MTBE : effects on soil and groundwater resources / edited by James Jacobs, Jacques Guertin, Christy Herron.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Boca Raton, Fla. : Lewis Publishers, 2001.
Description
1 online resource (260 p.)

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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 propertiesToxicity and health effectsTaste and odor thresholdsTransport and fate in the environmentDetection and treatment in soil and groundwater<l
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-234) and index.
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English
Contents
Preface; About the authors; Contents; 1. Introduction; 2. History and overview of fuel oxygenates and MTBE; 3. Physical and chemical properties of MTBE; 4. Toxicity, health effects, and taste and odor thresholds of MTBE; 5. Transport and fate of MTBE in the environment; 6. Detection and treatment of MTBE in soil and groundwater; 7. MTBE: A perspective on environmental policy; 8. Conclusions and recommendations; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Appendix D; Appendix E; Appendix F; APPENDIX G; Appendix H; APPENDIX I; Appendix J; Appendix K; Bibliography; Index
ISBN
  • 0-429-13784-2
  • 1-280-65135-0
  • 9786610651351
  • 1-4200-3247-X
OCLC
  • 475985002
  • 228055224
Doi
  • 10.1201/9781420032475
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