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NGVAmerica Testifies For Biomethane Transportation Fuel At New York State Senate On Climate Change

NGVAmerica President Joins Nearly 40 on Tuesday to Testify on the Climate and Protection Act

ALBANY – On Tuesday, NGVAmerica President Dan Gage joined nearly 40 stakeholders in testifying on the Climate and Community Protection Act (S79871A), which would aim to offer aggressive, new decarbonization goals in New York. The hearing was the first on climate change in the New York State Senate.

Biomethane fuel is a proven, commercially-ready-right-now and road-tested technology. We have an established refueling infrastructure of over 2,000 stations with a mature network of manufacturers, servicers, and suppliers coast-to-coast. And natural gas fueling pays into the federal highway trust fund,” said Gage, President of NGVAmerica, in his testimony. As this committee looks to address serious clean air and climate change issues, we encourage it to adopt an “all of the above” approach that includes increased use of biomethane as a transportation fuel.”

The full text of the letter and signee list can be found here: http://bit.ly/GageNYTestimony

NGVAmerica is a national organization of over 200 companies, environmental groups, and government organizations dedicated to the development of a growing, profitable, and sustainable market for vehicles powered by natural gas or biomethane.  NGVAmerica member companies produce, distribute, and market natural gas and biomethane across North America, manufacture and service natural gas vehicles, engines, and equipment, and operate fleets powered by clean-burning gaseous fuels.  Find out more at: www.ngvamerica.org.

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