Natural Gas is Safe!

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  • CNG, unlike gasoline, dissipates into the atmosphere in the event of an accident.
  • Storage tanks do NOT leak into groundwater. Natural gas is a colorless & non-toxic gas.
  • Natural gas has a narrow range of flammability (concentrations below 5% and above 15% will not burn).
  • CNG has a high ignition temperature: 1,000°-1,100°F.
  • Comprehensive fuel tank, vehicle and station design and manufacturer codes & standards.
  • Vehicle equipped with several automatic and manual shut-off valves.
  • Natural gas fuel tanks are much stronger than gasoline fuel tanks and are subjected to the following tests:
    • Bonfire
    • Gunfire
    • Drop

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