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Alternative and Oxygenating Vehicle Fuels Issues
(Released May 2000)



Key Citations

Web Sites


Web Sites
  1. Alternative Fueled Vehicles and Alternative Vehicle Fuels
    (Federal Trade Commission)

  2. Average Annual Emissions and Fuel Consumption for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks
    (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

  3. Biofuels and the Environment
    (Office of Fuels Development, Department of Energy, Washington, DC, USA)

  4. Biofuels at USDA-ARS
    (United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service)

  5. California Air Resources Control Board Bans MTBE and Modifies Rules For Cleaner Burning Gasoline
    (California Air Resources Control Board, 2020 L Street, Sacramento, CA, USA)

  6. Cleaner Cars Module
    (National Safety Council , Washington D.C.)

  7. Drinking Water Advisory: Consumer Acceptability Advice and Health Effects Analysis on Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether (MtBE)
    (Environmental Protection Agency)

  8. Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in the United States 2004 (PDF)
    (Energy Information Administration, Department of Energy)

  9. Energy Use in Transportation
    (Energy Information Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC, USA)

  10. Ethanol and Clean Air: The "Reg-Neg" Controversy and Subsequent Events
    (Congressional Research Service Reports, NCSE, 1725 K St., NW, Suite 212, Washington, DC 20006, USA)

  11. Ethanol General Information
    (Alternative Fuels Data Center, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC, USA)

  12. Frequently Asked Questions About MTBE and USTs
    (Environmental Protection Agency)

  13. Implementation of the Reformulated Gasoline Program
    (Congressional Research Service Reports, NCSE, 1725 K St., NW, Suite 212, Washington, DC 20006, USA)

  14. Light-Duty Alternative Fuel Vehicle Fleet Evaluation
    (Office of Transportation Technologies (OTT), DOE)

  15. Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether (MTBE)
    (U.S. Geological Survey, 807 National Center, Reston, VA 20192, USA)

  16. MTBE in Gasoline (Health Effects)
    (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, P.O. Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA)

  17. MTBE in the Nation's Ground Water (PDF)
    (U.S. Geological Survey, National Water Quality Assessment Program, SD, USA)

  18. MTBE (methyl tertiary-butyl ether) and Underground Storage Tanks
    (Environmental Protection Agency)

  19. National Emissions
    (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

  20. Oxygenated Fuels Association
    (Oxygenated Fuels Association, 1300 North 17th Street, Arlington, VA, USA)

  21. Particulate Emissions from Diesel-Fueled Engines as a Toxic Air Contaminant
    (California Air Resources Board, California Environmental Protection Agency, Sacramento, California, USA)

  22. Transportation and Air Quality Fact Sheets
    (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Ariel Rios Building, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20460, USA)

  23. Transportation Choices: Conventional Vehicles vs. Alternative Fuel Vehicles
    (California Energy Commission)