Teacher to Launch Biodiesel Fuel Plant
by Lisa Perkins (Traverse City Record-Eagle) Bill Koucky will soon produce biodiesel fuel, after years of planning, experimenting and jumping through regulatory hoops.
…Traverse City will be home to a biodiesel fuel plant when Koucky’s Northwest Michigan Biodiesel LLC swings into full production within weeks.
…Koucky’s three-part plan begins with the Cass Road production facility, which will process locally grown canola. Koucky then plans to sell the resulting oil to local restaurants and buy back the used product. The recovered product will be processed, resulting in biodiesel fuel Koucky hopes to sell to local consumers.
He anticipates an annual yield of about 100,000 gallons. READ MORE