Fuel derived pollutants and boating activity patterns in the Sea of Galilee.

@article{Dinerman2011FuelDP,
  title={Fuel derived pollutants and boating activity patterns in the Sea of Galilee.},
  author={Efrat Dinerman and Yael Dubowski and Eran Friedler},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  year={2011},
  volume={92 11},
  pages={3002-10}
}
MTBE (Methyl tert-Butyl Ether) is a fuel additive that replaced lead as an antiknock compound in internal combustion motors. Few years after its introduction, detectable levels of MTBE were found in various water bodies. MTBE has a very low taste and odor threshold and is a potential carcinogen. Another group of fuel derived toxic compounds that has been… CONTINUE READING