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Biggest U.S. Biodiesel Plant Opens in Houston

Biggest U.S. Biodiesel Plant Opens in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas, June 5, 2008 (ENS) – A former waste oil and chemical refinery has been transformed over the past year into a zero emissions biodiesel production plant in Houston. When GreenHunter Energy opened the $70 million biodiesel refinery and glycerin distillery Monday, Texas Governor Rick Perry was on hand. “The transformation of an old…

Introduction to the GREEN

Introduction to the GREEN

With the first episode of “Big Ideas for a Small Planet” mere hours away, we wanted to take a peek at some of the ideas you’ll be watching tomorrow night at 9pm on the Sundance Channel. That is, if you haven’t downloaded the free sneak peek from iTunes yet [click.linksynergy.com], and if you haven’t, you’d…

Biodiesel

Biodiesel

Transportation is one of the most popular, posted-on, talked-about topics at TreeHugger, and with good reason. We all have to get around, and it’s something that most of us do multiple times every day: to and from work, school, the store; shuttling kids; meeting friends…the list goes on. While there are multiple ways to accomplish…