PITTSBURGH — Giant Eagle here has received $900,000 to purchase 10 compressed natural gas-powered vehicles and install a public compressed natural gas refueling station, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
The funding is part of an $8 million investment in 20 projects announced by Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell on April 7 that are designed to advance the alternative fuels industry in the state.
"The Alternative Fuel Incentive Grant projects promote cleaner transportation through the production and use of alternative fuels such as biodiesel, natural gas and electricity, and create infrastructure that will allow more Pennsylvanians to make fuel saving vehicles a part of their daily lives," the governor said in a statement.
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