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mweyant

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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 5:22:06 AM

The River Valley Transit's spiffy new compressed natural gas filling station here is the latest link in a growing CNG network aimed at fleets of large, fuel-hungry vehicles.

"We think this is going to be a winner," said Kevin W. Kilpatrick, the planning manager for the transit agency, which already owns one CNG bus, has four more on order, and aspires to convert its entire 29-bus fleet to natural gas within a decade. River Valley is the mass-transit company for Williamsport and Lycoming County.

The new station, which will also sell fuel for $1.99 a gallon to the public once a credit-card reading device is installed, is expected to find an instant market among businesses eager to promote natural gas in this thriving hub for the Marcellus Shale gas industry.


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madison8359
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 1:56:13 PM

Better than using oil.
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ClarkSC
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 1:30:43 PM

Good.
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335d1
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 1:21:39 PM

Good, need more CNG infrastructure for CNG to become a viable alternative fuel.
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LanguageMan1
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 1:03:52 PM

At least it's moving ahead somewhere.
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ktbaeohana
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 12:27:50 PM

watch and see.
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qwerty17
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 12:21:48 PM

just keep swimming...
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mastermariner
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 11:38:47 AM

Slow but sure is good
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fuel2use
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 11:35:25 AM

Infrastructure.
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RitaVespa
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 11:34:49 AM

Ok...
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wrunner
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 10:05:26 AM

Diversity in motion.

Energy diversity is a diversity in options.

Diversity is good and diversity in wonderful.
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rosa403
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 9:10:26 AM

good
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 8:45:34 AM

OK
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csblesson
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 8:34:47 AM

Good move
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gypsymom3
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 8:28:51 AM

ok
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grandpadon28110
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 8:21:49 AM

A smart way to go.
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JLSindy
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 8:02:31 AM

Slow is the way to go! Not interested personally.
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Bobmilan
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 8:02:26 AM

Great if free market choice.

Keep Fed meddling out.
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skempton
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 7:57:20 AM

Good for them.
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 7:46:09 AM

cool
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 7:43:22 AM

At least they are moving.
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 7:39:06 AM

Good luck with this project.
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Evilmaddog
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 7:36:10 AM

Good for large vehicles
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lisenclose
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 7:28:46 AM

maybe more jobs
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scu227
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 7:26:51 AM

good, slow and steady wins the race
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 7:19:21 AM

Good for CNG industry.
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CarefulDriver
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 7:10:29 AM

How will this benefit the consumer?
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bruce1156
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 6:40:51 AM

Use what we have an abundance of.
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yardslave
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 6:32:47 AM

CNG is under $1.39 here...
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 6:31:31 AM

Great
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reidlej
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 6:28:09 AM

It's good to see progress on CNG.
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 5:59:37 AM

and when the inevitable price spike hits they will be left with their faces hanging out
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TravelinMan52
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 5:56:54 AM

Good for Pa. Maybe this effort will spread to other parts of the country. Selling fuel for <$2 a gallon is one way to get our attention...
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BIGOILEATURCRUD
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 5:50:24 AM

2/3 the energy for 2/3 the price,
must be black friday
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