Bhubaneswar: Nalco planning to set up bio-diesel plant. Guided by Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB), NALCO is planning to set up a biodiesel project at a cost of Rs 97 lakh. Member Secretary for OSPCB Sidhant Das informed this here today during the celebration of the International Bio-diesel Day-2012.

Algae being a rich source of biodiesel with high oil content, the company will grow it for its wastewater treatment in its 18-acre shallow pond, Das said.

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