Low-Income Countries Get Burned When It Comes To Fuel Quality
Many differences in government regulations that limit or ban toxins in gasoline are a big reason why.By Melissa Prax | September 17, 2016
Africa exports a lot of natural resources, like fuel. Yet, compared to higher-income countries, Africans often end up putting crappier fuel into their cars.
And when we say crappy, we mean fuels with higher levels of toxins, such as sulfur.
Sulfur is a big contributor to air pollution. It's naturally found in gasoline unless it's removed with extra processing.