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Ken Akesson
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Where can I get biodiesel in or near the Okanogan Highlands, or in the Oroville-Omak general area?
 
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I've found very little bio-diesel for sale anywhere. the costs associated with retailing it in a manner the gubmint is comfortable with are substantial, so demand adequate to justify setting up an operation might be hard to come by. gas stations that sell bio-diesel certainly exist in this state, but as far as I can tell, they're only around relatively dense population centers. Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, Bellingham.

on the other end of the spectrum are folks who are home brewing. their cost of production is generally much lower, but they are also unlikely to sell you any because they're justifiably worried about liability. being friendly with somebody who makes their own could get you in, but that's not easy to arrange.

I'm not suggesting you give up or trying to discourage you, just trying to give you a realistic idea of the situation.

setting up a little biodiesel coöp with some friends might be in order. spread out the cost and labor between a few people, and home brewing might be more appealing.
 
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Here you go: It's in Spokane - a couple hours from you.
DIY, a 75 gallon set up $2500.

http://spokane.craigslist.org/grd/4025761971.html
 
Ken Akesson
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Thanks for the info John. I'm probably going to go the pure veg oil route eventually.
 
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