Wednesday, January 31, 2007

The test result are in...

The National VegOil Board has had emissions testing completed on a car running vegetable oil at an EPA-certified lab. [pdf of complete press release]

The results are that emissions are the same or lower, for all components as compared to petroleum diesel.

Here are the graphical results of the test (blue = VegOil, red = petroleum diesel, green = EPA limit):

So, what's the big deal with these test results?
This is the first step in getting vegetable oil as a fuel certified by the EPA for use in vehicles. A big deal, indeed.

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