Natural-Gas Vehicle Incentives Fuel Texas Debate

Senate Bill 20 would redirect TERP funds from diesel retrofit to natural gas vehicles and fueling stations

The Texas Senate sent Governor Rick Perry a bill on Thursday that would redirect funds from the existing Texas Emissions Reduction Program (TERP) to create incentives for companies to buy natural-gas-fueled vehicles. Senate Bill 20 also proposes to use TERP funds to build natural-gas fueling stations in the "Texas Triangle" linking Houston, San Antonio and Dallas-Fort Worth.

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