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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31875 posts, RR: 54
Posted (11 years 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1927 times:

Is there any restrictions on the use of CNG/LPG driven Vehicles at the Airports.

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User currently offlineBoeing7E7 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1914 times:

No. Many airports actually use them for environmental mitigation.

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31875 posts, RR: 54
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1894 times:

Any safety issues,especially with LPG.

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User currently offlineBoeing7E7 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (11 years 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1857 times:

Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 2):
Any safety issues,especially with LPG.

The cars I've seen them on are Fords. The run like crap after a couple of years though. Maintenance is a pain in the ass. But no safety issues, could be a Ford issue though.

User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 31
Reply 4, posted (11 years 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1846 times:

Kind of a complicated discussion, but basically, in the US, many cities have been designated as "non-attainment" for certain air pollutants. One of the results of that designation is that governments and certain agencies have to initiate programs to reduce pollutants through the use of various AFV's (alternative fuel vehicles). Airports are included in those agencies that are required to an alternative fuel program.

Link to map of areas designated "non-attainment":

This link is to the Clean Cities web-site, and has a search engine from which people can view the various success stories, as well as various alternative fuel programs at airports.
http://www.eere.energy.gov/cleancities/success_stories.html click on "Airports" under "Category", then click "Select".

Here at MSY, I'm involved in finalizing a draft alternative fuel cost/benefit analysis that involves all possbile future "stakeholders" including the airlines, shuttle bus/limo's, FBO's, etc, etc, and all possible scenarios for developing anything from a small scale to large scale AFV fueling site.

Tom at MSY

"The criminal ineptitude makes you furious"-Bruce Springsteen, after seeing firsthand the damage from Hurricane Katrina
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