Guitar Powered By Biodiesel

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This guiter is powered by biodiesel. Well, actually it’s powered by guitarist Jason Brock who is also covering the conference as a reporter. You can find out more about what he’s up to on Song Server, his website. Share this:ShareEmailPrint

Emily Richards Concert Pictures

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We had a great time last night at the Emily Richards Concert. I’m going to post several pictures from it before moving on to Willie Nelson who is currently on the XM Satellite Radio broadcast in the closing session. Share this:ShareEmailPrint

Emily Richards In Concert

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Emily Richards gave a great performance last night at 4th & B. One of the songs she played was dedicated to the people in the biodiesel business. It’s the same one I provided a link to yesterday (Sacrifice) and it’s included in the section of her concert that I edited out for you here. You can listen to a couple … Read More

Rebecca Opens For Emily

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Before the Emily Richards concert last night we heard Rebecca Fitzsimmons sing. You can listen to her set here: Rebecca Fitzsimmons Set (9:38) min. MP3 File) Share this:ShareEmailPrint

The Ride & Drive

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I mentioned the Ride & Drive before and never actually got a chance to do it myself. During the first two days of the conference you could take a spin around San Diego in the latest diesel vehicles like this Dodge Ram 2500. Other vehicles that were available included a Jeep Liberty CRD, Volkswagon Jetta TDI and Chevy Express 2500. … Read More

The Emily Richards Session

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Tonight we get to see Emily Richards perform. Emily is a singer/songwriter that vocally supports biodiesel. She really looks good on a bike too! I interviewed Emily earlier in the day to learn about why and how she supports renewable fuels. Emily says biodiesel is bada*s! You can learn more about her on her website. You can listen to my … Read More

EPA Administrator Inspects Vehicles

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After his speech this morning EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson visited the Ride & Drive area outside the convention center. One of the things he said was, “Renewable fuels like biodiesel are the next step in our steady march toward cleaner, healthier air.” He also said that, “President Bush and the EPA are encouraging investments in the technology that are powering … Read More

The Word From Daimler Chrysler

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Daimler Chrysler, VP of Regulatory Affairs and Product Development, Deborah Morrissett made remarks at the general session today.. Podcast File to use with your subscription software: How To Subscribe Share this:ShareEmailPrint

Speech By EPA Administrator

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At today’s general session we got to hear from EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson. He talked about the Bush Administation’s support for renewable fuels and referred back to the state of the union speech last week. Podcast File to use with your subscription software: How To Subscribe Share this:ShareEmailPrint

Book Sales Were Brisk

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At first glance you may think he’s running for office and getting ready to kiss the baby. Actually it’s Josh Tickell getting ready to sign a book for this lady. If you haven’t purchased your book yet I’m sure you can still find one at the NBB booth in the trade show. Share this:ShareEmailPrint

The Band Played On

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The “Biodiesel America” Book party took place in a beautiful setting at the Omni hotel. There was plenty of good food and friendly faces. These guys played some very good light jazz. Share this:ShareEmailPrint

Getting Ready For The Book Party

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After the trade show on Monday it was time for the “Biodiesel America” book signing party at the Omni. These folks were there early getting set up for a brisk business. Share this:ShareEmailPrint

BASF Booth Draws The Thirsty

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There is no better way to generate traffic to a trade show booth than to have a live tap and free beer. That’s what the folks at BASF did yesterday afternoon. It was Yellowtail Pale Ale, from a local microbrewery. I don’t think it lasted too long! Share this:ShareEmailPrint

NBB Booth

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It looks like a book store but it is the National Biodiesel Board booth. They’re selling Josh Tickell’s book here but there’s a lot more information available. Stop by and meet the staff and learn more about what NBB is doing besides this conference. Share this:ShareEmailPrint

Mean Green Biking Machine

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Earth Biofuels has several vehicles on display as previously mentioned. Here’s another one that has a pretty unique look and is getting a lot of attention. Share this:ShareEmailPrint

NBB CEO Updates Us

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The National Biodiesel Board CEO, Joe Jobe, got things started this morning. He visited the media room this afternoon and we talked about how the conference is going so far here in San Diego. You can listen to my interview with Joe here: Joe Jobe Interview (6:18) min. MP3 File) Podcast File to use with your subscription software: How To … Read More

BQ-9000 Interview With Leland Tong

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Yesterday one of the pre-conference sessions was on BQ-9000 and I promised you an interview. So here you go. I spent a few minutes with Mark IV Consulting’s Leland Tong. Leland explains the BQ-9000 quality assurance program and points to a website where you can get more information. You can listen to my interview with Leland here: Leland Tong Interview … Read More

AgriTalk Live From San Diego

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The AgriTalk show is here in San Diego. Here’s host Mike Adams live this morning from the media room. If you want to listen to the show you can visit their archives page where you’ll find it by date. Share this:ShareEmailPrint

Green Machines On Display

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Taking the term, “green machine,” to a whole new level is the shiny Earth Biofuels vehicle that’s on display here in the convention center. There are actually a number of vehicles on display. I’ll try to find out more about them and fill you in when I do. Share this:ShareEmailPrint

Luke Perry Champions Biodiesel

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While we’re on the subject of press conferences how about the one today with Luke Perry and Daryl Hannah. Daryl is sure getting on the blog a lot isn’t she? Luke and Daryl held a press conference this afternoon. Afterward they were headed out to the Ride and Drive (I’ll have more on that later). I’ve got audio from the … Read More