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Biodiesel

A fuel typically made from soybean, canola or other vegetable oils, animal fats and recycled grease. It can serve as a substitute for petroleum-derived diesel or distillate fuel. For environmental impact assessment reporting, it is a fuel composed of mono-alkyl esters of long-chain fatty acids derived from vegetable oils or animal fats, designated B100 and meeting the requirements of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM).
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