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- Fueling the Diesel vs. Natural Gas Debate. Swartz, Nikki // Waste Age;May2000, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p8
Compares diesel and natural gas fuels used by heavy-duty trucks. Varying effects on environmental quality, health, safety, truck performance and economics; How natural gas causes more complete combustion and fewer pollution emissions than diesel fuel; Efficiency of diesel engines; Diesel...
- Extensive research on natural gas raises its profile as future fuel for trucks. Richman, Michael // Traffic World;7/25/94, Vol. 239 Issue 4, p42
Reports on the emergence of natural gas as a popular alternative fuel for trucks. Documentation of tests of major alternative fuels by the American Trucking Associations' Foundation; Advantages of natural gas; Comparison with gasoline; Conversion costs; Increase in number of natural gas-powered...
- FROM AEC: TRUCKS POWERED BY NATURAL GAS: HELP OR HINDRANCE TO EMISSIONS REDUCTION EFFORTS. // Fuel Oil News;Jul2015, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p14
The article discusses a report released by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), which revealed the increase in methane emission associated with replacement of diesel with natural gas in the U.S. trucking industry, and also presents views of Jason Mathers of EDF on the issue.
- Marketers may want dyed low-sulfur fuel. // National Petroleum News;Nov93, Vol. 85 Issue 12, p9
Reports that marketers will want dyed low-sulfur fuel in the presence of high-sulfur distillate shortage. Marketers' concerns.
- NGV markets need infrastructure to meet potential in the U.S. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Aug93, Vol. 220 Issue 8, p1
Reports on the growth in demand for natural gas vehicles (NGV) in the United States if a refueling infrastructure can be developed according to a report by Fredonia Group in Ohio. Service station operators' reluctance to reinstall refuelling equipment; Implication of incentives offered by...
- Trash talk. Fleming, Al // Automotive News;4/19/1993, Vol. 67 Issue 5495, Insight. p8i
Reports on a natural gas engine prototype developed by Mack Trucks Inc. and Gas Research Institute. Testing in a garbage truck; Advantages of the use of natural gas; Emissions standards; Companies with their own natural gas engines; Problems; Need for community commitment.
- Are natural gas vehicles in your future? Welk, Scott; Hoge, Jane // Management Quarterly;Summer94, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p12
Discusses the potentials of natural gas vehicles in the United States. Inclusion in the Alternative Motor Fuels Act (AMFA) in 1988; Effects of public policies on the popularity of natural gas as a alternative fuel; Conversion of gas driven vehicles into natural gas units; Business markets of...
- Does anyone know the National Fuel Gas Code? Scott, Joe // Contractor Magazine;Jun95, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p38
Discusses the requirements by the National Fuel Gas Code or NFPA 54 for fuel gas systems. Author' survey of a building's natural gas system; Conditions when an overpressure protection device is not required.
- Lafayette jumps on natural gas to fuel vehicles. // Delta Automotive Report;Sep2010, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p7
The article reports on the decision of city planners in Lafayette, Louisiana to use natural gas to fuel fleet buses and public work vehicles.