Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 27th, 2000
First added to gasoline to enhance octane and later in much larger amounts to reduce air pollution, MTBE has turned up in groundwater throughout the nation. Its foul smell and taste are apparent at very low concentrations (parts per billion).
The estimate was reported in the March 23, 2000, Web edition of the journal Environmental Science & Technology by researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey and the...
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