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Biodiesel production workshop held June 22-23

BOONE—The Western North Carolina Renewable Energy Initiative at Appalachian State University will present a workshop on Sustainable Community-Scale Biodiesel Production June 22 and 23 in Katherine Harper Hall located on Rivers Street on campus.

The workshop will include field work at Appalachian’s Biodiesel and Education Research Lab.

State and national experts in the field of biodiesel production will lead the workshop focusing on sustainable community-scale biodiesel production with classroom and hands-on components.

Cost is $100. Space is limited to 15 participants. There will be no student discount because of the limited workshop size.

For more information about the workshop or to register, visit Additional information also is available by calling the Office of Conferences and Institutes at Appalachian at (828) 262-2933 or Brent Summerville at (828) 262-7333.

For information about Appalachian’s biodiesel research facility, visit