Nation loses one of its 11 biodiesel refineries


The challenges of biodiesel refining claimed one of the nation’s eleven biodiesel refineries.

W2Fuel in Crawford, Iowa shut down operations this week with a company official explaining the firm needed more certainty for the need of its product. The plant produced nearly 10 million gallons of fuel a year.

But there was doubt about how long a $1 a gallon federal tax credit might exist and if federal mandates for the use of biofuels will be expanded reported the Iowa Capital Dispatch.

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