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Diamond Green Reaches Capacity
Thu Aug 29, 2013 12:48 PM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- Diamond Green Biodiesel, a joint venture between Valero Energy and Darling International, has reached capacity during its startup phase.

The plant, based next to Valero's St Charles refinery in Louisiana, began operations in June.

The facility uses animal fat, used cooking oil and other waste grease to produce just over 9,000 bpd of biodiesel, the company said in a news release Tuesday (8/27).

The two-year project was backed by the Department of Energy with a $241 million loan guarantee to build the biodiesel plant.

Diamond Green said production would now slow down to between 5,000 and ...

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