Watching Government: NGVs gain ground in some states

Natural gas vehicles (NGVs) may not have much political appeal these days in Washington. The New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans (NAT GAS) Act attracted bipartisan support in the US Senate and more than 180 cosponsors in the US House last session. But it moved no further in a Congress where leaders say they oppose picking energy "winners and losers." NGVs are slowly making progress in several US states, however. "In Arkansas, we continue our efforts to develop and promote alternative fuels," Gov. Mike Beebe (D) said in a Jan. 6 weekly column and radio address. "This past August, the Arkansas Energy Office created a $1.2 million, federally funded progr...

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