Allan Gerlat, News Editor

March 27, 2014

1 Min Read
Oklahoma City Adds Waste CNG Station, Expanding CNG Fleet

Oklahoma City has opened a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station to supply its growing line of CNG solid waste collection trucks.

The facility, built at a cost of $2.82 million, has 56 time-filled hoses for collection trucks, two fast-fuel hoses and two that are open to the public, according to an e-mail from the city. Construction began in September 2012. The city owns and operates the facility.

Oklahoma City has 13 CNG side-loader waste trucks; four rear-loader and six brush trucks. The city will soon add 13 side loaders, one rear loader and two brush trucks.

About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

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