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... The use of biodiesel, made primarily from soybeans and other organic products, merits serious consideration as an alternative fuel. As dependency on foreign oil escalates, use of any energy source that is both renewable and made domestically deserves further investigation.
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... implement biodiesel are up-front tasks that, when done properly, result in using biodiesel much like traditional diesel fuel with minimal intervention. Recommendations for the successful implementation of biodiesel include: • Learning about the fuel and its characteristics; • Dedicating the necessary time and resources to developing a thorough biodiesel management plan; • Locating a local biodiesel supplier and ensuring that it has adequate quality control measures for blending and delivery; • Using a biodiesel specification that incorporates recognized performance and quality standards; • Using additives as appropriate to control bacteria growth; • Periodically testing fuel deliveries to ensure quality; • Contacting engine and facility fueling representatives to determine warranty coverage and their recommendations for material compatibility; • Choosing a biodiesel percentage based on local climate and operating conditions, and consider changing percentages during different seasons; • Starting with a small test fleet with smaller biodiesel concentrations (preferably in the spring and summer)

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