Whale carcass on Devon beach to be used for biofuel

Whale carcass on Devon beach to be used for biofuel
 

The carcass of a dead whale which washed up on the Devon coastline is to be used for biofuel.
Teignbridge District Council said the 30ft (9.1m) fin whale on Red Rock Beach near Dawlish is being taken apart in small pieces by dumper trucks.
A local rendering plant will remove the oil from the carcass and cook the remaining body.
This will then be shipped to various sites around the country to be used for biofuel.
Councillor Humphrey Clemens said: "It will be taken to a rendering plant where the oil will be squeezed out of it and the carcass cooked down.
"The whole carcass will be... read more

 
1 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 46
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