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Bioenergy by Anju Dahiya

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Chapter 35

Biodiesel Emissions And Health Effects Testing

National Biodiesel Board, USA

Abstract

This chapter includes the National Biodiesel Board fact sheets that summarizes the average biodiesel emissions (B100 & B20) compared to conventional diesel according to the US Environmental Protection Agency, and presents ozone (smog)-forming potential; sulfur emissions; criteria pollutants; carbon monoxide; particulate matter; hydrocarbons; nitrogen oxides; and the health risks associated with petroleum diesel. As part of another NBB's factsheet this chapter also presents the results from the first and second tiers of health effects testing of biodiesel and related significant benefits.

Keywords

B100; B20; Emissions; EPA; Pollutants; Biodiesel; Carbon ...

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