Occurrence of the gasoline additive MTBE in shallow ground water in urban and agricultural areas

@inproceedings{Squillace1995OccurrenceOT,
  title={Occurrence of the gasoline additive MTBE in shallow ground water in urban and agricultural areas},
  author={Paul J. Squillace and Daryll A. Pope and Curtis V. Price},
  year={1995}
}
  • Paul J. Squillace, Daryll A. Pope, Curtis V. Price
  • Published 1995
  • Environmental Science
  • pound (VOC) derived from natural gas that is added to gasoline either seasonally or year round in many parts of the United States to increase the octane level and to reduce carbon monoxide and ozone levels in the air. In 1993, production of MTBE ranked second among all organic chemicals manufactured in the United States. Currently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tentatively classifies MTBE as a possible human carcinogen. Health complaints related to MTBE in the air were first… CONTINUE READING

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