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MtBE Studies in New Hampshire and the Northeast Region


MtBE Studies by the USGS NH-VT Office

blue arrow bullet New Hampshire Statewide MtBE Study, conducted by USGS in 2005-06

Press Release

2008 Journal article in Environmental Science and Technology
"Methyl tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) in Public and Private Wells in New Hampshire: Occurrence, Factors, and Possible Implications"
[Abstract and Full article (free download)]

Study description
For more information, contact Joseph Ayotte, 603-226-7810, jayotte@usgs.gov

blue arrow bullet Rockingham County MtBE Study, conducted by USGS in 2003

Abstract of journal article in Environmental Science and Technology, (2005), v. 39 (1) pp 9 - 16;
Methyl tert-Butyl Ether occurrence and related factors in public and private wells in Southeast New Hampshire
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2004-3119, 4 p.
Occurrence of Methyl tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) in public and private wells, Rockingham County, New Hampshire


Other USGS MtBE Studies

MtBE and other VOCs in Drinking water in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions

NAWQA Program's National-scale studies
MtBE and other gasoline oxygenates


Information on MtBE from the NH Department of Environmental Services

Waste Management Division

Air Resources Division

MtBE in Drinking Water


Information on MtBE from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

MtBE overview and topics

Drinking Water Advisory: MtBE


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