The newspaper also quotes him as saying, “LNG is becoming a fuel choice for fleets, due to its environmental and economic benefits.”
Hoad says the gas is a lower-carbon emitting and cleaner burning engine fuel, and he adds, “It produces 20-30 percent less greenhouse gas emissions than diesel or gasoline, and almost zero particulate emissions, contributing to improved local air quality.”
He also says when compared to diesel, LNG is up to 40 per cent less expensive.
Construction on the new station is set to begin halfway into next year, and the company hopes to have the station completed and open for use by the fourth quarter.
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