Posted by: Lawyer Sanders | June 19, 2008

What does the term “biodiesel” mean?

Biodiesel is a clean burning alternative fuel produced from domestic, renewable resources such as new and used vegetable oils and animal fats. Biodiesel is primarily produced through base catalyzed transesterification. Biodiesel is simple to use, biodegradable, nontoxic, and essentially free of sulfur and aromatics. Biodiesel can be blended at any level with petroleum diesel.

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  1. Thats a pretty basic explanation of biodiesel, but accurate. You may want to expand it a little further like mentioning where feedstocks for biodiesel come from, which types are carbon nuetral, vehicle performance, etc


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