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Compressed natural gas a cheaper and cleaner fuel for cars

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Compressed natural gas a cheaper and cleaner fuel for cars Save a dollar per gallon on all vehicle fuel? It can be done with CNG (compressed natural gas), more efficient and better for the environment than gasoline or diesel. The technology is here now. United Parcel and Waste Management have over 1,000 CNG-powered vehicles on the road, and more on order. The public doesn’t have this wonderful savings because there are only about 300 CNG ...

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March 21, 2013
7:16 a.m.

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Carl F. Liss, with the ammount of Natural Gas we have and even oil, we could be self sufficiant in 5 years and a gallon of fuel would be under $1 per gallon. The reason that does not happen is TAXES. NYS makes 69 cents per callon of gas in taxes. Lower the cost of fuel and you take their tax money. The government is too large, we could lay off half of most government ageccies and still have more than enough people to work them.

March 21, 2013
8:26 p.m.

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You cant drive a vehicle with compressed natural gas under any tunnel sol