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#Aircrafts pollute so much; this is an #alternative fuel made from #renewable materials & it's low-carbon! #SouthWest

By Stephen Edelstein 926 views Sep 26, 2014 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 (Image: Flickr user Aero Icarus, used under CC license) Enlarge Photo In the U.S., there isn't a lot of enthusiasm for automotive biofuels these days. Concerns over the potential impact on food supplies, the growing sales of practical electric cars, and other factors seem to be keeping most biofuels out of the mainstream. Yet the use of biofuel in aircraft may be really starting to take off (pardon the pun). MORE: Jet Fuel From Tobacco Plants To Be Tested By Boeing, South African Airlines Southwest Airlines is the latest carrier to experiment with renewable jet fuel. It recently signed an agreement with Red Rock Biofuels to purchase low-carbon fuel made from forest residue , according to Green Car Congress . Southwest will buy approximately 3 million ga...

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