Decrease in ambient air lead concentrations in Varna, Bulgaria, associated with the introduction of unleaded gasoline.

Rozalina Chuturkova 1, Yulia Iossifova 2, Scott Clark 2
1 - Department of Ecology and Marine Sciences, Technical University of Varna, Varna, Bulgaria.
2 -
Ann Agric Environ Med
2010; 17 (2):
ICID: 983118
 
 
An examination of ambient air lead monitoring data was used to demonstrate success of banning the import and use of leaded gasoline in Bulgaria. From 1996-2007 air lead levels in Varna, the third largest city, decreased up to 63-fold.
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