Biodiesel: A Great Fuel for a Great Lakes Region

By: South Shore Clean Cities Last Updated: August 31, 2011

Save Money! Keep Your Engine and Fuel Tank Clean! Lower Greenhouse Gas Emisscc-issions! Use Natural Products!

During a continental breakfast you will hear from two panels on their firsthand experience of the aspects of producing, using, and selling soy biodiesel and other soy biobased products from top Indiana companies. Jim Evanoff, a Wisconsin native and Environmental Specialist from Yellowstone National Park, will be speaking about the many ways Yellowstone uses soy biobased products, including biodiesel.

Biodiesel: A Great Fuel for a Great Lakes Region Agenda

9:00-9:45 Soy Products Panel
9:45-10:30 Biodiesel Panel
10:30:10:40 Break
10:40-11:30 Keynote Speaker Jim Evanoff

Purdue Technology Center
(9800 Connecticut Dr.,
Crown Point, IN 46307)
September 08, 2011
9:00am - 11:30am

This event is free to attend but registration is required. To register please contact Debbie Zorich at 219-644-3690 or

Biodiesel Facts
Fact: Biodiesel is cheaper than diesel.
Fact: Many fueling stations already mix biodiesel with diesel without the consumer's knowledge.
Fact: US Steel and Yellowstone National Park have been using biodiesel for years without any major complications.
Fact: All major U.S. automakers accept the use of B5 and many major engine makers advocate for the use of B20.
Fact: Since 95% of biodiesel is made in the U.S., using biodiesel supports the economy.

Source: National Biodiesel Board