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Biofuels plant in Hawaii first to be certified as sustainable

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The plant in Hawaii, owned by industry pioneer Pacific Biodiesel, transforms waste cooking oils, animal fats, fruit and seeds into biodiesel fuel - nearly 13,000 gallons a day.

Keaau, Hawaii

THE trucks roll in and out of the plant at a business park nestled near papaya farms and a forest preserve on the Big Island here. It's an operation that transforms waste cooking oils, animal fats, fruit and seeds into biodiesel fuel - nearly 13,000 gallons a day.