Inside July 2005


Pure and Simple

BY Tom BryanVolga, S.D.-based South Dakota Soybean Processors is now offering SoyPure, a trademarked pretreated virgin soybean oil tailored for biodiesel production. Meanwhile, a large customer is about to come on line in neighboring Minnesota. READ MORE

An Industry Pioneer Expands

BY Dave NillesIn 1996, Ag Processing Inc. pioneered the biodiesel industry by building the nation's first purpose-built biodiesel production facility. A decade later, the co-op is expanding production and reinventing itself once more. READ MORE

Presidental Presence

BY Jessica WilliamsIn May, President George W. Bush visited Virginia Biodiesel Refinery Inc. near New Kent, Va., not only to see biodiesel production firsthand but also to show Americans that he is serious about a national energy policy. READ MORE

Biodiesel Outlet

BY Dave NillesThrough efforts by the Delaware Soybean Board, Indian River Marina boaters are now enjoying cleaner air and water by using biodiesel. It's possible that the rest of the state isn't far behind. READ MORE

Houston ... Do we have a problem?

BY Ron KotrbaTexas is a legendary Republic, world-renowned for its admiration of the laissez faire approach to economics, social policy and public oversight. Ironically, bioidesel proponents find themselves bound by Austin's upcoming Low Emission Diesel rule, which do away with the sale of untreated biodiesel blends for 80 percent of the Lone Star state's population by October. READ MORE

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