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Lead Air Pollution - Environmental Issues - About.com
Dec 7, 2006 ... —The Bush administration may eliminate health standards for lead air pollution that keep the lead out of gasoline—and out of the ...
Classic Motorcycles and Gasoline - About.com
Lead was added to gasoline in the early 20s to counter engine knock in high compression engines of the time (primarily by GM). The first major deviation in ...
Which Gasoline Should You Buy? - Chemistry - About.com
Many countries continue to use leaded gasoline, even though lead exposure has significant health and environmental consequences and the cost of switching ...
This Day in Science History - February 2 - Ethyl Gasoline - Chemistry
Feb 1, 2014 ... The widespread use of lead in gasoline is considered one of the worst environmental disasters in history. Find out what else occurred on this ...
Timeline of Gasoline and Fuel Improvements - Inventors - About.com
A timeline illustrating the history of gasoline. ... Anti-knock agents were researched by Midgley, culminating in tetra ethyl lead being added to fuel. On February 2 ...
Gasoline & Octane Ratings - Chemistry - About.com
Tetraethyl lead, Pb(C2H5)4, was one such agent, which was added to gas at the rate of up to 2.4 grams per gallon of gasoline. The switch to unleaded gasoline ...
Will Higher Taxes on Gasoline Lead to Higher Government Spending?
One of the big objections to the Pigou Club idea of raising taxes on polluting activities is that governments will not use the money to off-set other taxes. Rather  ...
Ethanol As A Fuel - Auto Repair - About.com
The only reason ethanol is suspected is that in many states it is the only gasoline component other than lead that has an identifying label. In North Dakota, New ...
Should Ethanol Fuel Content Be Increased? - Auto Repair - About.com
Will ethanol hurt my older engine designed for leaded gas? Not to worry, ethanol burns cooler than straight gasoline helping to keep the valves cool. This is the ...
The Low-Down on High Octane Gasoline - Auto Repair - About.com
... have to on higher priced fuels? Let me tell you a few things about gasoline then. ... A heavy or persistent knock can lead to engine damage. Is All "Premium" Or ...
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