Monthly Archives: June 2004

Feedstock Neutrality

This is my second crack at this subject. My first pass found me deep into the Journey To Forever website, drilling through quality sections and details about the ASTM specification for biodeisel. I deleted that entry because it became way … Continue reading

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Economic Development Day

This was a big day. Piedmont Biofuels was invited to participate in an economic development summit at the NC Legislature. I went to the refinery at six a.m. to pick up the tanker, and it would not start. Our goal … Continue reading

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Letter to President Bush

I have a guest author tonight. My daughter Katilin is in town, and she has written a letter to George Bush. I found it powerful, and insightful, and was not sure I could offer anything that could top this.

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Catholic Worker

A couple of nights ago I drove to Silk Hope to participate in a discussion group at the Catholic Worker House. I had heard of these folks for many years, but didn’t know much more than that their hearts were … Continue reading

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Agritourism

The other day I piled into Tami’s Jetta with a bunch of folks from the College and from Chatham Marketplace, and we drove to Lumberton, NC to get acquainted with the Golden Leaf Foundation. They were created from money that … Continue reading

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Legislative Surprise

It appears that this short session of the North Carolina legislature is full of surprises. The legislative sub committee of Triangle Clean Cities was blind-sided by a ridiculous biodiesel bill. And yesterday I was dumbfounded to find a letter in … Continue reading

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