User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


15° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Business

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Biodiesel Facility Opens In Sioux Falls

November 28, 2012, 4:40 PM

Biodiesel Facility Opens In Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Good news for the state's Biodiesel users; the fuel will now be available year-round.

A year-round Biodiesel blending facility opened Wednesday in Sioux Falls.

The clean-burning renewable fuel is made of new and used vegetable oils, animal fats and recycled restaurant grease. It has previously been unavailable during cold months. The new blending facility changes that.

“When we put it in our school buses, when we put it in our snow removal equipment, that it has been blended properly. They know how to blend it, and it's going to be a good, safe, fuel without any problems,” Bob Metz with the South Dakota soybean research and promotion council said.

“It's produced over five thousand direct and indirect jobs. And the soybeans we raise is used to produce the biodiesel, so the economic activity or output is about 900 million a year,” Jim Willers with the Minnesota soybean research and promotion council said.

Two 20,000 gallon underground tanks will store the fuel. One is heated, which helps keep it usable the entire year.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

Auto Dealer Chain To Pay Fine For Deceptive Ads

12/12/2014 11:41 AM

A family-owned chain of automobile dealerships located in Iowa, Montana and South Dakota will pay a $360,000 civil penalty for running deceptive ads.

Full Story
National Attention For Sioux Falls Bakery

12/15/2014 9:56 AM

A Sioux Falls bakery is getting more national recognition.  CH Patisserie has been named one of the top 75 bakeries in the nation by The Daily Me...

Full Story
Cliff Hangers Gallery Closes; Customers Want Items Back

12/15/2014 10:10 PM

For more than two decades, Cliff Hangers Gallery has been a fixture in Sioux Falls.  A couple of years ago, the business moved from Park Ridge Ga...

Full Story | Watch
What Will Cost More/Less In 2015

12/16/2014 1:36 PM

Industry experts say gasoline prices will continue to fall in 2015, but other prices are expected to rise.

Full Story
Denny Sanford To Donate $25 Million For Scholarship Program

12/16/2014 4:30 PM

Philanthropist T. Denny Sanford is donating $25 million to South Dakota for a scholarship program for the state's technical schools.&nbs...

Full Story


Events