TITLE

Diesel: Food For Thought

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
AAA Carolinas Go Magazine;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's explanation of diesel. It notes that diesels possess oxides of nitrogen and soot traditionally. It states that approximately 17 percent more greenhouse gases than a gallon of gasoline are produced by burning a gallon of diesel fuel. Information on the diesel fuel imports, and price is also offered.
ACCESSION #
48807072

 

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