Fuel Management

Missouri Agencies to Share $700K Natural Gas Grant

October 05, 2009

SPRINGFIELD, MO - Rep. Roy Blunt has secured $700,000 for a compressed natural gas fueling station that will be shared by the City of Springfield, Greene County, and the Missouri Department of Transportation, according to the News-Leader.

The grant requires no local matching funds and will help kick-start the estimated $2.2 million project.

Springfield Public Works Director Marc Thornsberry said the money is a first installment that will pay for a master plan design, a "slow-fill" natural gas pumping system and retrofitting of some smaller vehicles, such as pickups, SUVs, and cars to burn natural gas.

The natural gas fueling station will be at the Springfield Public Works Operations Center. A slow-fill station - where vehicles are filled overnight - would come first. A more costly fast-fill station, where vehicles can be fueled in 15 minutes or less, would come later, reported the Leader.

Comment On This Story

Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.


Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Recent Topics

Is a bachelor's degree truly necessary in order to become a fleet manager, or does achieving certification as a CAFM or equivalent carry...

View Topic

Is anyone experiencing the following issue with their Ford Police Interceptors with the Ecoboost engine - after long periods of idling...

View Topic

Fleet Documents

1134 Fleet Documents (and counting) to Download!

Sponsored by

An agreement whereby in a closed-end lease, usually a full maintenance one, as a strategic commitment to the concept of true partnering with the customer, the leasing company makes all components of the rental calculation known to the lessee.

Read more

Fuel Saving Strategies Survey

View our 2008 survey to benchmark your fleet's fuel and green strategies with other fleets.

Fuel Calculator

A managed fuel program can help you save time and money and gain control over the way you fuel your vehicles. Determine your potential savings by using our fuel calculator.
Launch Fuel Calculator 

Fuel Prices

U.S. Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Prices.

Launch Fuel Prices