Merle Haggard on Biodiesel

Chuck Zimmerman

One of the newest stars to advocate biodiesel is Merle Haggard. The legendary country star performed for attendees at this year’s Conference after meeting with the press and the board of the National Biodiesel Board. Before coming to the auditorium where he performed though his bus got a fill up with biodiesel. During the press conference Merle said that he …

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Darryl Brinkmann Interview

Chuck Zimmerman

I think that I’ve mentioned that many of my interviews and some other audio files like general session presentations are available as a podcast. It’s the National Biodiesel Conference Podcast in fact. You can find the link and instructions on how to subscribe here. One of the interviews in the podcast series is one I did today with the chairman …

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Segments of the Opening Session

Chuck Zimmerman

At this morning’s general session a panel discussion was held that featured U. S. Representatives, Collin Peterson (D-MN), Kenny Hulshof (R-MO), Thaddeus McCotter (R-MI) and Dave Wheldon (R-FL). These are also the members of The Second Amendments, the band that played at half time during the Super Bowl party yesterday here at the National Biodiesel Conference. They talked about their …

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Daryl Hannah Promotes Biodiesel

Chuck Zimmerman

I started out wandering around and getting my bearings here at the Biodiesel Conference and just like last year, one of the first persons I ran into was Daryl Hannah. Daryl has been to every National Biodiesel Conference and can’t believe how much it has grown. She’s pictured here with Jenna Higgins, Communications Director for the National Biodiesel Board during …

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NBB Conference to Feature One Bad Motor Scooter

John Davis

Think biodiesel is just for slow-moving tractors? Check out this picture of a motorcycle Greenline Industries will be showcasing at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in San Antonio, TX later this week. Built by Oakland, California-based The Crucible, a non-profit educational collaboration of arts, industry and community, this thing will attempt to break the land-speed record for a diesel-powered …

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