1st Edition

Mtbe Effects on Soil and Groundwater Resources

Edited By Jacques Guertin, Christy Herron, James A. Jacobs Copyright 2001

    Written by an expert team of scientists, engineers, and toxicologists, MTBE: Effects on Soil and Ground-Water Resources provides complete in-depth coverage of the assessment and potential remediation strategies of methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE). In addition to a history and overview of fuel oxygenates and MTBE, the book contains the latest info

    Introduction. History and Overview of Fuel Oxygenates and MTBE. Physical and Chemical Properties of MTBE. Toxicity, Health Effects, and Taste and Odor Thresholds of MTBE. Transport and Fate of MTBE in the Environment. Detection and Treatment of MTBE in Soil and Ground Water. MTBE: A Perspective on Environmental Policy. Conclusions and Recommendations. Appendices.


    Jacques Guertin, Christy Herron, James A. Jacobs