Chicago Tonight

Cook County Jail Inmates Turn Vegetable Oil into Diesel Fuel

Clip: 01/22/2020 | 4m 52s | 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.

Aired: 01/22/20

Rating: NR

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