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.


54° 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







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

Sioux Falls Nail Salon Shut Down By SD Cosmetology Commission

10/30/2014 11:00 AM

The South Dakota Cosmetology Commission has shut down #1 Nails Salon in Sioux Falls.  The commission revoked the license of owner Ngoc Lan T...

Full Story
Sioux Falls To Get Second Five Guys Location

10/29/2014 11:45 AM

Five Guys Burgers and Fries will open up a second location in Sioux Falls in the former Extreme Automotive building at 49th Street and Louise Avenue.

Full Story
Three Sushi Restaurants Back Open

10/27/2014 11:10 AM

The three sushi restaurants that closed last week in Sioux Falls were back open for business over the weekend.

Full Story
KELO TV/Argus Leader Poll: Medicaid/Teacher Pay

10/26/2014 6:00 AM

There are a number of big issues this election year, but there are also big issues that people won't be voting on next week, like raising teacher ...

Full Story
What To Buy In November

10/28/2014 3:59 PM

A new month is right around the corner, and that means DealNews has released its list of the best things to buy in November. 

Full Story


Events