Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘biodiesel fuel’

Biodiesel Theft: Bay Area Thieves Target Alternative Fuel

Biodiesel Theft: Bay Area Thieves Target Alternative Fuel

The newest item on Bay Area thieves’ wish list? restaurant grease, the easiest thing to convert into biodiesel fuel. As eco-friendly cars reach a new high demand, so does the need for “yellow grease,” or leftover cooking oil. “There is a black market for yellow grease now,” Andrew Panell of Dogpatch Biofuels told CBS San [...]

A Recipe for Biodiesel, Plucked From Poultry

A Recipe for Biodiesel, Plucked From Poultry

Those researchers in the department of chemical and materials engineering at the University of Nevada in Reno are at it again. Last year they showed the world that it was possible to make biodiesel fuel from coffee grounds. This time, it’s chicken feathers. In a paper in The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Mano [...]

Biodiesel a Part of Presidential Inauguration

Biodiesel a Part of Presidential Inauguration

Before taking the oath of office today, President Barack Obama retraced Abraham Lincoln’s steps by making the journey from Illinois to Washington, D.C. In the spirit of Lincoln and powered by soybean checkoff-funded biodiesel, the “Abraham Lincoln: Self-Made in America Tour” mobile museum made this historical 800-mile journey as well. The mobile museum has been [...]

Food for Progress Project Brings 21st Century biodiesel Facilities to Guatemala

Food for Progress Project Brings 21st Century biodiesel Facilities to Guatemala

The small, unassuming tropical paradise of Masagua in Guatemala’s coastal region of Escuintla seems an unlikely place for 21st century technology. But the town now boasts Guatemala’s newest biodiesel fuel production plant due to a U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded Food for Progress project led by Texas A&M University’s Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture. The [...]


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