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Jatropha plant's oil studied as jet fuel

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posted on Jun, 5 2008 @ 12:51 PM
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Jatropha plant's oil studied as jet fuel


www.latimes.com

KUNIA, HAWAII -- If all goes well this summer, an Air New Zealand 747 jumbo jet will take off from Auckland this fall powered by fuel refined from the seed of a fast-growing weed.

The three-hour test flight could mark one of the more promising -- and more unusual -- steps by the financially strapped airline industry to find cheaper and more environmentally friendly alternatives to fossil fuel.
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[edit on 5/6/2008 by Mirthful Me]




posted on Jun, 5 2008 @ 12:51 PM
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here's one for the oil lovers who think that we cant live without it . makes you think what else is out there that we can convert into a useable fuel now doesn't it .

www.latimes.com
(visit the link for the full news article)

[edit on 5/6/2008 by Mirthful Me]



 
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