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Re: [hreg] [Fwd: [Biodiesel] Biodiesel in Ventura, CA]

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  • Ryan McMullan
    We re getting our biodiesel for Earth Day from Green Fuels, Inc. in Texas City. Apparently, they re open for public sales, though it might be a bit of a
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 4, 2002
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      We're getting our biodiesel for Earth Day from Green Fuels, Inc.
      in Texas City. Apparently, they're open for public sales, though it might
      be a bit of a drive.

      Ryan

      At 10:57 AM 2/4/02 -0600, you wrote:
      >Great article!
      >Does anyone know where to buy biodiesel in the Houston area? I am a member
      >of the Houston VW Club, and several of our members have turbo-diesel New
      >Beetles. I'd like to be able to point them to biodiesel if possible.
      >
      >Paul
      >
      >On Mon, 4 Feb 2002, Kim & Garth Travis wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > Hi, just a cheerful little bit of good news for your Monday morning.
      > > Kim
      > > -------- Original Message --------
      > > Subject: [Biodiesel] Biodiesel in Ventura, CA
      > > Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2002 23:41:04 -0000
      > > From: "kentbullard" <kentbullard@...>
      > > Reply-To: Biodiesel@yahoogroups.com
      > > To: Biodiesel@yahoogroups.com
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Just an update on biodiesel use and activity in Ventura County.
      > >
      > > Since August of 2000 the Pacific Ranger, the 56' research boat at
      > > Channel Islands National Park has been operating on B100. The boat
      > > has two GM 6-53 main engines, a Northern Light Generator and Kubota
      > > dive compressor. The fuel used has mainly been rerefined oils from
      > > Griffin Industries/Cytoculture, but as of late has been Southern
      > > States Soy, through GP Resources. In addition to the "PR" the park
      > > has been operating two Clark forklifts and Anacapa Island (45kW John
      > > Deere generator, 15kW Hercules Generator & 14hp John Deere tractor)
      > > and Santa Barbara Island (4 cyl Lister dock crane) on B100 making the
      > > islands petroleum free. The main energy source on the islands is
      > > solar. In the first year the park used right about 8,000 gallons of
      > > B100.
      > > In October the park launched a new boat, the Sea Ranger II, a 58'
      > > fiberglass boat. Cat 3406E engines operating on B100 power the new
      > > boat. This new boat is currently using around 600 gallons per week.
      > > http://www.modutechmarine.com/pr01.htm
      > > http://www.eparka.com/news/L3/SD/9A/1L3SD9AM9/
      > > The logistics of getting and handling the fuel has been a hassle,
      > > with 300 gallon totes being trucked back and forth from LA by a fuel
      > > jobber and than having to crane them on to the boats and siphon the
      > > fuel to the boat.
      > > However that is soon to change, as on February 15th the newly
      > > reopening fuel dock at the Ventura Harbor Boatyard.
      > > http://www.venturaharbormarinefuel.com/ will pump both petroleum and
      > > B100 and has a 20,000 gallon tank dedicated for biodiesel. This will
      > > provide fuel not only to the National Park vessels but will also be
      > > open for public fueling. It is hoped that many of the local sailors
      > > will soon be voyaging to the islands in a more environmental fashion.
      > > In addition a vehicle-fueling pump will be installed in the near
      > > future. The price at the fuel pump has not yet been established.
      > > Other biodiesel interests in the county include the fire department,
      > > which has been doing some tests with B20 to reduce emissions in the
      > > fire stations. The county waste management agency is also interested
      > > in biodiesel and may partner up with the local US Navy base in a
      > > biodiesel test production facility.
      > >
      > > On the side, I am getting around town in my 1984 Mercedes 300D
      > > Turbobiodiesel, (B100 of course) just because it's the right thing to
      > > do.
      > >
      > > Kent Bullard
      > > Contact me @ kentbullard@...
      > >
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