In Texas, leftover turkey fat fuels biodiesel cars

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By Ed Stoddard PLANO, Texas, Nov 27 (Reuters) - It can't be good for your arteries but it is good for the environment. In the U.S. South, folks like their Thanksgiving Day turkey deep fried -- and the city of Plano north of Dallas collects the bird fat from residents for use in the biofuels industry. "This is our busiest time, the week after Thanksgiving. We collect about 500 gallons of turkey fat during that time," said Lois Woolf, a Plano City worker, as she hoisted a plastic ...

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