Vegetable Oil – The New Fuel?

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: April 22, 2003   View Article

As the world watches the price of crude oil fluctuate in response to the conflict in Iraq, chemists and advocates for alternative energy technologies are training their sights on the grease used to cook French fries.

They say that oils derived from soybeans, corn, and other vegetables hold promise as a cleaner and renewable alternative to the finite resource sucked up from the ground.

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