Altoona Metro Transit to seek funds for more CNG buses
Altoona Metro Transit (Amtran) plans to apply for about $3.1 million in federal and state grants for six new compressed natural gas (CNG) buses — in addition to three it has ordered for delivery next year.
EPA, DOT open comment period on GHG standards for cars and light trucks
In a joint Federal Register notice, the U.S. EPA and the DOT opened a public comment period on the reconsideration of the January 2017 Final Determination for GHG emissions standards for cars and light trucks for model years 2022-2025.
Senate Committee funds Clean Cities
The Senate Appropriations Committee included $28 million for the Department of Energy (DOE) Clean Cities program for FY 2018.
Carnival Sustainability Report outlines LNG marine fuel efforts
Carnival Corp., a leisure travel company, has released its 2016 sustainability report as part of the launch of its new dedicated sustainability website.
  The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) introduces and announces Mr. Sanjay Srikantiah to the RNG industry as the RNG Coalition's new Federal Affairs Manager in Washington, DC.     Water Pollution Control Director Jon Koch said Muscatine (Iowa) could be the first city in the Midwest to convert food waste into vehicle fuel.     A proposed future transportation model comprised of LNG powered autonomous vehicles by students at Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business, has been chosen as the winner of the Fuels Institute’s 2017 University Case Competition.  
  With all the uncertainty about energy in today's world, we're glad to hear another compressed natural gas fueling station is opening in Greeley, Colorado.
  Chart and Ground Force Worldwide (GFW) are delighted to announce the launch of the first dual LNG/diesel fueling truck, which was designed and built for a large rock quarry customer in Florida.
  "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 two-day course (August 30 - 31, 2017 McKay Automotive Training Center - Baton Rouge Community College) helps students learn to safely install CNG component to NFPA 52 code and provides information to help pass the CSA Fuel System Inspector exam.