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Re: Vegetable Oil Recycling
This was on e-wire last month.
Cincinnati is in the news with "McDiesel".
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Griffin Supplies Biodiesel for Bus Fleets
CINCINNATI, OH. July 18, -/E-Wire/-- Griffin Industries has
selected to supply TANK and Metro buses with biodiesel, an
environmentally friendly fuel throughout the summer. 500,000
gallons of B20,
a blend of 20% biodiesel mixed with 80% petroleum diesel will
280 buses through July and August. The buses are expected to
2,500,000 miles on tri-state roadways using the alternative
Headquartered in Cold Spring, Kentucky, Griffin produces
recycled vegetable oil collected from area restaurants.
According to Rick
Geise, Director of Marketing, the program is creating a great
deal of local
and national interest. "Any resident who has eaten at a
tri-state restaurant in
the past 18 months has likely contributed to the production of
therefore, reduced our country's dependence on foreign oil."
Chairman, Dennis Griffin added, "Griffin Industries is
thrilled to be a part of
such a precedent setting program. With air quality a critical
these hot summer months, we applaud TANK and Metro's foresight
initiative in utilizing biodiesel to combat pollution in
Through OKI's leadership and the support of the Department of
Transportation, this project presents a working case study
that will certainly
be modeled around the country. We'd also like to recognize
Company for playing such a key role in providing a seamless
Metro and TANK to operate their fleets with alternative fuel.
special thanks to the National Biodiesel Board, American
Association, United Soybean Board, and the Fats and Proteins
Foundation for their commitment to the development of
biodiesel as the most
cost effective alternative fuel available. This project truly
represents a team
SOURCE: Griffin Industries
CONTACT: Rick Geise, Director of Marketing, Griffin
firstname.lastname@example.org on 08/29/2000 05:23:29 PM
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Subject: Vegetable Oil Recycling
Does anyone have information about recycling used partially hydrogenated
vegetable oils from fast food restaurants into an additive for diesel fuel?
Or anything else for that matter.
226 Capitol Blvd., Suite 606
Nashville, TN 37219-1804