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Truckers are quickly becoming biodiesel junkies, or at least strong promoters of the biofuel, according to an Independence Day article in the New York Times. The article focuses on the gas station that has done more for biodiesel in the trucking industry than any other, Carl's Corner in Texas. The most famous name pushing biodiesel to truckers is, of course, Willie Nelson. And the truckers are listening.

Willie and his wife were at Carl's Corner on Monday for the grand opening of the newest biodiesel installation at the gas station: a biodiesel production facility. The plant will be run by Pacific Biodiesel and will churn out 8,000 gallons a day (about 2 million gallons a year). Bob King, president of Pacific Biodiesel, said the facility could produce more than double that if needed. Carl's Corner sells B20.

[Source: New York Times]


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      • 1 Month Ago
      Willie, want some company in the business?

      you may be interested in joining us.
      • 1 Month Ago
      where the hell is your gas station that sells BIO DISEL 100 ??? the rest is garbage junk crap..... show me your station that sells bio disel.... OK ?? cut the rest of the garbage out... !!!
      • 1 Month Ago
      B20 is a mix of 20% Biodiesel and 80% regular(petroleum) diesel.
      • 1 Month Ago
      where can one find bieodiesel in n.w. fla? I live in brooksville.
      • 1 Month Ago
      The National Biodiesel Board has a map of biodiesel sales locations on their website. You can see the Florida stations here: http://www.biodiesel.org/buyingbiodiesel/retailfuelingsites/showstate.asp?st=FL
      • 1 Month Ago
      B20 is biodiesel that is 20 percent veggie-made fuel mixed with 80 percent petroleum-based diesel.
      • 1 Month Ago
      What is B20?