Nevada Researchers Trying To Turn Roadside Weed Into BiofuelScientists who've been cultivating gumweed on the University of Nevada campus think they are on the verge of producing diesel fuel, and perhaps someday jet fuel, from a sticky cousin of the sunflower that grows across much of Nevada's high desert.
Bay Area Drivers 1st To Fill Up Tanks With Algae-Based FuelDrivers in the San Francisco Bay Area were the first in the nation to fill up their gas tanks with an algae-based biofuel.
Grease From Bay Area Restaurants A Target For ThievesForget copper wire. Some opportunistic thieves have resorted to stealing restaurant grease to make a quick buck.
Bay Area Marks Earth Day With Conservation EffortsIn Oakland, Sirona Fuels began selling biodiesel Friday morning out of its Blue Sky Bio-Fuels production facility at 851 49th Ave.