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Category: Alternative Fuel :: Biodiesel
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CSU researchers get federal grant to study biodiesel crop production 23.8.2014 Denver Post: Business
Plant-derived vehicle fuel could one day become a mainstay on Colorado farms under a new research project at Colorado State ...
In quest for energy, biofuels gaining ground 28.7.2013 Salt Lake Tribune
For more than 130 years, Darling International has operated in a little-known corner of U.S. industry, breaking down the leftovers of the meat industry for products including cattle feed and cosmetics. Then last month the Irving, Texas-based rendering giant announced it was entering the biofuels market. Partnered with Valero Energy Corp., Darling was beginning production at a $425 million plant in Louisiana converting animal fat into fuel. Biofuels “make up between 25 and 30 percent of sales in ...
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West Texas man sentenced for biodiesel scam 29.3.2013 Denver Post: National News Headlines
LUBBOCK, Texas—A West Texas businessman has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for his role in a $42 million biodiesel scam.
Space Station now offering alternative fuel in Steamboat Springs 18.8.2012 Steamboat Pilot
Last month, Space Station gas station owner Eric Dorris switched over his diesel tank to B20 diesel, a fuel that is a blend of 80 percent regular diesel and 20 percent biodiesel.
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Peter Van De Carr: Consider biodiesel 18.4.2012 Steamboat Pilot
For 26 years, I’ve operated my river operation in Steamboat Springs. By far the most trash I create as a byproduct of my business is when transporting clients from one end of the river and picking them up at the other. For years I’ve wrestled with means of lessening my impact.
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Box Elder renewable energy plant fueling green revolution 2.9.2011 Salt Lake Tribune
By dawn house The Salt Lake Tribune Published Sep 1, 2011 08:24PM MDT Brothers Jacob and Isaiah Kingston on Thursday showed off their biodiesel production plant, the largest facility of its kind in Utah. Workers at Washakie Renewable Energy spent a year building a system known as the green line process, which was showcased at an open house and will facilitate the production of up to 10 million gallons of renewable fuel annually. About 100 elected officials, industry representatives and guests toured the facility. The plant uses feedstock, such as yellow and brown ... ...
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Bloom and bust 26.6.2011 Durango Herald
DOVE CREEK The idea seemed so promising on a September day in 2007.The governor and 200 others turned out in this tiny town near the Utah border to break ground on the San Juan Bioenergy plant, a locally run processing house for sunflowers and safflowers.
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Arizona is perfect for biofuels, experts say 3.2.2011 azcentral.com | business
Arizona's sunny, dry weather makes it the perfect location for farming algae to produce renewable fuels, an executive of a national biofuels group said Monday.
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Avon buses to run on biofuel 11.11.2010 Vail Colorado: Our World
AVON, Colorado - Avon buses and town vehicles will soon be running on biodiesel. As of last month, the town's fuel supplier started providing an improved biodiesel blend to its customers. The product will be 2 percent biodiesel in the summer and 1 percent in the winter. "This renewable fuel is another step the town is taking to be environmentally conscientious," said Jenny Strehler, the town's director of public works and transportation. "It will improve our emission from our bus fleet and other diesel-powered vehicles." The Town of Avon manages a fueling facility for the town's vehicle and equipment fleet from its Swift Gulch site. The Town purchases gasoline and diesel fuel under contract from Collett Enterprises, Inc. in Gypsum, a local wholesale supplier, who is supplied by Sinclair Oil Company. In response to federal Environmental Protection Agency standards, which are forcing all suppliers to move to more renewable fuels, Sinclair Oil Company dec ...
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News in Brief 10.11.2010 Vail Colorado: Business
County offices closed for Veterans Day EAGLE - County offices, including the Avon and El Jebel satellite offices, the county landfill and other facilities will be closed Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Offices will resume regular schedules Friday. Emergency services are always available by calling 911. Call the Eagle County Sheriff's Office - 970-328-8500 for non-emergencies. ECO buses will run their normal schedules, but the ECO Transit office will be closed. The Eagle County Road and Bridge Department is always on call at 970-479-2200 in the event of an emergency. School district gets ready for winter EAGLE COUNTY - Eagle County School District has outlined school closure and late start procedures for the upcoming winter season. * The superintendent is empowered to close schools or dismiss schools early in an event of weather or other emergencies that threaten the safety of students or staff members. School closures, early dismissals and ...
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U.S. Army investigates Salt Lake biofuel crop 17.8.2010 Salt Lake Tribune
By Jeremiah Stettler The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Aug 16, 2010 05:18PM MDT The prickly-leafed crop is hardly inviting — it is like a weed sprouting atop 20 acres of parched government land near Salt Lake International Airport. And yet, the safflower planted as part of Salt Lake County’s urban-farming initiative holds a potential fuel source that has attracted the attention of the U.S. Army. Jeffrey Ward, deputy engineer for the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, inspected the safflower crop Monday with a National Biodiesel Board representative and a consultant... ...
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Biodiesel producers press feds on credit 29.5.2010 azcentral.com | business
Without congressional approval of an important tax incentive, biodiesel companies fear the industry could face extinction.
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Buckeye man burned while making biodiesel fuel in home 14.4.2010 azcentral.com | news
The fire damaged his house, and the man was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.
Southwestern Colorado turns to sunflowers for energy 6.2.2010 Denver Post: Business
Southwestern Colorado turns to sunflowers for energy
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Frying a turkey? Gilbert firm will turn grease into fuel 25.11.2009 azcentral.com | business
Alt-fuel manufacturer AZ Biodiesel in Gilbert is collecting used oil from anyone who fries a turkey.
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Turkeys fuel conversion to biodiesel 25.11.2009 azcentral.com | business
Rather than dump leftover fried turkey grease down the drain this Thanksgiving, one alternative-fuel manufacturer wants to pour it into the gas tank.
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Local Briefcase 11.10.2009 Custom Search
Beaver Street Brewery brings home the gold The beer from Beaver Street Brewery is some of the best in the nation, according to judges at the 2009 Great American Beer Festival.
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Roadways could soon become source for fuel 24.9.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Kaysville » If Dallas Hanks' experiment works, the highways Utah commuters drive along could one day help fuel their cars. On several small plots at the Utah Botanical Center, Hanks is growing safflower plants under different conditions above simulated roadside conditions and testing
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USU researchers look to safflowers for biodiesel fuel 18.9.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Kaysville » Utah State University researchers are looking at the possibility of converting safflower seeds to biodiesel fuel at a profit. Seeds were harvested Wednesday from a test plot of ground.
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Glendale company cooks up alternative to fuel 17.9.2009 azcentral.com | business
Those French fries you're eating are part of a Glendale company's plan to clean up the Valley's pollution. Green Dining Network is using restaurants' used frying oil to produce biodiesel.
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