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Ben Franklin Transit Fuel

KENNEWICK, Wash. - Ben Franklin Transit said they are the first company in the country to use a new fuel combination.

Ben Franklin Transit Officials said for the past six weeks they have been testing 20 transit vehicles with a blend of bio-diesel and ethanol fuel which is clean and renewable.

Workers said there is a slight loss of horsepower when the fuel combination is used.  They said it is safer for the environment and there have been no reported problems.

Ben Franklin Transit will announce their official findings next week.

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