15 air fleets sign up for alternative fuels

12/15/2009 | Yahoo!

Fifteen passenger airlines and air-cargo companies from the U.S., Canada, Germany and Mexico have signed memorandums of understanding with Seattle-based AltAir Fuels and Los Angeles-based Rentech to purchase jet fuel made from either camelina or coal. Altair plans to make about 75 million gallons of fuel a year from camelina or similar feedstocks, and Rentech intends to make 250 million gallons a year of fuel made mainly from coal or petroleum coke.

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