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2008-10-13 03:00:31

By McLean, Mike The giant oil company ExxonMobil Corp. has obtained a permit to assemble a $3 million biodiesel blending project in Spokane Valley, and a young company based in Arlington, Wash., separately plans to extend to Eastern Washington the distribution network for biodiesel it makes.

2008-08-05 09:01:21

By Aaron Brachfeld One liquid fuel in particular is not only less expensive than gasoline but less toxic to the environment: straight vegetable oil.* Having provided a ready source of liquid fuel to humanity for millennia, vegetable oil in the 21st century can legally power all diesel engines and can be produced by Colorado farmers (even with the high price of oil crops) for less than $2 per gallon.* SVO fuel enjoys negative carbon gains and is easy to produce.* Originally published by...

2008-07-18 12:01:08

By Darrin Youker, Reading Eagle, Pa. Jul. 18--It's the middle of a blazing hot July, but John T. Bailey is already thinking about winter. Unlike many people fretting over the rising cost of home heating oil, Bailey is well insulated from the price of a barrel of crude.

2008-07-16 09:01:11

By Cathy Dyson, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Jul. 16--French fries and hush puppies keep Erik Whittington going on his daily commute from Locust Grove to Stafford County. The 38-year-old doesn't eat them by the pound.

2008-07-15 21:00:27

By Sandra Emerson Fast-food restaurants may one day be more than just a quick stop to fill your stomach. They could be a source for filling your gas tank, too.

2008-07-15 03:00:34

By Sandra Emerson Fast food restaurants may be more than just a quick stop to fill your stomach. They could be a source for filling your gas tank, too. Vegetable oil left over from fried food is a main ingredient in biodiesel, a renewable and more environment-friendly version of diesel fuel.

2008-07-13 03:00:23

By Jim Mackinnon, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 13--In the near future, when Dan Fister needs to fill up his 1994 GMC Yukon truck, pretty much all the Medina-area resident has to do is drive to a nearby restaurant.

2008-06-28 09:02:38

By Jeff Salway From insulation to smoother driving, we can all cut our costs THE bosses of the UK's six main energy suppliers confirmed this week that gas and electricity bills are set to rise again.

2008-06-18 12:00:50

W2 Energy Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO) (FRANKFURT: WJD), a waste-to-energy and renewable energy company, is pleased to announce its entry into the biodiesel market.


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