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News Archive - June 2015

Waste Management Launches Waterloo CNG Truck Fleet
June 26th, 2015 - On Thursday, Waste Management celebrated the launch of a new fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered trucks in Waterloo, Ontario, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. READ MORE >

Proposed 2021 Fuel Economy Rules For Heavy-Duty Trucks, Buses Released
June 22nd, 2015 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released proposed standards that would further boost the fuel efficiency of heavy-duty trucks and buses, starting in the 2021 model year and running through 2027. READ MORE >

Waste Management Dedicates CNG Trucks, Public Fueling Station in Pa.
June 19th, 2015 - Waste Management's Grand Central Hauling Co. in Planfield Township, Pa., has revealed a fleet of 30 new compressed natural gas (CNG) collection trucks, as well as showcased a new public-access CNG fueling station. READ MORE >

Trillium Building Second Station for Huge CNG School Bus Fleet
June 16th, 2015 - Trillium CNG, a business unit of Integrys Energy Group Inc., has been selected to design, build, operate and maintain a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). READ MORE >

Agility and Freightliner Ink Long-Term Natural Gas Systems Deal.
June 12th, 2015 - Agility Fuel Systems will now serve as the sole provider of natural gas fuel systems to Freightliner Trucks. The companies say the seven-year agreement will provide custom-designed products with the latest features and technological innovations. READ MORE >

EPA Study: Fracking Doesn’t Contaminate Water
June 10th, 2015 - The Environmental Protection Agency recently released a long-anticipated study on hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, and found there were no widespread and systematic deficiencies on the country’s drinking resources. The report did, however, unravel evidence that suggests fracking creates several vulnerabilities that could potentially affect drinking water in the U.S. READ MORE >

Going for gas: the risky strategy of the world’s largest companies
June 8th, 2015 - They are the biggest companies in the world and they are making a huge bet: they are staking their – and our – future on natural gas. At the World Gas Conference in Paris, the major oil companies all avowed their belief that gas will be the world’s “fuel of choice”, because it is “the cleanest fossil fuel”, “abundant” and “competitive”. But Karel Beckman argues they are overstating the case for gas. And may even be betting on the wrong horse. READ MORE >

Natural Gas Becoming Fuel of Choice in Traditional Coal State
June 5th, 2015 - A year ago the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued new rules, called the Clean Power Plan, designed to reduce the country's carbon emissions by 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. READ MORE >

Energy Department Approves Alaska LNG Exports
June 1st, 2015 - Acknowledging the Alaska LNG project is different from 32 other export applications on file, the U.S. Department of Energy on May 28 granted conditional approval for lLNG exports from the proposed terminal at Nikiski. READ MORE >

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