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Over the past several decades it was banned from paint, plumbing and automobile fuel. However, the one place where lead still flies high, is in aviation fuel — specifically the fuel used in small aircrafts.
The lack of regulation, when it comes to leaded aviation gasoline, or AVGAS, has caught the eye of Tulane University professor Howard Mielke, PhD. He was involved in getting rid of lead in automobile gasoline decades ago.