Tag Archives: CNG conversions

Dreaming about Converting to CNG in 2010

Have you been dreaming of converting you vehicle to CNG? This would mean that you could burn a cleaner fuel, run your car more economically (in many States), and you could be out there ahead of the curve. The whole … Continue reading

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Trying to Understand Bureaucrats

Trying to Understand Bureaucrats For weeks I have been looking over the letter that Carol Rushin from the EPA Region 8 office in Denver sent to Utah Governor Herbert concerning Utah HB70. I was a founding member of CCATS (www.utahccats.com). … Continue reading

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Governor Herbert Signs HB 70

On March 26th Utah’s Governor Herbert Signed HB 70 which provides for easier safety and emission testing for New CNG conversions in Utah. Thanks to all who helped to move this groundbreaking Bill forward.

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EPA’s Response to CNG Utah HB 70

2/28/2010 This is a letter I transcribed that was sent to Utah Governor Herbert concerning Utah HB 70, at this time the bill has passed the House and the Senate, it is now on the Governors desk for approval, Jim … Continue reading

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Utah HB 70 made simple

Utah HB 70 2010 (I tried to clean the Bill up to make it more readable, this is not the whole Bill but it is most of what was changed, HB70 was a rewrite of a previous CAA (Clean Air … Continue reading

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CNG Freedom of Choice

This Holiday Season has been busy.  The CNG Industry continues to move forward Nationwide with installs, trainings and refueling station upgrades.  I look forward to a busy year, be sure and visit my CNG Blog at http://www.younkincng.com We are now … Continue reading

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Unraveling the EPA Code Part II A Meeting with Marty

Unraveling the EPA Code Part II A Meeting with Marty By Jim Younkin In the last few days I have met movers and shakers in the CNG industry, they are not bureaucrats, investors or salesmen. They are men with vision … Continue reading

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Utah CNG Technicians Show Obama What a Wrench Ready CNG Stimulus Plan Really Is!

In 2008, even before Obama was in office, before he had even started handing out his “Stimulus” money for his “Shovel Ready” programs, here in Utah hundreds of CNG Automotive Technicians took wrenches in hand and created their own “CNG Stimulus” Wrench Ready Program. They converted 1000’s of vehicles to CNG without the help of Obama, Huntsman or anyone else. These Technicians trained themselves, sourced CNG Conversion kits, tanks, install components and then went out and got the job done. Continue reading

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CNG WARS Part 2: Battling the Empire

Jack the Giant Killer brought hope to the CNG Community again by breaking down some of the Urban Myths that surrounded CNG conversions. The Highway Patrol had believed the Urban Myth that EPA Certification guaranteed that a CNG install was … Continue reading

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Unraveling the EPA Code Following the Money Trail By Jim Younkin

For the longest time I have been wondering why there was so much talk about and emphasis on EPA Certified Conversions. They would say that EPA Certification was the only “legal” way to convert to CNG. This refrain always seemed to come from those who actually sold or installed EPA conversions themselves. Everyone told me it was a money thing. They said”follow the money”. Let’s attempt to do that.
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