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Making Biodiesel

  1. How Production Biodiesel Is Made (
      Shows how biodiesel is made from used vegetable oil in a large-scale plant.

  2. How to Make Biodiesel In Your Back Yard (
      Shows how biodiesel is made from used vegetable oil.

  1. Biodiesel Basics (
      "Is Biodiesel the same thing as raw vegetable oil?"

      "No! Fuel-grade biodiesel must be produced to strict industry specifications (ASTM D6751) in order to insure proper performance. Biodiesel is the only alternative fuel to have fully completed the health effects testing requirements of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments. Biodiesel that meets ASTM D6751 and is legally registered with the Environmental Protection Agency is a legal motor fuel for sale and distribution. Raw vegetable oil cannot meet biodiesel fuel specifications, it is not registered with the EPA, and it is not a legal motor fuel." 01-13

  2. Biodiesel Uses and Laws (
      Provides a comprehensive discussion of biodiesel and Includes relevant laws supporting use of biodiesel, state by state. 09-14

  3. How to Make Biodiesel (
      "Biodiesel is a diesel fuel that is made by reacting vegetable oil (cooking oil) with other common chemicals. Biodiesel may be used in any diesel automotive engine in its pure form or blended with petroleum-based diesel. No modifications are required, and the result is a less-expensive, renewable, clean-burning fuel. Here's how to make biodiesel from fresh oil." 01-13


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