GARY, Ind. (CBS) — More vehicles may be converted to run on natural gas, as part of a pilot program at the U.S. Steel plant in Gary, Ind.
As WBBM Newsradio’s Dave Marsett reports, the plant installed a natural gas refueling station and retrofitted seven vehicles.READ MORE: Belmont Cragin Carjacking Leads To Fiery Crash, Multiple Other Parked Cars Struck
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The whole project reportedly cost $600,000, most of which went toward the fueling station at the Gary Works.READ MORE: CPD: Woman Accidentally Shot, Killed By Boyfriend In McKinley Park
The Northwest Indiana Times says the project could save up to $12,500 per year, and reduce pollutants such as carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxide.
U.S. Steel is hoping to expand the project, given its success, the newspaper reported.MORE NEWS: Surveilence Video Shows Moments Leading To The Arrest Of Allan M. Brown, Suspect In Kenosha Police Shooting
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