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  • Plastic shopping bags make a fine diesel fuel, researchers report

    Brajendra Kumar Sharma, Dheeptha Murali, and Jennifer Deluher

    Brajendra Kumar Sharma, center, a senior research scientist at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, with research chemist Dheeptha Murali, left, and process chemist Jennifer Deluhery, converted plastic shopping bags into diesel fuel. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer