Explore BrainMass

Oxygenates - Clean Air Act

The Clean Air Act mandates that certain metropolitan areas must add oxygenates to the gasoline that is sold in that area. What is the reason that oxygenates are added to gasoline?

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com July 16, 2018, 6:56 am ad1c9bdddf

Solution Preview

Oxygenates that are added to gasoline function in two ways. Firstly they have high blending octane, and so can replace high octane aromatics in the ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides a detailed and step-by-step explanation for the problem.