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A Ban on MTBE from the State Appears Unlikely

April 5, 2000
By: Missy Shelton
State Capital Bureau

Missouri's governor won't ban M-T-B-E until the federal government takes action.

Missy Shelton has this report from the state capitol.

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M-T-B-E is a gasoline additive that makes the fuel burn cleaner...But it's getting into public and private drinking water sources in the state.

Governor Mel Canrahan issued an executive order asking the Environmtal Protection Agency and Congress act.

He says his hands are tied.

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Senate Minority leader Steve Ehlmann who had urged the governor to institue a can one week ago says this latest action from the governor isn't sufficient.

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Missouri's governor won't ban M-T-B-E until the federal government takes action.

Missy Shelton has the story from Jefferson City.

Story:Shelton
RunTime:
OutCue: SOC

M-T-B-E is a gasoline additive that makes the fuel burn cleaner...But it's getting into public and private drinking water sources in the state.

Governor Mel Canrahan issued an executive order asking the Environmtal Protection Agency and Congress act.

He says his hands are tied.

Actuality:Mel1
RunTime:
OutCue:
Contents:

Senate Minority leader Steve Ehlmann who had urged the governor to institue a can one week ago says this latest action from the governor isn't sufficient.

SOC