Turkish officials seize more than $11 million of illegal UCO biodiesel destined for Spain

October 31, 2019 |

In Turkey, local press reports that police seized 1.53 million liters of illegal biodiesel valued at more than $11 million in the country’s largest-ever illegal fuel bust. The fuel was destined to be smuggled to Spain as biodiesel, even though it was just used cooking oil collected, boiled and with chemicals added to it without the appropriate licensing rather than actual biodiesel. Fuel was confiscated both at various locations in Istanbul as well as at the production facility in Tekirdağ province.

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