Back in 2006, the Baltimore Biodiesel LLC announced it would build a biodiesel plant in Princess Anne, Maryland. Things moved forward, the plant opened in November 2007, and we didn't hear much about this plant until an explosion there killed one and injured another earlier this month. Now, local residents are kind of peeved about what the plant has brought to the community. They expressed their outrage during a special community meeting of the Princess Anne Town Commissioners yesterday and said
The explosion (and resulting injuries) at a Defiance, Ohio biodiesel plant run by American Ag Fuels that we told you about yesterday appears to be the result of human error. According to a story (with video) at Indiana's News Center, workers left a manhole cover off of a glycerin storage tank. A spark then ignited methanol vapors that escaped, causing one large and then a smaller second explosion. INC says that, "Neighboring homeowners and workers are trying to settle their nerves a day after t
Following an explosion at a biodiesel plant in Defiance, Ohio yesterday afternoon, three people were injured and taken to a local hospital. The AP reports that the plant is run by at American AG Fuels and it is unknown at this time what caused the fire. A two-block area surrounding the plant was evacuated.
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