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us: Biodiesel fuels

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    • us: Diesel motor--Alternative fuels
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    • found: U.S. Cong. House. Comm. on Commerce. Subcom. on Energy and Power. The Energy Policy Act Amendments of 1997, hearing ... 1998: p. 1 (biodiesel fuel; an alternative fuel) p. 16 (Biodiesel is a clean burning, oxygenated fuel made from methyl esters derived from soybean and other vegetable oils; also made through the transesterification of recycled waste cooking oils; offers significant environmental benefits for air, water, earth, and energy; non-toxic and biodegradable) p. 31 (made from beef tallow) p. 44 (a renewable alternative fuel derived from agricultural feedstocks, such as soybeans) p. 50 (a renewable alternative fuel for diesel engines)
    • found: Biodiesel report, National Biodiesel Board, December issue 1997, accessed Oct. 30, 1998 (biodiesel as an alternative fuel; produced from beef tallow; opportunity to turn agricultural feedstocks into a cleaner burning fuel)
    • found: PBI bulletin, May 1996, from National Research Council/Plant Biotechnology Institute, accessed Oct. 30, 1998: at Biodiesel and its prospects (Biodiesel, either in pure form or mixed with mineral diesel, is now available commercially in most of western Europe, where current production capacity is in excess of 1.1 million tons per year)
    • found: Encarta Encyc. (Fuels, Synthetic; gaseous or liquid fuels produced from coal, shale formations, tar sands, or renewable biomass resources such as crops ... and used as substitutes for petroleum or natural gas)
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