Inside November 2005


Emissions Still Matter

BY Ron KotrbaSure, pollution-pummeling advanced control technologies will likely satisfy the U.S. EPA's 2007 target emissions reductions for future diesel vehicles, but it may take years before pre-existing fleets are actually off the road. Biodiesel can help bridge that environmental gap ... in more ways than one. READ MORE

Warming Up to Bioheat

BY Dave NillesWith winter's grip nearing, the nation is looking for ways to overcome what could be its highest heating costs ever. Biodiesel-blended heating oil-bioheat-is offering a cleaner, more exciting alternative. READ MORE

Thinking Small, Globally

BY Tom BryanVallejo, Calif.-based Greenline Industries may offer small- and medium-scale biodiesel processors, but its long-term global mission is anything but undersized. With an efficient continuous-flow process that uses relatively little water, this company is ready to bring renewable power to the people. READ MORE

Argentina'S Climate of Growth

BY Elizabeth JohnsonArgentine lawmakers are expected to pass a nationwide B5 mandate that would lessen the nation's dependence on fossil fuels, create new demand for its massive vegetable oils industry and help clean up major urban centers. Producers, most of them small-scale, are rising to the call. READ MORE

Beyond A Fleeting Chance

BY Kory WallenThe United States Postal Service, a true pioneer in fleet alternative fuels use and testing, completed a research project this year that critically evaluated the effects of biodiesel blends on engine systems. The results were fundamentally positive. READ MORE

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