Concentrations and distribution of manmade organic compounds in the Lake Tahoe Basin, Nevada and California, 1997-99

@article{Lico1999ConcentrationsAD,
  title={Concentrations and distribution of manmade organic compounds in the Lake Tahoe Basin, Nevada and California, 1997-99},
  author={M. S. Lico and Nyle Pennington},
  journal={Water-Resources Investigations Report},
  year={1999}
}
  • M. S. Lico, Nyle Pennington
  • Published 1999
  • Geology
  • Water-Resources Investigations Report
  • The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the Lahontan Regional Water-Quality Control Board, sampled Lake Tahoe, major tributary streams to Lake Tahoe, and several other lakes in the Lake Tahoe Basin for manmade organic compounds during 1997-99. Gasoline components were found in all samples collected from Lake Tahoe during the summer boating season. Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE), benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylenes (BTEX) were the commonly… CONTINUE READING

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