Thursday, June 3, 2010

Biodiesel From Sewage Sludge Within Pennies A Gallon Of Being Competitive

Thomas Henry Culhane 

Finally, economic competitiveness for an "alternative" fuel. So can we end the food vs. fuel debate arredy? (oh, and can we please stop choppin' down the remaining rainforests and driving biodiversity to extinction just to plant oil palm, as we saw all over Malaysia, Guatemala and Burundi? I'm tellin' ya, cities are the answers to the very problems they cause. Harvest the cities, farm the sewage.)

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Philadelphia, PA (SPX) May 24, 2010 - Existing technology can produce biodiesel fuel from municipal sewage sludge that is within a few cents a gallon of being competitive with conventional diesel refined from petroleum, according to an article in ACS' Energy and Fuels, a bi-monthly journal.
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