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.


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
 

View business

You may also like

Wells Fargo Lays Off Handful Of Workers In Sioux Falls

2/3/2016 2:27 PM

Spokesperson Staci Schiller said nine employees were given a 60-day notice in its home lending department.

Full Story
IRS Phone Scam Costing KELOLAND Thousands

2/4/2016 3:05 PM

Those aggressive IRS scam calls plaguing KELOLAND have cost South Dakotans tens of thousands of dollars so far.

Full Story
Bridgestone-Firestone Recalls Over 36,000 Truck Tires

2/6/2016 1:20 PM

Bridgestone-Firestone North America is recalling more than 36,000 heavy truck tires in the U.S. and Canada because the tread can separate from the bod...

Full Story
South Dakotans: Fast Talking And Patient On The Phone

2/4/2016 7:51 AM

South Dakotans are ranked as the eighth fastest talkers in the U.S., behind Iowa at number 5 and Minnesota at number 2.

Full Story
Legislature Delays Action On Amending Health Insurance Law

2/3/2016 10:40 AM

In 2014, Initiated Measure 17, coined "patient choice" by its supporters, got 62 percent of the vote.  

Full Story


Events