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Fill 'er up naturally

The Altoona Mirror -- DUNCANSVILLE - Local motorists and businesses who would like to drive natural gas-powered vehicles soon will have a place to fill 'em up.

AR Natural Gas Fueling Systems of Altoona announced plans Tuesday to install a compressed natural gas filling station on property owned by Imler's Poultry along Route 764 near here.

"We are looking at the first quarter of next year to be up and running," said partner Aaron C. Ritchey. "The No. 1 question people have is where will I fill up? We are providing that."

Using natural gas in a vehicle can provide significant savings.

"By using natural gas, you can save 20 to 30 percent on your fuel costs," Ritchey said. "A lot of materials are delivered to us by trucks. When you lower their fuel costs, that means savings to everyone."


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Submitted Dec 12, 2012 By: NOTSOGRN
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LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 10:01:54 PM


Nice, sounds like a winner!
Prov1322
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 10:50:26 AM

Need this infrastructure building of delivery services for NG cars to take off. I like it!
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 12:32:32 AM

Love this.
KrsnaDragon
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 12:31:32 AM

I have heard talk of this natural gas/diesel fuel engine conversion before and I would love to learn about it in more detail.
naspa
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 12:18:23 AM

How many drivers, who barely make a living these days, will want a system which pays for itself in 18 Months? Not many.
boatfloyd
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 12:11:27 AM

More places to fill up.
TheSicilian
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 12:08:45 AM

good for them
TxDaleJr88Fan
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 12:08:21 AM

There pointed in the right direction. Infrastructure is key.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 12:06:19 AM

I'll be sticking with gasoline.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 12:05:33 AM

Would a hybrid of ng and gasoline work?
cheaper0ON
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 12:02:46 AM

Good.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 12:01:10 AM

Not for me.
TheSnowstorm
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:59:59 PM

Until the providers decide to raise prices and play games; just like what happened with oil.
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:57:19 PM

Not for me, as soon as it becomes popular they will raise prices
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:55:23 PM

Enough said. And the reverse is also true, the price of fuel goes up and so does everything that is delivered by fuel.
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:54:50 PM

Great!!! How soon and at what cost....
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:54:30 PM

A step in the right direction. Infrastructure is necessary to become successful.

Low prices are another important part.
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:54:22 PM

Nice
wayoung56
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:49:43 PM

Hmmm...
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:48:28 PM

good deal
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:44:44 PM

not 4 me
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:44:26 PM

Cool
mattpolska
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:43:52 PM

get a coversion kit one that allows you to use gasoline and natural gas
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:42:17 PM

how many years away?
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:42:01 PM

But that would mean we haVE TO BUY VEHICLES THAT RUN ON NATURAL GAS?
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:41:05 PM

We have two stations that I know of locally for natural gas. Are we on the ball or what?
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:40:07 PM

My question is where can we buy a vehicle to use natural gas. I know I can go on line to find out what might be out there... but if they are being made for purchase... why do we not hear more about the availability of natural gas vehicles?
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:39:25 PM

Great...
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:38:36 PM

and we need to dhan
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:37:31 PM

This is an interesting concept
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:37:12 PM

Great!
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:36:57 PM

Not for me
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:31:38 PM

Time will tell how well it will work out.
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:30:41 PM

good, we need more staions carrying CNG especially here in NC.
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:30:23 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:28:48 PM

Good news.
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:27:01 PM

Sign me up!
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:26:28 PM

Sure sounds good wish natural gas was available closer to my area.
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:24:48 PM

Sounds good, this is a move in the right direction.
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:24:45 PM

Allright!
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:24:07 PM

good
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:21:29 PM

Go natural gas!
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:17:22 PM

we need to use more natural gas
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:15:14 PM

Need more Natural Gas filling stations.
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:13:29 PM

ok, sounds like a plan. i'll wait and see what really happens.
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:12:42 PM

Good neews for the folks in Altoona.
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:11:03 PM

Okay.
jrsva
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:10:13 PM


“I thought they meant methane!”

Natural gas is largely methane.
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:07:05 PM

OK, could be good.
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:04:36 PM

I hope it catches on...this time.
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 11:03:13 PM

Good luck to them.
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