E.J. Harrison & Sons Awards LNG Supply Contract to Clean Energy
Seal Beach, CA (June 26, 2006)-- Clean Energy has entered a long-term agreement to supply Ventura, CA-based E.J. Harrison & Sons with clean-burning liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel for its fleet of refuse collection trucks. E.J. Harrison currently operates 10 LNG-powered alternative fuel trucks, and plans to order at least 15 more clean air trucks to replace its older diesel-powered models.
"Clean Energy keeps thousands of natural gas fleet vehicles operating everyday, and we are excited to initiate this fuel supply arrangement with E.J. Harrison & Sons," said Jim Harger, Senior Vice President, Clean Energy. "Along with E.J. Harrison, Clean Energy is committed to helping reduce environmental air pollution in Ventura County," Harger said, adding that natural gas is one of the best ways to prevent air pollution because natural gas burns cleaner than diesel and other alternative fuels, reducing harmful tailpipe emissions significantly. Clean Energy also provides the fuel at a price well below diesel.
"Trucks powered by Clean Energy's LNG fuel operate cleanly and quietly," said Myron Harrison, E.J. Harrison & Sons vice president. "Our company motto is 'service is everything,' and we believe that this commitment extends to helping maintain environmental quality for our customers, and all the residents of our service area." The company is now in the process of commissioning a new state-of-the-art LNG fueling station at its refuse yard, to meet growing LNG requirements.
About E.J. Harrison & Sons
Established in Ventura, California in 1932, E.J. Harrison & Sons is one of the oldest and largest privately owned trash collection businesses in the United States. The company provides solid waste collection and recycling services to 70,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in the County of Ventura, six Ventura County cities, and the City of Carpenteria in Santa Barbara County.
About Clean Energy
Based in Seal Beach, CA, Clean Energy is the leading provider of vehicular natural gas (CNG and LNG) and related services in North America. It has a broad customer base in the refuse, transit, shuttle, taxi, police, intrastate and interstate trucking, airport and municipal fleet markets with tens of thousands of vehicles fueling at strategic locations across the United States and Canada. The company operates a fleet of 42 LNG tankers carrying fuel interstate to more than 30 vehicle fleet and industrial customers. Clean Energy is a private company whose major shareholders include Boone Pickens, Perseus Capital and Westport Innovations Inc. (TSE: WPT). Information at: www.cleanenergyfuels.com
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