Poarch Band of Creek Indians Biodiesel Operation

Efforts of the Poarch Band to convert cooking oil to biodiesel for use in tribal government vehicles.Laura Cook, Environmental Director for the Poarch Creek Band of Creek Indians describes the process involved with getting a biodiesel operation up and running on the reservation. Cooking oil from the 3 restaurants at their casino generates adequate oil for conversion to biodiesel to be used in the tribe’s vehicle fleet. After its initial success, the environmental program intends to expand their production to incorporate larger construction vehicles.

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