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Catching Gasoline and Diesel Adulteration
Adulteration of gasoline and diesel with lower-priced materials is common in South Asia as elsewhere in the world. Some adulterants increase emissions of harmful pollutants from vehicles, worsening urban air pollution. Others do not, although there is often an indirect adverse effect on society through the loss of tax revenue. This note describes the impact of different types of adulteration on air quality and various methods for detection.

Catching Gasoline and Diesel AdulterationCatching Gasoline and Diesel Adulteration
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South Asia Urban Air Quality Management Briefing Note. 7 , 2002, 4pp (World Bank Group)

Related Topics
Vehicular air pollution / Cleaner fuels and energy sources
Institution / Author
World Bank Group
Tharby, Ronald
Main Topics
Emissions inventories
Measuring impacts
Policies and instruments
Vehicular air pollution
Industrial air pollution
Indoor air pollution
Education and awareness
Regional and global effects

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