Thursday, January 21, 2010

Free Webinar: DIY Biodiesel: Keeping It Safe, Keeping It Legal

You're invited to a free webinar on

DIY Biodiesel: Keeping It Safe, Keeping It Legal!

This FREE webinar is the second in a series on farm-scale biodiesel production.

DIY Biodiesel: Keeping It Safe, Keeping It Legal will help the novice biodiesel producer on the right track to establishing safe and legal production practices. It will cover safety practices including:

  • personal safety
  •  workspace safety
  •  materials handling and regulations
  •  waste stream handling
  •  methanol; and
  • compatibility with equipment and environmental safety and regulations

There will also be time to ask and get answers to your questions.

The webinar will feature a presentation by NCAT energy specialist and biodiesel homebrewer Rich Dana, along with special guest expert Steve Fugate. Dana is an energy specialist in NCAT's Midwest office. He is an avid biodiesel home brewer, producing more than 400 gallons a year for use as a farm and heating fuel. In the past he has operated a community biodiesel pilot project in Grinnell, Iowa, and served as president of the Iowa Renewable Energy Association and legislative liaison for the Iowa Farmers Union. Fugate is the founder of the Yoderville Biodiesel Collective in Kalona, Iowa, and the biodiesel project leader for the Iowa DNR's Trails Crew.

This free webinar will be held Thursday, January 28th at 11 a.m. MST. Please register in advance at

On the day of the presentation, please log on to the webinar Web site 10 minutes early to allow the required software to download. You can then listen to the webinar through your computer's speakers and see the presentation slides on your computer screen. You may also listen to the webinar by calling a phone number provided after you register online.

TITLE: DIY Biodiesel: Keeping It Safe, Keeping It Legal

WHEN: Thursday, January 28th, 11 a.m. MST


Please join us on January 28th for this informative webinar.

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