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PETA wants roadside memorial for chickens killed in truck crash [w/video]

Gainesville, Georgia bills itself as "The poultry capital of the world." January 27 of this year was a dark day, then, because a truck carrying live chickens from Pilgrim's Farm overturned on US 129 near the city resulting in the deaths of "dozens" of chickens (the drivers were all right). People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is

Animal fat biodiesel to top half billion gallons by 2012?

Supply and demand is set to see biofuel feedstock prices climb dramatically if oil prices top the records seen in 2006. At $80 a barrel, the ethanol could bid $5 a bushel for corn, diverting the crops production away from food consumption to powering our vehicles. The same holds true for biodiesel with high oil prices resulting in high soy prices. But soy is hardly the only biodiesel feedstock as we've seen recently, and wholesaling for 60 percent of crude soy oil, Dane Muldoon

I don't care what its made of, as long as it works

Recently it seems that a lot of people have found that you can make biofuels out of just about anything in the world. We've reported on algae, chicken fat and even human fat bei

Biodiesel, ethanol, SVO and … chicken droppings?

You’ve debated getting an E85 FFV and read up on what it would take to convert that old diesel into a SVO vehicle, but have you every considered scooping chicken poop into your car? Harold Bate did, in the 1970s, and there’s quite a few good Internet resources telling his tale. One is at Journey to Forever, and it starts with the text of an article from Britain’s the Enquirer newspaper. Apparently, ther