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E-M:/ soybean oil fuel



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Enviro-Mich message from "Tamilyn H. Sanderson" <sirdufus@freeway.net>
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Does anyone know if this fuel is available in Michigan?  If it is, how is it
being marketed here?
If it is not currently available, do you know if there is anyone working on
getting this biodiesel fuel available?  This almost sounds to good to be
true!

Tamilyn H. Sanderson
REP America/Michigan Coordinator
GREEN, EEN
1384 Maxwell Rd.
Petoskey, MI  49770
231-348-2685
cleaner-burning fuel made
partly from soybean oil.

The fuel, called B20, is a blend of 20 percent biodiesel and 80 percent
petroleum diesel. More than half of the biodiesel is made from soybean oil.

Ted Aulich, manager of the University of North Dakota's Energy & Research
Center, said the biodiesel is a renewable fuel made from vegetable oil,
animal fats and recycled restaurant grease.

``Biodiesel is biodegradable and nontoxic. It reduces the exhaust emissions
of fine particles and contains no sulfur or aromatics," he said.



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