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.