June 9, 2010

Do you run your vehicle on soybeans? You could if it has a diesel engine. Doing so would help make us more energy-independent and would be better for our environment.

We’re used to hearing about the “oil crisis” — the limited supply of oil and the billions of dollars sent overseas to buy oil from unstable countries.

Now, the first oil crisis has been overshadowed by what you could call a second oil crisis — the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that is spewing thousands of barrels of oil a day into the Gulf of Mexico. The disaster has taken its place in the record books as the United States’ worst oil spill ever.

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