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News Archive - November 2009

Clean Energy Secures Contract from New Jersey’s Atlantic County Utilities Authority to Build and Maintain New Public Access Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fueling Station
November 20th, 2009 - Atlantic County Utilities Authority (ACUA), a southern New Jersey-based services authority providing waste management and recycling services in Atlantic County, has awarded a contract to Clean Energy Fuels Corp. click here  >

Westport and Volvo To Team Up On Natural Gas System
November 20th, 2009 - Westport Innovations and Volvo have entered into an agreement to collaborate on heavy duty natural gas engines and the associated supply chain. click here  >

NAT GAS Act Adds New Cosponsors in Congress
November 18th, 2009 - Congressman Mike Simpson from Idaho is a new cosponsor of H.R. 1835, the New Alterative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions, or NAT GAS, Act of 2009. H.R. 1835 focuses on increasing the availability of natural gas-fueled vehicles in the United States. click here  >

Green School Machines
November 5th, 2009 - The engine on the bus is green, green, green. The Newport-Mesa Unified School District’s new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fueling Station opened this week. The station and 29 new buses that run on CNG were made possible through five grants from organizations like the South Coast Air Quality Management District and the California Air Resources Board, which the district has earned over the past four years. click here  >

City of Palm Springs Adds a New CNG Police Patrol Car
November 4th, 2009 - The City of Palm Springs, California, is celebrating the addition of two new Pierce Quantum fire engines and a new sustainable compressed natural gas (CNG) police patrol car to its public safety fleets. The new CNG patrol car comes equipped with state-of-the-art crime fighting technology, according to Police Chief David Dominguez.click here  >

World’s Largest Landfill Gas to LNG Plant Opens in California

November 2nd, 2009 - Waste Management, one of the country’s largest landfill operators, today is opening what it says it the world’s largest facility to convert landfill gas to liquefied natural gas (LNG). Once at full capacity, the $13.5 million facility, located at Waste Management’s landfill site near Livermore, Calif., will purify and liquefy up to 4 million gallons per year of the alternative fuel, which produces fewer greenhouse gas emissions than petroleum when combusted. click here  >

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