The Environmental Protection Agency’s new clean-fuel standards, which could lead to an increase in gasoline prices, have drawn sharply contrasting partisan reactions in Washington.

“There is a tsunami of federal regulations coming out of the EPA that could put upward pressure on gasoline prices,” said American Petroleum Institute downstream group director Bob Greco. “Consumers care about the price of fuel, and our government should not be adding unnecessary regulations that raise manufacturing costs, especially when there are no proven environmental benefits.”