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Biodiesel producer offsets emissions of 820 cars

Bently Biofuels in Minden has been recycling used cooking oil into renewable diesel fuel since 2005 and last year offset nearly 10 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions, according to a company press release.

Every gallon of biodiesel that displaces a gallon of petroleum diesel reduces emissions by 85 percent, the company said. In 2012 alone, Bently Biofuels offset 9.6 million pounds of CO2 emissions - the equivalent of taking 820 cars off the road.

"CO2 is a odorless and colorless gas that traps heat in our atmosphere resulting in global climate changes such as melting ice caps, rising sea …

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