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UA earns grant to study biodiesel effects


Researchers at the University of Arizona have won a $1.4 million grant to study the occupational and environmental health effects of underground mining equipment that runs on biodiesel-blend fuels. The university says mining operators are shifting from diesel to biodiesel-blend fuels in a bid to lower exposure to pollutants. Biodiesel is made from vegetable oil… Read More →

Fueling Change: Higher Energy Costs Are Forcing Valley Companies To Look For Alternatives

by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy

Fueling Change Higher energy costs are forcing Valley companies to look for alternatives By Don Harris From the neighborhood car wash to a corporate behemoth such as US Airways, rising energy costs are forcing Valley businesses to search for alternatives to relieve the pressure on their bottom lines. On a warm weekend morning in the… Read More →