“Clayton McNeff, a chemist and veteran industrialist, said his family-owned SarTec Corp. has perfected a three-year-old ‘continuous flow’ process and produces about 1,000 gallons of diesel weekly…from a variety of feedstocks that ranges from restaurant and ethanol-plant waste oils to non-edible crops and plain old pond scum” – Boston Herald
Apparently, the technology for treating algae oil traditionally produces soap. McNeff proposes to use the free-fatty acids for fuel instead.
So make the most of it while you can, brownliners. Soon, that fetching discoloured foam will be but a distant memory, locked away in heavily-guarded silos. What a shame ‘Klondike Scum Rush’ doesn’t have quite the same ring to it.