Issues to Consider for Converting Your Garbage Truck Fleet to Natural Gas


This article looks at the practical implications for waste management firms and organizations, both private and public sectors, for moving their fleets to alternative fuels including what the options are, as well as some of the challenges and the benefits. This Article provides a high level of key issues to consider and “how to” guide on the subject looking at the practical considerations of making the switch including infrastructure. … More Issues to Consider for Converting Your Garbage Truck Fleet to Natural Gas

Is Man-Made Global Warming Real? – The Number of Skeptics is Swelling – Many Scientists Beg to Differ…


Is Man-Made Global Warming Real – Many Scientists Beg to Differ…Steve Fielding recently asked the Obama administration to reassure him on the science of man-made global warming. When the administration proved unhelpful, Mr. Fielding decided to vote against climate-change legislation. A growing number of Australian politicians, scientists and citizens once again doubt the science of human-caused global warming. Earlier this year he published “Heaven and Earth,” a damning critique of the “evidence” underpinning man-made global warming. … More Is Man-Made Global Warming Real? – The Number of Skeptics is Swelling – Many Scientists Beg to Differ…

467,000 Jobs Cut in June – National Jobless Rate at 9.5 Percent


Employers cut a larger-than-expected 467,000 jobs in June, driving the unemployment rate up to a 26-year high of 9.5 percent, suggesting that the economy’s road to recovery will be bumpy.

467,000 Jobs Cut in June – National Jobless Rate at 9.5 Percent. The Labor Department report, released Thursday, showed that even as the recession flashes signs of easing, companies likely will want to keep a lid on costs and be wary of hiring until they feel certain the economy is on solid ground. The White House last week said federal money was being shoveled out of Washington quickly, but states aren’t steering the cash to counties that need jobs the most.
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Clean Energy Opens World’s Largest LNG/CNG Truck Fueling Station at Long Beach/Los Angeles Ports


Clean Energy Opens World’s Largest LNG/CNG Truck Fueling Station at Long Beach/Los Angeles Ports. The new public access station, configured to fuel trucks on a 24/7 basis, features two 25,000-gallon liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks, six LNG dispensers, and two compressed natural gas (CNG) dispensers. The Clean Energy station is located on property leased from the Port of Long Beach at Anaheim and I streets. It is specifically designed to support the goals of the San Pedro Bay Ports’ Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) and Clean Truck programs. … More Clean Energy Opens World’s Largest LNG/CNG Truck Fueling Station at Long Beach/Los Angeles Ports

Anheuser-Busch Taps Landfill Gas for Houston Brewery


The Anheuser-Busch brewery in Houston will begin using landfill biogas as an alternative fuel source. The gas will be carried through a six-mile pipeline from the McCarty Road landfill to the Anheuser-Busch brewery to help generate steam energy for the brewery’s power plant. More than 55 percent of the brewery’s fuel demand will be supplied by biogas. The project, developed as part of a partnership with Ameresco that constructed and operates a biogas processing facility on the landfill’s property, broke ground in March of 2008 and was completed in May of 2009. The McCarty Road Landfill gas project is one of 75 alternative energy projects at Republic Services’ landfills nationwide. The McCarty Road Landfill gas project is one of 75 alternative energy projects at Republic Services’ landfills nationwide. … More Anheuser-Busch Taps Landfill Gas for Houston Brewery