Month: October 2014

Exploring Environmental Impacts of Solar Technologies

Posted: October 20, 2014 This article first appeared on ASU News. Even technologies promoted for good environmental reasons can sometimes have unforeseen negative consequences. Such was the case in 1979 when the United States began adding methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) to gasoline to improve combustion and reduce harmful emissions. Water soluble, MTBE ended up seeping […]