Sacramento County Opens First Time-Fill/Fast-Fill CNG Station in Region

​August 3, 2015, SACRAMENTO, CA

Up to 40 garbage trucks at a time can fill overnight

What:

Sacramento County will celebrate the grand opening of its new Compressed Natural Gas station. The new station will save $300,000 per year in staff time and fuel, while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The combined time fill/fast fill station is able to time-fill 40 vehicles simultaneously at night. The station also has a fast-fill dispenser, which will allow other County fleet vehicles and potentially other public fleets in the area to use it.

When:

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 10 a.m.
Where:
4001 Branch Center Road Fuel Station (adjacent to Fleet Services Facility)

Who:

• Congressman Ami Bera, California’s 7th United States Congressional District
• Supervisor Serna, Chairman of the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors representing District 1 and CARB Board Member
• Supervisor Nottoli, Sacramento County Board of Supervisors representing District 5
• Larry Greene, Executive Director of the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District

Visuals:

• Ribbon Cutting
• Brand new CNG Waste Management truck demonstrates fueling
• Several other CNG vehicles from partner organizations

Contact:

Karen Doron, Communication & Media Officer
doronk@saccounty.net or 916-874-4667

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