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Biodiesel in North Carolina

6 local governments in North Carolina are using biodiesel for their fleets, according to the Raleigh News & Observer:
  • Raleigh for using biodiesel in 300 to 400 trucks.
  • Wake County for switching to biodiesel last year for its fleet of diesel vehicles. Wake also fuels its emergency vehicles with B20.
  • Garner for using B20 for the past 3 years to power its municipal fleet.
  • Carrboro for running all its diesel vehicles and equipment with B20.
  • Cary for running its city fleet and transit buses on B20.
  • Chapel Hill for fueling 165 of its own vehicles with B20, and providing biodiesel to the UNC Hospital Bus Service, the Orange Water and Sewer Authority, Carolina Air Care Ambulance Fleet and others.