Mtbe: Effects on Soil and Groundwater Resources

1st Edition

Jacques Guertin, Christy Herron, James A. Jacobs

CRC Press
Published September 28, 2000
Reference - 264 Pages - 15 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781566705530 - CAT# L1553

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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 information on:
  • Physical and chemical properties
  • Toxicity and health effects
  • Taste and odor thresholds
  • Transport and fate in the environment
  • Detection and treatment in soil and groundwater
  • Environmental policy

    Get rapid access to the precise data you need with:
  • Dozens of tables and diagrams
  • Safety data sheets
  • State-by-state clean-up standards
  • Useful web sites
  • Geological principles
  • Subsurface investigation tools
  • Synthesis, properties, and environmental breakdown products
  • Plume geometries
  • Remediation strategies
  • Toxicity and human health risk calculations
  • Extensive conversion tables

    MTBE: Effects on Soil and Ground-Water Resources examines and clarifies every issue in the national debate on this controversial environmental problem.
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