Major Chemical Company Going for BioDiesel

gaspump.jpeEastman Chemical Company will convert over 200 of their vehicles from diesel to bio-diesel at a facility in Tennessee. The company expects to reduce fleet emissions and enjoy the perks that come from being a leader in innovation. Says Fleet Administrator Darren Curtis:

This is an easy, inexpensive way to help improve air quality and we’re hopeful that others in the region will take up the challenge and switch their vehicles to biodiesel as well

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  1. Good catch Sam! I’ll still say it’s progress, but it’s also one of those “fine print” details we need to watch out for – all too often in glowing reports like this, when you look beyond the headline you’ll see things a little less rosy than you initially thought.

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