In Senator Floyd Prozanski’s latest constituent newsletter, the Eugene senator praised Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program for opening our fuel market to clean, home-grown fuel options. Sen. Prozanski attended the launch of the first public natural gas station in Oregon and saw firsthand the benefits of alternative fuel choices, including affordability at the pump and cleaner air. […]
Daimler Trucks: Save $$ with Clean Fuels
Daimler Trucks North America not only builds its vehicles right here in Oregon, they have a nearly 50% market share for conventional natural gas heavy duty trucks. Yet earlier this year, Robert Carrick — Sales manager, Daimler North America — observed that natural gas infrastructure is lacking in Oregon, preventing his company from expanding their natural gas vehicle […]
Labor Commissioner Avakian: Renew Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program!
Last week, the first public natural gas fueling station opened in Oregon. Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian, long-time champion for cleaner fuels and cleaner air, spoke about the opportunities clean fuel alternatives bring to the state. Not only do alternative fuel options clean our air for public health, it also means opening the market to choice […]
Expanded CNG fueling options
Oregon truckers will soon have more access to compressed natural gas (CNG) stations, thanks to $4 million in federal grants. Via Sustainable Business Journal: The Oregon Department of Transportation selected eight projects to receive federal Congestion Mitigation Air Quality Funds after soliciting applications in February for projects that help meet Gov. John Kitzhaber’s 10-year Energy Action Plan goal to […]
Where can you fill up for $2.29/gallon?
You’re not reading this wrong. Nor is the picture dated. Drivers really can fill up for $2.29/gallon at the Truck ‘N Travel in Eugene. There is one catch, though… … That’s the price for fueling up with cleaner-burning natural gas instead of gasoline or diesel. As gasoline and diesel prices spike headed into summer, it’s […]