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New Legislation to Renew, Expand Texas Emissions Reduction Plan

Texas Sen. Craig Estes, R-District 30, recently filed legislation that would renew and expand the Texas Emission Reduction Plan (TERP), continuing the plan’s natural gas vehicle and station funding. As reported, TERP is the state’s flagship program for lowering ozone emissions to bring Texas into compliance with the national ambient air quality standards issued by

Drayage Loan Program for Harris and Surrounding Counties

Drayage Grant Call for Projects Now Open Grants are now available to be combined with Drayage Loans. According to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), the more than 3,000 diesel-powered port (drayage) trucks that move shipping containers at the Port of Houston account for 35% of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions at the Port. NOx is a primary

How is the propane industry improving the customer fueling experience through new technology?

As propane vehicle technology becomes more advanced, propane dispensing infrastructure has evolved along with it. In particular, the propane industry is focusing much of its attention on enhancing the customer fueling experience by installing propane dispensers that are dedicated for vehicle fueling, and by upgrading the propane nozzle technology. The increasingly popular European-style, quick-connect nozzle

LSCFA Helps Hold NFPA First Responder Alt Fuel Class

Feb. 1, 2017 LSCFA  recently partnered with West Virginia Clean Cities to hold one of numerous National Fire Preparedness Association (NFPA) taught First Responder alt fuel classes across the United States, 55 persons from as far away as Abilene registered for the Train the Trainer class on alt fuel vehicles held in Temple, Tx.   Taught

Blue Bird Awarded $4.4 Million to Develop Electric School Bus

Find original article here. WASHINGTON, DC (Jan 27, 2017) — In December of 2016, the Department of Energy announced that they would be awarding $15M to organizations in an effort to accelerate the adoption of advanced and alternative fuel vehicles. Blue Bird Corporation, a bus manufacturer located in Fort Valley, GA, was presented the largest

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