An Inside Look at the Hero BX Biodiesel Plant

Published 03/30 2011 11:38AM

Updated 03/30 2011 06:35PM

As gas prices continue to rise, the development of biofuels seems to be a hot topic.

Today Hero BX, along with the USDA, hosted a tour at its biofuel plant on East Lake Road.

The tour is intended inform and educate the public about the production of advanced biofuels in rural areas, reducing the nation?s dependence on foreign oil by creating alternative energy sources.

The USDA granted Hero BX with over $270,000 to expand their biofuel process.

Hero BX is Pennsylvania?s first large scale biodiesal production facility and one of the 5 largest in the nation.

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