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Biodiesel Basics #37: Biodiesel is Thoroughly Tested Alternative Fuel

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Biodiesel, a renewable fuel right here in Wisconsin, has been tested time and again and has proven that it is a viable and dependable alternative to regular diesel. Here are some facts:

  • Independent studies from the U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture have repeatedly shown that biodiesel performs similar to petroleum diesel with great benefits to the environment and human health.
  • A study from Southwest Research Institute shows that emissions of carbon monoxide, a poisonous gas and contributing factor in formation of smog, is reduced by 50% when using biodiesel.
  • Additional studies done by the Stanadyne Corporation and the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute have shown similar results.
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