U.S. Lawmakers Blast FAA, EPA Over Leaded Avgas

Unleaded Avgas
County-owned Reid-Hillview Airport in San Jose has transitioned from offering 100LL fuel to Swift UL94 unleaded avgas.
Credit: Santa Clara County
WASHINGTON—U.S. lawmakers lambasted the FAA as well as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry July 28 for the nation’s plodding progress toward removing lead from aviation fuel used in piston-engine aircraft, the largest remaining source of lead emissions into the air. At a hearing...

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