The Pattonsburg Board of Aldermen carried a motion to accept an MTBE Service Agreement Contract between the city of Pattonsburg and the firms of Baron & Budd, P.C. and Weitz and Luxenburg, P.C. during their regular meeting held Feb. 17.
Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) was discovered in Well #3 at Pattonsburg years ago, according to City Clerk Karen Shepard. MTBE is a gasoline additive and groundwater contaminant that renders