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Are you part of the Borg or part of the Federation

Are you part of the Borg or are you part of the Federation? Are you for forced assimilation or free choice? Are you for group think or for independent thinking? Are you a drone or a Federation officer? Do you … Continue reading

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A Letter From Marty About New Regulations

The price of natural gas has went down to $1.25 here in Utah and the price of gasoline continues to hover around $2.80. CNG conversions have been on the back burner but there is still progress being made. Recently sent … 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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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 Conversions Explained…

Commonly Misunderstood Facts about CNG Vehicles CNG Conversions Explained… Natural Gas Vehicles have been on the road for as long as gasoline vehicles have been around. CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) Vehicles have been growing in popularity worldwide over the past … 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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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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CNG Wars:The Legend of Jack

2008 was an epic year for CNG enthusiasts in Utah. At first things looked good but soon things turned bad. Just when almost all hope was lost our hero, Jack McIntyre appeared. Continue reading

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