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Fri Nov 15, 2013 09:43 AM CST

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The Renewable Energy Group's Seneca, Ill., biodiesel plant began barge operations on Friday along the Illinois River, with 2.5 million gallons of added biodiesel storage capacity.

REG, the largest U.S. biodiesel producer with an annual capacity of 257 million gallons, said it put the barge terminal at its largest production facility in Seneca, a 60 MMGY plant, to take advantage of waterways and expand its distribution geography.

"It's a great point for production and feedstock usage," Brad Albin, vice president, manufacturing, told Schneider Electric this morning. "The new barge facility will serve our customers and reach ...

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