Biodiesel: don't try this at home

Do-it-yourself biodiesel cookers are causing house fires. Maybe some enterprising enterprise could come up with a safe, legal cook-it-yourself biodiesel bioreactor for the home hobbyist.

Do-it-yourself biodiesel cookers are causing house fires. Maybe some enterprising enterprise could come up with a safe, legal cook-it-yourself biodiesel bioreactor for the home hobbyist. Cooking oil into truck fuel. Here's your kit.

COMMERCIAL BIODIESEL Commercial-scale biodiesel has problems of a different sort. In the U.S. a tax credit is going away. And Europe is hitting U.S. made biodiesel with an import tariff. In Montana, Sustainable Systems is over $1-million in arrears to biodiesel foodstock suppliers. That's despite even larger subsidies from the state.