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Alternative transportation fuels

Alternative transportation fuels

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motor fuels -- United States,
  • Methanol as fuel -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid E. Gushee
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1990, reel 4, fr. 0483
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15172803M

    Alternative Fuels Importance of Transportation Alternative Fuels in New York City Types of Alternative Fuels Should You Buy an Alternative Fuel Vehicle? Helpful Information Sources Importance of Transportation Transportation is an extremely important element File Size: KB. The topic today is focusing on the challenges and opportunities for alternative transportation, fuels, and vehicles. With gasoline prices exceeding $ a gallon in many parts of the country, it is timely that we look at alternatives to petroleum derived fuels for the transportation sector. @article{osti_, title = {Alternative gaseous-fuels safety assessment}, author = {Krupka, M C and Peaslee, Jr, A T and Laquer, H L}, abstractNote = {A relative safety assessment of alternative gaseous and reference liquid fuels utilized for light automotive transportation in the public sector was completed. The specific fuels considered were compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied.


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