Trade Practices and Antitrust Regulation

ORS 646.915
Requirement to display on fuel dispensing devices names and concentrations of oxygenates in certain blended gasolines

  • rules

The State Department of Agriculture may adopt rules that require a retail dealer or nonretail dealer to display on fuel dispensing devices through which the retail dealer or nonretail dealer sells gasoline the names of the oxygenates and the relative concentrations of the oxygenates present in the gasoline if the retail dealer or nonretail dealer knowingly sells or offers for sale gasoline that is blended with any combination of aliphatic ethers, aliphatic alcohols or other oxygenates that the United States Environmental Protection Agency permits under the agency’s interpretation of the term “substantially similar” in 42 U.S.C. 7545(f)(1)(A) (section 211(f)(1)(A) of the Clean Air Act), or any waivers that the federal agency grants under 42 U.S.C 7545(f)(4). [1985 c.468 §3(1),(2); 1993 c.566 §1; 1997 c.310 §11; 2017 c.141 §3]
Chapter 646

Notes of Decisions

Subject matter regulated by this chapter is not "preempted" by Federal Robinson-Patman Act so as to render this chapter invalid. W. J. Seufert v. Nat. Restaurant Supply Co., 266 Or 92, 511 P2d 363 (1973)

Whether an injunction should issue when a court finds a violation of the Act is a matter of discretion. State ex rel Johnson v. International Harvester Co., 25 Or App 9, 548 P2d 176 (1976)

This chapter imposes no affirmative duty to inform customers of rates in absence of request, but prohibits making information about prices available to some customers and not others. Wildish Sand & Gravel v. Northwest Natural Gas Co., 103 Or App 215, 796 P2d 1237 (1990), Sup Ct review denied


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