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Small-scale Biodiesel Production: Safety Considerations
Daniel Mullenix, John Fulton, Christian Brodbeck, Mark Hall
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Pages / Length: 3
Publication Date: 02/10/2010

Biodiesel is a viable and sustainable alternative energy and is relatively simple to produce. However, there are some environmental and safety concerns with producing biodiesel on a small scale (50 gallons or less). This publication explains the precautionary measures, safe handling of production chemicals, waste product disposal, recommendations for storage tanks, fire-fighting equipment, and spill response that will help you minimize those concerns.