Environmental and Occupational Exposure Risks to Avgas in Puerto Rico

There are a number of commercial, military, public-use and even private airports throughout the islands of Puerto Rico. Many of these airports are used by piston-engine aircraft that operate on leaded aviation gasoline, also known as avgas. Avgas from these aircraft are the largest remaining aggregate source of lead emissions to air in the United States according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). –   – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reports that owners and operato…Read the full story at https://www.webwire.com/ViewPressRel.asp?aId=278163
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