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Biggest U.S. Biodiesel Plant Opens in Houston

Article: 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

Article: 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 [], and if you haven’t, you’d…


Article: 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…