Chew on This! Food Truck Uses Compressed Natural Gas

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and oil man turned natural gas booster T. Boone Pickens introduced a new kind of food truck Thursday — one that they say is more environmentally friendly than the gas-guzzlers that choke city streets.

WNYC's Brigid Bergin says the truck is a partnership between Neopolitan Express and the company, Clean Energy Fuel.

Basically they described it as a chance to make the mobile food industry cleaner and greener. Neopolitan Express Pizza Truck cooks pizzas that are cooked for about 90 secs in an oven that's at 900 degrees. The mayor did a taste test in City Hall Park and said, with cheese hanging from his lips, the pizza is good

New York City is getting its first food truck fully powered by compressed natural gas. Proponents say it's easier on the environment.

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They most likely fuel up at Clean Energy's CNG station in Greenpoint. Clean Energy stations can be found at

Feb. 23 2013 11:27 AM
Ron Wagner from Decatur, IL

Natural gas is the future of energy. It is replacing dirty old coal plants, and dangerous expensive nuclear plants. It will fuel cars, trucks, vans, buses, locomotives, aircraft, ships, tractors, air conditioners, engines of all kinds. It costs far less. It will help keep us out of more useless wars, where we shed our blood and money. It is used to make many products. It will bring jobs and boost our economy. It lowers CO2 emissions, and pollution. Over 5,000 natural gas story links on my free blog. An annotated and illustrated bibliography of live links, updated daily. The worldwide picture of natural gas. Read in 74 nations. ronwagnersrants . blogspot . com

Feb. 22 2013 02:02 PM

Does anyone know where it fuels up?

Feb. 21 2013 11:03 PM
Dean from NYC

The first wood fired oven to operate in NYC with authentic pies is

Feb. 21 2013 05:26 PM

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