biofuel tanks at Hero BX in PennsylvaniaMixing 70 percent animal fat, and 30 percent used cooking oil, Pennsylvania’s largest biodiesel plant is on track to produce a record 40 million gallons of fuel this year, enough to rank among the nation’s five busiest plants.

Officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture toured the Erie-based Hero BX plant last week, where trucks and trains refuel and 40 employees work round the clock, 365 days a year.

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