Biodiesel project is launched
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A good-sized crowd gathered at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway rail yards in Havre at 7:30 a.m. Saturday to celebrate a unique partnership in the region — BNSF's testing of locally made biodiesel to see how well it runs their locomotives.
BNSF is partnering with Montana State University-Northern's biodiesel testing facility, Earl Fisher Biofuels in Chester, Bear Paw Development Corp. and Opportunity Link Inc. to conduct extensive yearlong testing of biodiesel at its Havre facility. The testing began July 1.
"This project, it's a huge thing for us," Kegel said during the Saturda...