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Cook County Jail Inmates Turn Vegetable Oil into Diesel Fuel

Clip: 12/18/2019 | 4m 54s | Video has closed captioning.

A small group of detainees are learning how to make biodiesel fuel from reclaimed cooking oil. Hundreds of gallons have so far been produced – and thousands of dollars saved – but officials also touts the program’s rehabilitative value. Evan Garcia has this look.

Aired: 12/18/19

Rating: NR

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