Didn't congress mandate MTBE in the first place?
Bush should call them into Special session, and ruin their August vacations if they don't pass the bill.
i used to listen to radio kgo in sf. it booms into l.a. and san diego.
about 15 years ago dr. bill wattenberg would pound his fist and get really worked up over mtbe.
he'd say, it's a carcinogen! damn it.
and then he'd go into detail about how the cal epa was in bed with the oil companies. employees moved back and forth between the two, grabbing a higher salary with each move.
now mtbe is found in the lakes and reservoirs across california, as well as a half dozen other states.