A recent Associated Press report says California Governor Gray Davis has called for a statewide ban on the use of MTBE and has asked that the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) waive its gasoline oxygenate requirement since related clean-air objectives can be achieved without it. Gov. Davis wants removal of MTBE to begin immediately and be completed by the end of 2002. California petroleum interests reportedly agree. The governor also has called for peer-reviewed studies of other ...
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