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Allegheny County, Pa., Buys CNG Pickup Trucks

April 30, 2013

Allegheny County, Pa., has purchased two compressed natural gas (CNG) Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD pickup trucks. The County unveiled them on April 22, Earth Day, at a press conference. The vehicles are four-wheel-drive extended cab models with 6.0L Vortec V-8 engines that have hardened valve and seals an a CNG system from a conversion company. The County intends to fuel the new pickup trucks at two area CNG stations.

With regard to the County’s overall fleet sustainability efforts, it has a goal of reducing its fleet’s greenhouse gas emissions by 5% per year between 2010 and 2014. The municipality intends to achieve this by replacing older vehicles and pieces of equipment with more efficient models.

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