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View Resource Benefits of Biodiesel

In 2000, biodiesel became the only alternative fuel in the country to have successfully completed the EPA-required Tier I and Tier II health effects testing under the Clean Air Act. These independent...

http://www.biodiesel.org/pdf_files/fuelfactsheets/Benefits%2...
View Resource Biodiesel and Energy Security

United States oil consumption continues to rise. The U.S. uses approximately 20 million barrels of oil a day (or 840,000,000 gallons), more than half of which is imported. Twenty million barrels is...

http://www.biodiesel.org/pdf_files/fuelfactsheets/Energy_Sec...
View Resource Biodiesel Backgrounder

Auto and engine makers continue to grow their commitment to biodiesel on higher blend levels. The manufacturers have made pro-biodiesel announcements, such as Cummins announcing the approval of...

http://www.biodiesel.org/pdf_files/fuelfactsheets/background...
View Resource Biodiesel Brings a Lot to the Table

U.S. biodiesel is NOT the cause of increasing food costs. The ?perfect storm? of many factors, ranging from rising energy costs to unfavorable weather, is blinding eyes to the facts. Biodiesel hel...

http://biodiesel.org/resources/sustainability/pdfs/Food%20an...
View Resource Biodiesel Emissions

Biodiesel is the first and only alternative fuel to have a complete evaluation of emission results and potential health effects submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under...

http://biodiesel.org/pdf_files/fuelfactsheets/emissions.pdf
View Resource Biodiesel Facts Sheets

The following biodiesel fact sheet titles are available through this site: Commonly Asked Questions, Biodiesel 2004 Backgrounder, Biodiesel and Energy Security, Emissions, Performance, Regulated...

http://www.biodiesel.org/resources/fuelfactsheets/
View Resource Biodiesel Handling/Use Guidelines

This document is a guide for those who blend, distribute, and use biodiesel and biodiesel blends. It is intended to help fleets and individual users, blenders, distributors, and those involved in...

http://www.nrel.gov/vehiclesandfuels/npbf/pdfs/43672.pdf
View Resource Biodiesel Health Effects Testing

In June 2000, representatives of the U.S. Congress announced that biodiesel had become the first and only alternative fuel to have successfully completed the Tier I and Tier II Health Effects testing...

http://www.biodiesel.org/pdf_files/fuelfactsheets/Health_Eff...
View Resource Biodiesel Myths Busted

Biodiesel is a clean burning alternative fuel, produced from domestic, renewable resources such as plant oils, animal fats, used cooking oil and even new sources such as algae. Biodiesel...

http://www.biodieselsustainability.org/MythsFacts2009_1.pdf
View Resource Biodiesel Production & Quality Standards

The production processes for biodiesel are well known. There are three basic routes to biodiesel production from oils and fats: * Base catalyzed transesterification of the oil. * Direct acid...

http://www.biodiesel.org/pdf_files/fuelfactsheets/prod_quali...
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