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New CNG station in Newport serves growing natural-gas trucking fleets

Seaboard Foods driver Jeni Garofalo refuels her truck with CNG at the Amp Trillium station in Newport. The tractor-trailer rig was loaded with Butterball turkeys being delivered from North Carolina to Oklahoma. A truck loaded with Butterball turkeys from North Caroline on its method to Oklahoma gets refueled with compress gas– CNG– at the brand-new Amp Trillium public station off Interstate 40 in Newport, Tenn. The station gets its gas from a neighboring pipeline possessed by the Jefferson-Cocke County Gas Utility District. The truck runs only on CNG, and need to count on a sporadic network of refueling stations along its recognized shipment routes, motorist Jeni Garofalo stated. PHOTOS BY G. CHAMBERS WILLIAMS III/NEWS GUARD A Chicago-based company, Amp Trillium, has actually opened a public CNG (compress gas) refueling station in Newport, Tenn., off Interstate 40 behind the Time Out Travel Center and truck stop. The station is the very first in East Tennessee to be built with easy access to an interstate freeway, and is created to accommodate growing fleets of over-the-road trucks that are sustained by clean-burning CNG. PHOTO BY G. CHAMBERS WILLIAMS III/NEWS GUARD PHOTOs BY G. CHAMBERS WILLIAMS III/NEWS GUARD This tractor-trailer rig can refuel with gas at the Amp Trillium station in Newport in 15-20 minutes, taking on enough of the gas to increase to 550 miles, according to motorist Jeni Garofalo. She was on her method to Oklahoma, and was planning to stop at a CNG station along her path on Interstate 40 in Memphis prior to coming to her destination in Oklahoma. There’s space enough for up to 4 large tractor-trailer rigs to refuel with compressed natural gas– CNG– at the brand-new Amp Trillium CNG station off Interstate 40 in Newport. The station gets its gas from a nearby pipeline of the Jefferson-Cocke County Gas Energy District. PICTURE BY G. CHAMBERS WILLIAMS III/NEWS GUARD. Driver Jeni Garofalo refuels her truck at the new Amp Trillium compressed gas …
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