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    The Advocate | Taylor Swift concert forces alt fuels conference to find new site

    Shake it off — Taylor Swift concert forces alt fuels conference to find new site May 19, 2015BY TED GRIGGS| [email protected] Road closures for pop music magnate Taylor Swift’s concert Friday forced the Louisiana Alternative Fuels Conference & Expo to find an, uh, alternative...

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    The Advocate | New fuel sources in vehicles bring about need for additional training for emergency responders

    New fuel sources in vehicles bring about need for additional training for emergency respondersGrant to help educate responders on alternative fuel source vehicles AMY WOLD| [email protected] April 8, 2015 http://theadvocate.com/news/12015792-123/new-fuel-sources-in-vehicles The article...

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    Republic Services Releases 2014 Sustainability Report

    Republic Services released its 2014 Sustainability Report, which introduces the Company’s sustainability plan—the preservation of a Blue Planet. The report defines the company’s approach to environmental responsibility through decreased vehicle emissions, innovative landfill techno...

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    Texas Touts Steady Build-Out of Natural Gas Fueling Stations

    The number of natural gas fueling stations operating in Texas now stands at 130, a 25% increase from September 2014, according to a new reportfrom the Railroad Commission of Texas. The commission says its survey documented 42 additional stations in the planning stages that are set to open in t...

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    Phoenix Shuttle Fleet Slashes Fuel Costs in Half with Autogas

    Six months after converting its shuttle buses to propane autogas, Sky Harbor Airport Parking has saved 50% in fuel costs compared with gasoline and reduced greenhouse-gas emissions by 20.8 tons, according to Blue Star Gas. Sky Harbor Airport Parking provides shuttle services to the Phoenix Sky Har...

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    FREE Electric Vehicle Webinar March 24th!

    Mark your calendars and save the date for this month's Electric Vehicle Quarterly Discussion webinar. This month's webinar, scheduled for March 24 at Noon Central; 1 PM Eastern Plug-In Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure: Alternative Financing to Develop a Mature Market. Linda Bluestei...

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    Clean Cities Now Newsletter: Vol 18., No 2

    Get the latest issue of the quarterly "Clean Cities Now" newsletter! Download the PDF

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    UNO report recommends CATS make long term switch to electric buses

    UNO report recommends CATS make long term switch to electric buses by Rebekah Allen, The Advocate [email protected] Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- CATS buses are parked in the terminal Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. Capital Area Transit System buses use 2,000 gallons of fuel pe...

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    Republic Services featured in National Fuels Fix!

    Flip to page 31 to read about Louisiana Clean Fuels Stakeholder Republic Services' conversion to CNG!

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    Fleets and Fuels: Sparq Tackles CNG Market in Louisiana

    Revamp of Existing Baton Rouge Outlet Is First Step:Two More Stations Contracted, Half a Dozen Planned Oklahoma City-based Sparq Natural Gas is moving into Louisiana, starting with an overhaul of an existing compressed natural gas fueling facility in Baton Rouge. The firm also has contracts for CNG...

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    NGT News: Sparq Reviving CNG Station in Louisiana

    Sparq Natural Gas LLC is spearheading the upgrade and expansion of an existing compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling site owned by Lavigne Oil Co. in Baton Rouge, La."By doubling the existing compression on site, customers will immediately realize the cost-savings benefits of compressed natural gas...

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    The Advocate: Baton Rouge Area Residents Check Out Electric Vehicles at Event

    As the allure of electric vehicles grows in the United States, advocates of the battery-powered automobiles gathered in Baton Rouge on Saturday as part of National Drive Electric Week to tout the advantages over the old gas guzzlers. Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Susan Miller's Tesl...

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    Louisiana Clean Fuels on KPLC-TV!

    Louisiana Clean Fuels Board Member Randy Hayden appeared on KPLC-TV out of Lake Charles on Wed., Aug. 27 to talk about the exciting progress of alt fuels in the Lake Charles area. KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

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    Louisiana Clean Fuels on WBRZ 2une In

    Lauren Lambert-Tompkins of Louisiana Clean Fuels talks about alternative fuels and upcoming events on WBRZ's 2une In morning show.

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    Forbes: UPS to Benefit from Fleet Running on Alternative Fuel

    UPS, a national logistics service provider, announced that the company plans to purchase 1,000 propane fueled delivery trucks. The new trucks will replace the gasoline and diesel fueled trucks that are being used in rural areas in Louisiana and Oklahoma. The logistics company also plans to suppor...

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    Discover DEQ: Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Newsletter Covers Cash’s Truck Stop Electrification in Port Allen, Louisiana

    The July issue of the Department of Environmental Quality Newsletter discusses IdleAir’s innovative emissions reduction plan through truck stop electrification. Under IdleAir’s program, truckers can now pay a fee to hook up to an electrical unit to park their vehicle overnight. This sa...

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    The Advocate: No need to idle rigs with truck utility ports

    Ports that pump air conditioning, television reduce truck idling Amy Wold/ [email protected]/ July 18, 2014 Matthew Carr, 34, decided to make Cash’s Truck Plaza in Port Allen the final stop for the night Thursday when he discovered that he could hook up his truck to air...

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    WAFB: It's electric! Local truck stop goes green with IdleAir

    Thursday, July 17th / Port Allen, LA On a hot summer afternoon, curious onlookers, truck drives and the media gathered at the Cash's Truck Plaza for IdleAir's grand opening celebration of their Truck Stop Electrificaiton units in Port Allen. WAFB filmed a segment on this project which aired Friday,...

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