TOPICS / EU Fuel Quality Directive


Directive 98/70/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 1998. Sets EU-wide standards for petrol and diesel used in cars, trucks and other vehicles to protect human health and the environment. Primary sources on-line: and

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