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2011-06-23 16:35:00

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At its semi-annual board meeting in Washington D.C. last week, members of the National Biodiesel Board applauded the latest Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to announce its support for use of B20 biodiesel blends. Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has confirmed that all of its new 2011 and forward model year diesel engines, including its four popular N-Series truck models as well as the new Isuzu Reach commercial van, are...

2011-05-23 13:53:00

Move shows trend towards biodiesel's integration into corporate sustainability JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What can Brown do for you? For a start, it's making your world greener by using cleaner burning biodiesel. The United Parcel Service began using biodiesel blends at its most vital hub in Louisville, Kentucky this month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100830/DC56543LOGO-b) "There is a finite amount of petroleum-based fuel available...

2011-02-04 13:57:00

Students earn scholarships to further biodiesel education at conference JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Biodiesel Conference & Expo hosts some of the most prestigious biofuels scientists in the world. This year, the biodiesel industry is also investing in tomorrow's scientists, helping to bring about 10 college students to the event, Feb. 6 - 9 in Phoenix. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100830/DC56543LOGO-b) Evan Le, a senior...

2010-10-12 10:24:00

Biodiesel Fuel Manufactured From Cafeteria Waste Oil and Sold to Area Businesses CHICAGO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Loyola University Chicago Center for Urban Environmental Research and Policy's (CUERP) Biodiesel Program has become the first school program in the United States to be licensed by state and federal authorities to produce and sell its biodiesel fuel. The program has received the approval of the Environmental Protection Agency, Internal Revenue Service, Illinois...


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