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Dutch Airline Fuels Its Flights With Used Cooking Oil

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KLM initiated the project recently as an experiment to see if it could reduce its carbon footprint with a more eco-friendly fuel. For the next six months, its new jet fuel mixture—which is made of 25 percent of Louisiana’s used cooking oil and 75 percent traditional jet fuel—will be tested on 25 of the airline’s roundtrip transatlantic flights between Amsterdam and New York City. (www.takepart.com) More...

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fxdillon
Looks like a classic case of Choose your Poison. If they used Louisiana used cooking oil, all the spices and peppers would cause engine overheating. If they used Dutch used cooking oil, then several bitterballen fragments would get stuck in the fuel lines. And RR engines are already finicky as hothouse orchids!

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