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1 Hoovers Biodiesel Programs September, 2009

2 Our Mayor and City Council

3 We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children. Native American Proverb



6 Quick Facts About Our Alternative Fuel Program 196 vehicles use E-85 Fuel (over 12 million miles on E-85) We have used over 900,000 Gallons of E-85 161 vehicles use B-20 Bio-Diesel Fuel We have used over 131,000 Gallons of B-20 40 vehicles use B-100 Bio-Diesel Fuel We have used over 25,000 gallons of B-100 85% of the fuel used by the City of Hoover is a qualified alternative fuel. We have used over 1,065,000 gallons of alternative fuel This is fuel made in the United States. Our Ethanol is made in Georgia. Our B-20 Bio-Diesel is made in Georgia. Our B-100 Bio-Diesel is made in Hoover by our City Employees!

7 Hoover Fueling Facility

8 Hoover Fuel Storage Tanks

9 Examples of B-20 Use

10 Examples of B-100 Use

11 We are not to throw away those things which can benefit our neighbor. Goods are called good because they can be used for good: they are instruments for good, in the hands of those who use them properly. Clement of Alexandria

12 We take used cooking oil from local restaurants and your home, then we process this used oil into fuel that we use in our fleet of diesel vehicles and equipment!!!

13 Used Cooking Oil From Our Home Recycling Program

14 Old storage tanks

15 New Storage Rack Increased Waste Vegetable Oil Storage Capacity From 500 to 1500 Gallons

16 Old 55 gallon processing unit

17 Increased Production From 55 Gallons to 110 Gallons a Day By Adding A Second Processor

18 Now we have fuel ready for use

19 Hoover uses B100 in our Trolleys

20 President Bush knows Alternative Fuel


22 Alabama A&M University Mobile Biodiesel Classroom

23 City of Gadsden Waste to Fuel Program Distribution of one gallon jugs to area residents Placement of 55gal.containers at local restaurants

24 Whether you think you can, or you think you can't; either way you are right." Henry Ford

25 Leading the way in alternative fuel usage

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