BC Ferries converts Spirit of British Columbia to LNG
One of Canadian BC Ferries’ two largest vessels returns to service on the Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay route, following a conversion to make the ship run on liquefied natural gas (LNG).
EPA offering $40 million to fleets to cut diesel emissions
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making approximately $40 million available as grant funding to commercial- and service-vehicle fleet operators, to be used to help update their assets in line with current and pending diesel emissions standards.
 
 
CMD CNG equipment remains operational during severe storm in Arkansas
A severe storm passed through Eastern Arkansas on June 2 and 3. The storm contained straight line winds of 100 mph, the equivalent of an EF-1 tornado, and caused numerous power outages and property damages across Arkansas.
US Food expands its compressed natural gas fueled fleet
US Foods has expanded its fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks, adding 50 to its Houston warehouse and fueling them at Freedom CNG’s North Houston station.
 
           
  Under Grant Funding Opportunity GFO-17-607 (School Bus Replacement for California School Districts and County Offices of Education), California school districts can apply for a share of $94.1 million in funding to purchase new electric or CNG school buses     Coalition board members met with 16 key California legislators and their staff members as well as honored NGV industry advocates and companies during the Coalition’s second annual Legislative Lobby Day and awards reception, held May 15­–16 in Sacramento.     The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas has been selected to write the lead statement on the role of policy in promoting sustainable energy practices for this year’s G7 Summit in Canada.  
   
       
   
       
 
     
 
 
 
  Last week the city of Fort Collins' Fleet Services division was named a Top 10 Leading Fleet by Government Fleet and the American Public Works Association, which recognizes public-sector fleets for their leadership, efficiency and vision.
 
 
  Oasis Engineering, a specialist CNG and product development company situated in the City of Tauranga, New Zealand, is proud to provide the latest technology in Trailer Breakaway’s for the NGV industry.
   
 
 
  "One story you will be hearing more about is the combination of the new 'Near-Zero' low-NOx (nitrogen oxides) natural gas engines and renewable natural gas (RNG)," Matthew Godlewski, president of the Washington, D.C.-based NGVAmerica, told Rigzone.
 
 
  This event will provide safety training and guidance related to maintenance and garage facility upgrades and building modifications to support the use of EPACT defined natural gas and hydrogen alternative fuel vehicles.