Life cycle analysis and production potential of camelina biodiesel in the Pacific Northwest.

  title={Life cycle analysis and production potential of camelina biodiesel in the Pacific Northwest.},
  author={Namrata Dangol and Deepa Singh Shrestha and James A. Duffield},
  journal={Transactions of the ASABE},
Camelina sativa could be a potential feedstock to help meet the U.S. biodiesel production goal of 36 billion gallons by 2022, as set forth by Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. This research is focused on assessing the energy balance and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of camelina biodiesel production in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) region of the U.S. Field data were collected from a camelina farm in the region, and crushing and transesterification data were measured using facilities… 

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