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NOAA, partners find increase in airborne ethanol NOAA, partners find increase in airborne ethanol

NOAA, partners find increase in airborne ethanol

Changes in the composition of transportation fuels are showing up in the atmosphere

Ethanol, now used commonly in U.S. transportation fuels, is turning up in urban air at more than six times the levels measured a decade ago, according to a new study by a team of NOAA researchers and colleagues.

NOAA, partners find 50-year decline in some Los Angeles vehicle-related... NOAA, partners find 50-year decline in some Los Angeles vehicle-related...

NOAA, partners find 50-year decline in some Los Angeles vehicle-related...

Scientists find steady reduction in one type of air pollutant, although region still suffers bad air days

In California’s Los Angeles Basin, levels of some vehicle-related air pollutants have decreased by about 98 percent since the 1960s, even as area residents now burn three times as much gasoline and diesel fuel.

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