Natrual Gas in FL (w/ ANGI Equipment)

Mon, Aug 26th, 2013

MARION COUNTY, Fla - The county is currently transitioning its fleet vehicles from diesel and gasoline to compressed natural gas, a cleaner and cheaper form of fuel.

While the cost to convert vehicles is high, the state has set aside $6 million to help Marion and other counties, as well as Florida companies make the switch. However, with no public CNG facilities in Orange, Seminole, Lake, Volusia, Brevard, or Osceola counties, much of Central Florida is getting left behind.

"We have about 25 vehicles that we've converted," said Marion County Director of Fleet Management John King. "We're targeting high fuel use vehicles, so vehicles that are out on the road burning a lot of fuel."

 

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Source: WFTV Channel 9 News


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