ASU & AppalCART Biodiesel Tank

(FALL 2005 - FALL 2006)

The REI, in partnership with AppalCART, purchased a 10,000 gallon fuel tank; The REI allocated $60,000 and AppalCART provided the remaining $40,000. This tank is used to store B-20 biodiesel which is used by both University and AppalCART fleet vehicles. The REI also allocated $2,500 for bumper sticker to promote the progressive and collaborative efforts to reduce emissions. This project has helped to reduce the Universitys annual motor vehicle emissions by 10 to 20 percent.

Location: Biodiesel Education and Research Laboratory, Physical Plant
Rated Capacity: 10,000 gallons

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