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First-Ever Over-the-Road CO2 Reduction Study with Biodiesel

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NBB website screenshotDALLAS, Texas – Soon, freight carriers will be able to demonstrate their emissions savings by using biodiesel fuel. The National Biodiesel Board has teamed-up with Chicago-based Indigenous Energy, LLC, developers of emissions tracking systems, and Los Angeles-based States Logistics, a fleet and logistics company using clean technology, on an over-the-road pilot. The six-month pilot will culminate in a report quantifying States Logistics’ emissions and carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction from using biodiesel, a cleaner burning fuel with a lifecycle CO2 reduction of 78 percent. So far, results for May and June showed a 16.5 ton reduction in CO2 emissions. [Read full article]

Sharon Bell/NBB & Amber Pearson/NBB

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National Biodiesel Board - August 21, 2008

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