Monthly Archives: May 2007

118 Days

For those of us who worked with Emily, this Intern’s journal is a tear jerker, especially as we head into a summer without a single Emily on project:

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Biodiesel Man

Greg came to us from New York. His internship was for the winter semester of 2007. When he finished in the spring, he gave up his amateur status as fuelmaker, and joined us at Industrial. Here is his journal :

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Eat Local Dinner

The Abundance Foundation is holding a fund raiser at the plant. They intend to serve local food to the first seventy five folks who sign up.

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Kenan-Failure Comes to Town

Tonight I attended a meeting on Chatham County’s economic development. I burned a bunch of expensive fuel getting to the north western side of Siler City.

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Bills Explosion

It looks like 2007 is the year of the biofuels bills for North Carolina. What was formerly easy to keep track of in your head is now almost too numerous to follow.

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Abundance Strikes Again

Once again the Piedmont Biofuels Coop has become the beneficiary of the work of The Abundance Foundation.

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Just in Time

Sunday morning I awoke in Jacksonville, North Carolina, a town that hosted my son’s soccer tournament.

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Call to Action

There is a new bill on the block. And it is finally time for the biodiesel community to get busy with their state representatives.

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Citizen Powered Energy Handbook

I’ve just set down The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook; Community Solutions to a Global Crisis by Greg Pahl.

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Rain Catchers

I hope it rains tonight. We are parched. It seems as if we water all day at Industrial, and come home to water all night.

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