biodiesel

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biodiesel

An alternative fuel for internal combustion engines, which is produced from soybean, rapeseed, corn and other plant oils, as well as animal fats.

Pros
Fewer sulphur fumes, particulate matter,and carcinogens when subjected to internal combustion than petroleum-based fuels.
 
Cons
Unlikely to replace petroleum products given the potential demand; high costs of producing biodiesel from food crops.
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This alternative fuel, biodeisel uses biomass which is carbon-neutral and emits no carbon dioxide when burned.
The company is also to open a factory in Sri Lanka to produce polyurethane polyols and biodeisel from any vegetable oil available.
The grassroots biodiesel movement speaks to the BIO0 user--that is, the small consumer who is interested in running down the road on one hundred percent biodeisel.
Department of Energy, Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas Company, 3 Phases Energy Services, National BioDeisel Board, Los Angeles Bike Coalition, Sustainable Works and UCLA.