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Synonyms for oxygenate

impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen

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Reformulated gasoline excludes Reformulated Blendstock for Oxygenate Blending (RBOB) and Gasoline Treated as Blendstock (GTAB).
The environmentalists' letter asks Congress to ban all ether-based fuel oxygenates -- including ethyl tertiary butyl ether (ETBE), tertiary amylmethyl ether (TAME) and diisopropyl ether (DIPE).
Reduction in aromatics, including the mandated maximum benzene content of 1% should result in reduced fuel permeation through elastomers while increase in oxygenates may increase permeation through elastomers and, in the case of ethanol, definitely will do so.
DEP said McGinty expressed that a phase-in period would also "ensure that a new oxygenate could be produced and provided in volumes that refiners need to make the transition without disrupting fuel supplies.
Gallo said that originally Kelly Green Oxygenate will be synthetically produced at a refinery.
In California, ethanol is being blended into gasoline in areas that do not fall under the Clean Air Act oxygenate standard.
According to EPA, New Hampshire's fuel program preserves "many" of the air quality benefits of the federal program while eliminating the oxygenate requirement that has led many gasoline providers to add methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) to gasoline.
The compound, called an oxygenate, has long been viewed as potentially hazardous by environmentalists and even by some in the petroleum industry.
Gasoline must contain MTBE at 15 percent by volume to qualify as an oxygenate.
EPA's concern for air quality and the implementation of the RFG program underscored its judgment subsequently to approve MTBE as an oxygenate authorized for use.
The federal Clean Air Act requires the use of reformulated gasoline, which is blended with an oxygenate such as ethanol or methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), to improve air quality in the nation's most polluted cities.
Environmentalists claim the odorless oxygenate has contaminated thousands of the state's drinking water wells through leaky underground tanks.
Previously, he was Director of Technical Programs for the Oxygenated Fuels Association, where he directed technical programs for the trade association of oxygenate manufacturers.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a proposal announced today by the American Petroleum Institute, Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM) and American Lung Association to eliminate the oxygenate requirement in RFG and phase-down and cap MTBE use in gasoline, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) applauded the groups for recognizing the serious threat posed by MTBE water contamination and for acknowledging that oxygenates have provided significant air quality benefits, particularly with regard to air toxics, that need to be maintained as MTBE use in phased down.
Another smog-related controversy that emerged this year was over methyl tertiary butyl, an oxygenate added to gasoline to make it burn more cleanly.