Combatting urban air pollution through Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) analysis, testing, and demonstration

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Deteriorating urban air quality ranks as a top concern worldwide, since air pollution adversely affects both public health and the environment. The outlook for improving air quality in the world`s megacities need not be bleak, however, The use of natural gas as a transportation fuel can measurably reduce urban pollution levels, mitigating chronic threats to health and the environment. Besides being clean burning, natural gas vehicles (NGVs) are economical to operate and maintain. The current cost of natural gas is lower than that of gasoline. Natural gas also reduces the vehicle`s engine wear and noise level, extends engine life, and ... continued below

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Deteriorating urban air quality ranks as a top concern worldwide, since air pollution adversely affects both public health and the environment. The outlook for improving air quality in the world`s megacities need not be bleak, however, The use of natural gas as a transportation fuel can measurably reduce urban pollution levels, mitigating chronic threats to health and the environment. Besides being clean burning, natural gas vehicles (NGVs) are economical to operate and maintain. The current cost of natural gas is lower than that of gasoline. Natural gas also reduces the vehicle`s engine wear and noise level, extends engine life, and decreases engine maintenance. Today, about 700,000 NGVs operate worldwide, the majority of them converted from gasoline or diesel fuel. This article discusses the economic, regulatory and technological issues of concern to the NGV industry.

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  • CNG conference, Cairo (Egypt), 20-21 Nov 1994

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  • Other: DE95008300
  • Report No.: ANL/ES/CP--85156
  • Report No.: CONF-9411214--Summ.
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 50924
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc694667

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Combatting urban air pollution through Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) analysis, testing, and demonstration, article, March 1, 1995; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc694667/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.