“it’s definitely illegal in California to use human medical waste to power vehicles.”
see full story here.
It’s probably just generic improper disposal, not a specific law against using it to power vehicles. Honestly, turning it into biodiesel probably sterilizes it pretty well.
This whole brouhaha is a fucking joke; it only has because of the “eww, gross” factor. In the grand scheme of things, the amount of human fat available from medical procedures to fuel vehicles is nil.
Tyler Durden Biofuels Incorporated ?
The fear and ignorance in the Forbes article is downright laughable.
This is interesting – I’ve always thought America had a duel fuel crisis: too much in our bodies and not enough for transportation, electricity, etc. A better solution than what this doctor pulled might be this fantastic initial tri-brid model: http://gas2.org/2008/12/13/flintstones-car-first-to-combine-pedals-solar-battery/
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