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Bacteria Convert Biodiesel Waste Into Valuable Chemicals

Bacteria Convert Biodiesel Waste Into Valuable Chemicals

HOUSTON, Texas, July 23, 2008 (ENS) – Chemical engineers at Rice University have developed techniques for converting the waste materials of biodiesel production into chemicals that can be sold at a profit. “Biodiesel producers used to sell their leftover glycerin, but the rapid increase in biodiesel production has left them paying to get rid of…