The Akron Beacon Journal reports that students at the Dublin Jerome High School in suburban Columbus, Ohio have a novel plan to save their district money: by converting their French fry oil into biodiesel. During the past year, the students have been working on a project that would make biodiesel fuel for school buses from the cafeteria's used frying oil. The students got the idea after examining the process in class, and used $8,000 in grant money to buy a necessary machine for the conversion. If the project works, the district will be the first in the nation to...

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