John Puig, who heads up the fledgling Naples Biofuel Organization, is a former Coast Guard captain who also previously worked on oil rigs in Alaska. He and a devoted group of area residents interested in alternative fuels for cars have converted older Mercedes to run on used vegetable oil — for three cents a mile.

Photo by TRISTAN SPINSKI, Daily News

John Puig, who heads up the fledgling Naples Biofuel Organization, is a former Coast Guard captain who also previously worked on oil rigs in Alaska. He and a devoted group of area residents interested in alternative fuels for cars have converted older Mercedes to run on used vegetable oil — for three cents a mile.

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