By ABC-7 Reporter Celina Avila and posted on

"We often hear how Americans need to reduce our dependence on foreign oil, so a local businessman is doing his part.

Meet Royal Jones, who is converting waste and blending it with diesel fuel at a new biofuel plant in El Paso's Upper Valley.

Jones took over the old Cotton SWIG plant and turned it into Global Alternative Fuels.

"This place was built in the 40s, but a lot of the things that we have here lend themselves to run a bio fuel plant," Jones said.

Jones, the owner of Mesilla Valley Transportation and its 1,000-truck fleet, said starting a biofuel plant made sense.

"We're always trying to do what we can trying not to burn so much fuel with our trucks," Jones said…."

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