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  • salt + petroleum = toilet bowl

    It’s 1980, the Diamond Crystal Salt Company operates a salt mine underneath Lake Peigneur in Louisiana, Texaco drills for oil downward from the surface of the lake, the two mines meet and flush the entire lake…

  • Turning Turds into Oil

    from AP: The thermochemical conversion process uses intense heat and pressure to break down the molecular structure of manure into oil. Itís much like the natural process that turns organic matter into oil over centuries, but in the laboratory the process can take as little as a half-hour. The technology is a few years away […]



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