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    NACFE Fleets Saved Almost $900 Million in Fuel Costs

    Originally posted by Jack Roberts | January 6, 2020 | Heavy Duty Trucking | Original Article The North American Council for Fuel Efficiency’s 2019 Annual Fleet Fuel Study found that overall fuel efficiency for Class 8 trucks in long-haul applications continues to improve, thanks to a host of ...

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    Breakthrough Batteries: Feedback Loops Are Accelerating the Battery Market

    Originally posted by Charlie Bloch & Madeline Tyson | January 8, 2020 | ACTNews | Original Article Rocky Mountain Institute, in the recent report Breakthrough Batteries, shows how recent and rapid improvements in lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery costs and performance, coupled with gr...

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    A Year in Hydrogen: Innovative Products, Progressive Policies, and New Players Emerge

    Originally posted by Morry Markowitz | January 3, 2020 | ACTNews | Original Article 2019 was a great year for fuel cells and hydrogen. The industry experienced a surge of development in many areas, with continued gains in deployments of consumer cars and material handling equipment, as we...

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    2020 Marks Changes for Autogas Refueling

    Originally posted by the Weekly Propane Newsletter | December 2, 2019 | Butane-Propane News | Original Article (December 9, 2019) — Alliance AutoGas notes that big changes are coming for autogas refueling in 2020. For decades there have been a variety of valves available, ...

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    SWEPCO to Seek Regulatory Approval to Retire Dolet Hills Power Plant by End of 2026

    Originally posted as a SWEPCO News Release | January 9, 2020 | Original Article SHREVEPORT, La., Jan. 9, 2020 – As part of a settlement agreement in the recently concluded Arkansas rate review, Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, has agr...

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    NGVAmerica Distributes Weight Allowance Guidance Flyer for Use by Natural Gas Fleets

    Originally posted by Erick Sanchez | January 6, 2020 | NGVAmerica | Original Article Washington, DC – NGVAmerica today released an updated Natural Gas Vehicle Weight Allowance Guidance flyer for use by interested natural gas fleets across the United States. The flyer was developed ...

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    New Orleans RTA secures grant for 19 new biodiesel-powered buses

    Originally posted by Jessica Williams | December 2, 2019 | The New Orleans Advocate | Original Article A new fleet of buses will soon be rolling along the streets of New Orleans. The Regional Transit Authority has been awarded a $7.2 million federal grant to buy 19 new 35-foot buses, the agency an...

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    Florida Officials Share Strategy for Introducing Electric, Alternative-Fuel School Buses

    Originally posted by Taylor Hannon | December 3, 2019 | School Transportation News | Original Article The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is in the first phase of replacing older diesel buses with electric or alternative fuel school buses in Florida via the Volkswagen Mitigation...

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    House Passes Bill That Includes Alternative Fuel Tax Credits

    Originally posted by Michael Bates | December 17, 2019 | NGT News | Original Article The House this week passed a tax extenders package that includes an extension of the $0.50/gallon alternative fuel excise tax credit, along with other measures important to the clean-fuel transportation indust...

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    LCF Member in the News: RNG Coalition announces SMART Initiative

    Originally posted by Canadian Biomass | December 9, 2019 | Original Article The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) announced the Sustainable Methane Abatement and Recycling Timeline (SMART) Initiative at the RNG 2019 conference last week in Dana Point, Cal., casting the vision for ...

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    Turning Landfill Gas Into Renewable Natural Gas

    Originally posted by Johnna Crider | November 2, 2019 | Clean Technica | Original Article Landfill gas is created by landfills, which account for 16% of the human-caused (anthropogenic) methane emissions in America. This is not what many people worry about when they think of greenhouse ga...

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    IMO 2020: What Fleets Need to Know and How to Prepare

    Originally posted by Bill Zobel | December 6, 2019 | ACTNews | Original Article Will the looming IMO 2020 sulfur regulation impact domestic diesel prices? How on-road fleets can turn to domestically produced fuels to avoid price volatility. Original post sponsored by Trillium There’s m...

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    Manure, trash and wastewater: U.S. utilities get dirty in climate fight

    Originally posted by Nichola Groom | Reuters | Original Article PIXLEY, Calif. (Reuters) - Joey Airoso has always been proud of his cows, whose milk goes into the butter sold by national dairy company Land O'Lakes. Now he has something new to brag about: the vast amounts of gas produced b...

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    FHWA Alt Fuel Corridor Designations: 2019/Round 4 Request for Nominations Open

    The Request For Nominations (RFN) for Round 4 of the FAST Act Section 1413 Alt Fuel Corridor Designation process has been issued by FHWA.  Similar to last year, this RFN was issued directly to the FHWA Division Offices, which are located in each state.  The FHWA Division Offices will forw...

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    Former LCF Member in the News: Blue Bird Delivers Record 15,000th Propane Bus

    Originally posted as a Bluebird Press Release Growing trend toward alternative fuel has resulted in cost savings, environmental advantages for school districts NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (October 22, 2019) — The 18 buses delivered to Newport News Public Schools may look ordinary, but a unique fuel po...

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