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Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) is diesel fuel that has a substantially lower sulfur content. The US and other nations have been moving to ULSD for some time. The change to lower sulfur content is expected to allow the application of newer emissions control technologies that should substantially lower emissions of particulate matter from diesel engines. However, ULSD causes degradation and failures to standard engine rubber seals. Click here for the full article.