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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • the government is not amused by cheap alternative fuel.

    I think quotes like that really sum of the problems of government interference in our lives, not to mention the hypocrisy of governments that want to save the environment.

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    J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers
    • by Fletch (75) on 2003.02.12 13:08 (#16951) Homepage Journal

      Well, I seem to recall reading that the reasoning was that there were no road-related taxes being charged (which of course has a lot to do with why the price for the frying oil was much less than the real fuel).

      • The article goes on to mention that even after the proper rates of duty have been paid, the vegetable oil is cheaper. The duty being lower than petrol as it is environmentally friendlier.