California: Veggie Oil-Powered “Grease Car” Owners Are Scofflaws

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Going Green Gets More Complicated

Californians who converted their cars to run on vegetable oil pride themselves for saving gas money, as well as promoting alternative or “greener” fuels. Unfortunately, they are also learning that no good deeds go unpunished, especially by the gub’ment:

Dave Eck, a Half Moon Bay mechanic, had attracted a media spotlight with his fleet of vehicles fueled by used fryer grease from a local chowder house. So when Sacramento called, he figured officials wanted advice on promoting alternative fuels.

Not at all. The government rang to notify Eck that he was a tax cheat. Continue reading… “California: Veggie Oil-Powered “Grease Car” Owners Are Scofflaws”

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