EPA Issues Draft Avgas Endangerment Finding

Piston-engine aircraft that operate on leaded aviation fuel are the largest remaining source of lead emissions into the air, according to the EPA.

Credit: Bill Carey
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Oct. 7 announced a long-anticipated draft finding that lead emissions from piston-engine aircraft that operate on leaded fuel endanger public health. The release of the draft “endangerment finding” sets in motion a public notice, comment and...

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