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The Day the Gas Dried Up

30 Apr 2008
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As U.S. gasoline prices crest the astronomical price of four dollars a gallon, many Americans are complaining that prices are too high to bear. They might spare a thought for the Scottish who would be grateful to pay $8.30 a gallon, if only they could get it.

Peak Moment: The Inside Scoop from a Biodiesel Pioneer

05 Sep 2007 | |
View all related to biodiesel | biofuel | fuel | India | jatropha | land use | Mexico | Peak Moment Television | Transportation

Russ Teall has developed biodiesel production equipment since the industry was in its infancy. He discusses biodiesel's advantages over petroleum diesel, and the land-for-food vs. fuel issue. His projects involve small scale refineries using multiple oil feedstocks, decentralized production facilities, and oil-rich plants grown on marginal lands. Episode 70.