Clean Energy Fuels Corp. reported that 49 fueling stations in the seven states affected by Hurricane Sandy are operating and providing CNG (compressed natural gas) fuel to a wide range of fleets and individuals. The fleets provide needed emergency, transit and refuse services in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania.
"Reliability in natural gas fueling is the core of our mission at Clean Energy and we are pleased to be able to support the recovery in the storm-affected areas in this manner," said Andrew J. Littlefair, CEO and president of Clean Energy. "The quick response of our employees and contractors in returning stations to operation and providing fuel to our customers is critical to the effort."
Municipalities and other organizations that are fueling at Clean Energy CNG stations include Atlantic County Utilities Authority; Atlantic City Jitney Association, which is providing emergency evacuation services; NY/NJ Port Authority; South Jersey Gas; Long Island Bus/Transit Authority; New York City Sanitation (DSNY); New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority and numerous others throughout the region.