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[GreenYes] First Bio-Diesel Gas Station in SF and Nevada
Sorry for all the postings there is just so much good news on environment
to share this week.

Daily Grist May 24, 2001

The first gas station in a major city to sell vegetable fuel for 
diesel cars and trucks opened yesterday in San Francisco.  A similar 
station also opened in Sparks, Nev.  The biodiesel fuel is made from 
recycled vegetable oil from restaurants or from soybean oil.  The 
fuel doesn't cut back on nitrogen oxide emissions, but it does avoid 
the carbon monoxide problems and the cloud of particulates that come 
from burning diesel.  Vehicles using biodiesel experience a small 
drop in fuel economy, and give off the scent of french fries.  Teri 
Shore, from the enviro group Bluewater Network, said biodiesel could 
help with the U.S.'s energy problems: "Instead of mining in the 
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, we can mine the nation's supplies of 
restaurant grease."

straight to the source:  San Francisco Chronicle, Jane Kay, 23 May 2001

straight to the source:  Las Vegas Sun, Associated Press, 23 May 2001

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