Your Host: Lyle Estill
Estill is the author of numerous articles, essays, and blog entries, including the book, Biodiesel Power; the Passion, People and Politics of the Next Renewable Fuel. Around town he is less known for his speeches and contributions to energy policy than he is for his full head of hair.
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Everyone in grassroots biodiesel is familiar with the Collective Biodiesel Conference.
I just returned from a session with James Coley on “Free Association Radio” in Carrboro.
Saturday I made a fuel delivery run to Pickards Mountain. They had a bunch of people gathered in their Gazebo, so I popped in.
The weather gods frowned on Shakori Friday night. Cold whipping wind with a deluge sent some festival goers home. Others stayed in their Airstream and couldn’t even make it to opening night.
I just returned from Shakori Hills, where festival goers are staking out camping sites and volunteers are working their magic. Festival starts tomorrow. Jordan put in the order that the Sustainability Pavilion go up a notch—and everyone has put their … Continue reading
Last week another mercury vapor “trouble light” was removed from the neighborhood.
Albert Bates first turned me onto biochar. He came out with the Biochar Solution; Carbon Farming and Climate Change in 2010.
Today Piedmont passed another fire inspection. I’m not really sure of the number. Last night Zafer and I were spit shining the Plant and he wanted to know how many we had done.
I was a little taken aback, pulling into the Plant with groceries to prepare our usual Friday lunch, to see a full blown 18 wheeler pulling fuel from our tank.
Finally. A video on how to change a fuel filter. Katy and Ray put this together and I am in awe.