Natural gas filling station opens in Eugene

Natural gas filling station opens in Eugene

Oregon's first public compressed natural gas fueling station opened in West Eugene.

John Anderson, whose family also owns a full service truck stop off I-5 in Coburg, said they had completed the retrofit of their travelcard commercial fueling station in West Eugene, adding two CNG fueling positions.

The upgrade cost about a half million dollars, 35 percent of which will be picked up by Oregon taxpayers in the form of a tax credit. But the price for consumers is a bargain: $2.29 per gallon equivalent, about half the price of diesel.

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