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Entries Tagged as Propane
April 26, 2017
March 09, 2017
The Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition is joining Lawson State Community College to sponsor the National Alternative Fuel Training Consortium’s National Odyssey Day.
National Odyssey Day is a nationwide biennial event to educate the public about alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles as well as the important role these vehicles play in providing solutions to our nation’s energy security and environmental issues.
As part of National Odyssey Day, there will be an in-depth discussion of the VW Mitigation Trust Fund settlement and what effect Alabama’s $16 million share may have on the s
More than 125 sites across the nation will join together on April 20 to further this cause. Lawson State, as a member of the National Alternative Fuel Training Consortium, is a great place to celebrate National Odyssey Day!
October 31, 2016
JOHN DAVIS: MotorWeek: Our success story this week takes us to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where the tide is turning towards a cleaner fuel. Almost half of Tuscaloosa city school buses are now powered by propane.
Each bus drives about 90 miles per day, putting a big dent in the reduction of harmful tailpipe emissions. But the most noticeable difference for drivers and students on board is the reduction in noise pollution. These propane buses are over 50% quieter than a diesel bus.
September 30, 2016
Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC)
Sept. 14, 2016
“Propane is a cleaner, inexpensive fuel that allows the Alabama Department of Corrections to reduce its dependence on imported oil. Additionally, the state's work release center staff and inmates like the convenience of having the propane fueling stations onsite, which reduces the amount of time that would be required to fuel the vehicles at commercial gas stations.”
Andy Farquhar, Alabama Department of Corrections Industries, former Director, Montgomery, Alabama