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

Published Boca Raton, Fla. : Lewis Publishers, [2001]
©2001

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 UniM ERC  363.738 MTBE    AVAILABLE
Physical description 245 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-234) and index.
Contents Chapter 2 History and overview of fuel oxygenates and MTBE 7 -- 2.1 Origin of gasoline additives 7 -- 2.2 MTBE--benefits and perceived costs 9 -- 2.3 Cost of MTBE: environmental headache or public good? 12 -- Chapter 3 Physical and chemical properties of MTBE 17 -- 3.1 Production and use of MTBE 17 -- Chapter 4 Toxicity, health effects, and taste and odor thresholds of MTBE 23 -- 4.2 Toxicology 24 -- 4.3 Cancer effects 26 -- 4.4 Noncancer effects 27 -- 4.5 Ecological effects: aquatic toxicity 28 -- 4.6 Evaluation of studies and data gaps 28 -- 4.7 Key issues 29 -- Chapter 5 Transport and fate of MTBE in the environment 31 -- 5.2 Importance of transport and fate assessments in environmental restoration projects 32 -- 5.3 Physical and chemical characteristics of MTBE important to its transport and fate 32 -- 5.4 Transport and fate of MTBE in the atmosphere 37 -- 5.5 Transport and fate of MTBE in surface waters 38 -- 5.6 Transport and fate of MTBE in groundwater 40 -- 5.7 Implications of MTBE transport and fate characteristics for environmental restoration projects 43 -- Chapter 6 Detection and treatment of MTBE in soil and groundwater 49 -- 6.2 Analysis of samples for detection of MTBE 49 -- 6.3 Validated methods for detection of MTBE in drinking water 50 -- 6.4 Nonvalidated methods for detection of MTBE in drinking water 50 -- 6.5 Methods of analysis for detection of MTBE in other media 52 -- 6.6 Analysis of other gasoline additives 53 -- 6.7 Variations in analysis resulting from presence of BTEX constituents 54 -- 6.8 Treatment of MTBE in groundwater 54 -- Chapter 7 MTBE: a perspective on environmental policy 65 -- 7.2 Making of environmental policy 66 -- 7.3 Comparison of diverse state policies 67 -- 7.4 California: policy and transition 70 -- 8.1 Possible future groundwater quality deterioration from use of MTBE 77 -- 8.3 Challenges for the future 80 -- Appendix B Conversions for international system (SI metric) and United States units 87 -- Appendix C Material safety data sheets: MTBE and gasoline 95 -- Appendix D Summary of MTBE state-by-state cleanup standards 107 -- Appendix E Geologic principles and MTBE 109 -- E.2 Hydrogeology 111 -- E.3 Porosity, permeability, and diagenesis 112 -- E.4 Sedimentary sequences and facies architecture 118 -- E.5 Structural style and framework 139 -- E.6 Seismicity 145 -- Appendix F MTBE: subsurface investigation and cleanup 151 -- F.2 Subsurface environmental evaluation: phases I through IV 151 -- F.3 Drilling and MTBE sampling techniques 153 -- F.4 Overview of drilling methods 154 -- F.5 Conventional drilling methods 165 -- F.6 Conventional soil sampling 168 -- F.7 Installation of groundwater monitoring wells and well points 170 -- F.8 Groundwater sampling protocols 173 -- Appendix G Synthesis, properties, and environmental fate of MTBE and oxygenate chemicals 177 -- G.1 Formation of MTBE: chemical basis for physical properties 177 -- G.2 Potential oxygenate alternatives to MTBE 179 -- G.3 Properties of the selected oxygenates and aromatics 180 -- G.4 Degradation of MTBE 180 -- Appendix H Plume geometries for subsurface concentrations of MTBE 183 -- H.1 Migration of gasoline constituents to the subsurface 183 -- H.2 MTBE forensic tools and plume geometries 184 -- Appendix I Toxicity of MTBE: human health risk calculations 193 -- I.2 Human health risk assessment: example calculation 1 194 -- I.3 Calculation of exposure concentration for specified incremental risk (child) 195 -- I.4 Calculation of ingestion CPF 196 -- Appendix J MTBE web sites 199 -- Appendix K Summary of MTBE remediation technologies 203 -- K.1 Summary of soil characteristics 203 -- K.1 Summary of soil remediation for MTBE 204.
Other author Jacobs, James J., 1943-
Guertin, Jacques.
Herron, Christy.
Subject Petroleum as fuel -- Additives -- Environmental aspects.
Butyl methyl ether -- Environmental aspects.
Groundwater -- Pollution.
Soil pollution.
Butyl methyl ether -- Toxicology.
ISBN 1566705533 (alk. paper)