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Colorado Crop Provides Environmentally-Friendly Alternative To Motor Oil

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January 29, 1998
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Imagine a motor oil that cuts automobile pollution by 40 percent. Duane Johnson doesn't have to imagine such a product anymore--he's made it a reality. Johnson, a Colorado State University Cooperative Extension new and alternative crops specialist, developed a lubricant made from canola oil, a seed crop grown in Colorado. The canola-based lubricant drastically reduces automobile engine emissions compared to emissions from traditional motor oils.

FORT COLLINS--Imagine a motor oil that cuts automobile pollution by 40 percent. Duane Johnson doesn't have to imagine such a product anymore--he's made it a reality. Johnson, a Colorado State University Cooperative Extension new and alternative crops specialist, developed a lubricant made from canola oil, a seed crop grown in Colorado. The canola-based lubricant drastically reduces automobile engine emissions compared to emissions from traditional motor oils.


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