FW: Biodiesel Workshop
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Subject: Biodiesel Workshop
Small-Scale Biodiesel Production Efficiency Workshop Offered in Miles City
Farmers, educators, government agency personnel, and business owners who have are interested in learning more about on-farm and small scale biodiesel production, methanol recovery, troubleshooting small plant operations, and fuel production efficiency can learn more about these topics at an upcoming workshop held in Miles City, October 8, 2008.
This is a short session for those who teach, who are interested in making, or have made biodiesel. The workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m.
until 12:30 p.m. in Room 313 at the Miles Community College , 2715 Dickenson. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
People who attend this workshop will learn new information on Montana biodiesel production and co-product markets; efficiencies that can be gained making on-farm and small scale commercial biodiesel and its co-products; permitting and taxation issues for biodiesel production and the availability of fuel quality testing.
The featured speaker is Rudy Pruszko, who has over 25 years experience in areas such as technical product marketing, engineering and production management, quality supervision and plant management. His latest activities include making small scale biodiesel production more efficient including methanol recovery and other items.
There will be a small registration fee for the workshop to cover select expenses. Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information on, or to register for, this event, contact DEQ 406 841 5200, or e-mail biwebb@... or visit the DEQ website at www.deq.mt.gov or Kristin Buck, (406) 874-6301 or email BuckK@.... Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities who wish to participate in this workshop. Please contact Bill Webb at 406-841-5200 regarding the accommodation needed.
The workshops' sponsors include the Montana Department of Environmental Quality, Center for Industrial Research and Service Iowa State University , Miles Community College , and the Montana Agro Energy Initiative.
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Department of Environmental Quality
Energy and Pollution Prevention Bureau
Business and Community Assistance
P.O. Box 200901
1100 North Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59620-0901
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