Created on Wednesday, 09 October 2013 Written by JOEL E. MAST
Bellefontaine City Council members will consider the viability of opening a compressed natural gas station after a presentation on the economic, environmental and health benefits of the fuel source of fleet vehicles.
Dennis Black with King Clean Energy LLC told council members the city could save up to 60 percent on its vehicle fleet fuel costs and start turning a profit in the first year from its own station by fueling other local fleets.
Council President David Henry instructed the Finance Committee to study the feasibility of opening and operating a CNG station in Bellefontaine.
Mr. Black said the idea is growing quickly as more and more truck fleets are converted to CNG.
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