Inside January 2007

Features

Sustainably Securing the Home Front

BY Nicholas ZemanAs American soldiers continue to hold their position in turbulent foreign environments, at home the U.S. armed forces have been striving to reduce their petroleum footprint by employing biodiesel in non-tactical applications. READ MORE

The Long Haul

BY Holly JessenWidespread acceptance of biodiesel by the trucking industry would certainly grease the wheels of the biofuels industry. Biodiesel advocates are gaining ground with many truck drivers and trucking companies, but the campaign has just begun. READ MORE

Total Package Fleet

BY Ron KotrbaHow can trucking firms of all sizes avoid volatile diesel prices and at the same time protect the environment? That's easy-by producing clean-burning, renewable fuel themselves. READ MORE

B20: A Ram-Tough Blend

BY Ron KotrbaIt's been a year since DaimlerChrysler announced its support of B20 for use in 2007 Dodge Ram fleet trucks. Now Biodiesel Magazine speaks with the automaker and Detroit-based nonprofit NextEnergy about how this approval might fit in with the development of an industry-accepted B20 quality standard. READ MORE

Getting Down and Greasy

BY Holly JessenThanks to a growing start-up company, residents and restaurant owners in Loveland, Colo., can choose a more environmentally responsible method to recycle used cooking oil. Rocky Mountain Sustainable Enterprises is collecting a substance few want, or even know what to do with, and preprocessing it for biodiesel production at an area plant. READ MORE

Front End - Biodiesel News & Trends

Inside NBB

NBB In Sight

BY Joe Jobe and Mike NasiBiodiesel: A Lone Ranger in the Lone Star State READ MORE