Natural Gas
3:07 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Utilities Want to Offer Natural Gas Truck Refueling, Competitors Object

This is Washington's first LNG refueling station, opened in Sumner by Blu LNG.
Tom Banse

Natural gas is cheaper and burns cleaner than the gasoline or diesel that goes into most vehicles. Those are two reasons trucking fleet operators in the Northwest are showing growing interest in filling up with natural gas instead of diesel.

The problem is there are very few filling stations for natural gas. Now several big utilities in this region are asking to get into this line of business. But the proposed expansion comes with some controversy.

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