorda, McLennan, Milam, Morris, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Newton, Nueces, Panola,
Parker, Polk, Rains, Red River, Refugio, Robertson, Rockwall, Rusk, Sabine, San Jacinto,  San Patricio,
San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Somervell, Titus, Travis, Trinity, Tyler, Upshur, VanZandt, Victoria,
Walker, Washington, Wharton, Williamson, Wilson, Wise, and Wood.

Federal Fuel Volatility Regulations at 40 CFR 80.27:
  Standards for May are maximum standards for all regulated parties except retailers and wholesale
   purchaser-consumers.
  Standards for June 1 to September 15 are maximum standards for all regulated parties including
   retailers and wholesale purchaser-consumers.
  Gasoline alcohol blends meeting 80.27(d) have 1.0 psi waiver of applicable federal RVP standard.
  (Alaska and Hawaii are exempted from federal volatility regulations.)

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