DELAWARE SEASHORE STATE PARK'S INDIAN RIVER MARINA
INTRODUCES SOY BIODIESEL FUEL/A First in Mid-Atlantic
May 5, 2005
WHO: Ruth Ann Minner, Governor, State of Delaware John Hughes,
Secretary, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental
Control Michael Scuse, Secretary, Delaware Department of Agriculture
Charles A. Salkin, Director, Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation
Jeffrey Allen, President, Delaware Soybean Board
WHEN: May 9, 2005 1 p.m.
WHERE: The Indian River Marina Route 1, Indian River Inlet
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
WHAT: Governor Ruth Ann Minner will announce the introduction
of soy biodiesel fuel and soy-based products at the Indian River Marina/Delaware
Seashore State Park.
WHY: Soy biodiesel fuel can provide significant environmental
benefits to Delawares marine ecosystems. The fuel is non-toxic
and biodegradable and can replace or blend with petroleum diesel with
little or no engine modifications. Made from soybeans, Delawares
number one crop, soy biodiesel was developed as an environmentally-sound
fossil fuel alternative, reducing our dependence on foreign oil.
Interview and photo opportunities.
Phone interviews will be accepted on May 9 from 2
Call Anne Fitzgerald, Department of Agriculture, at 302-242-4092,
King, Indian River Marina manager, at 302-227-3071.
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