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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

Join Gov. Lynch in Officially Opening New State Biodiesel Fueling Station in Durham
DATE: July 31, 2006
CONTACT: Kathy Brockett, DES
(603) 271-6284, cell (603) 491-0749
Erika Mantz, UNH
(603) 862-1567, cell (603) 969-7916


Concord, NH – Governor John Lynch and officials from the New Hampshire Department of Transportation and the University of New Hampshire will officially open a new DOT biodiesel fueling facility in Durham on August 2, 2006. This event marks the first use of biodiesel by DOT and UNH vehicles.

What: Event to Announce the First Use of Biodiesel by Department of Transportation and University of New Hampshire Fleets. Featuring a fueling demonstration, display of new alternative fuel/advanced technology vehicles, and test rides in the new vehicles
When: Wednesday, August 2, 2006; 9:30 a.m.
Where: NH DOT Fueling Facility
West Edge Drive
Durham, NH (see directions below)

The State of New Hampshire is entering a new era in fueling diesel vehicles by dedicating one of the fuel tanks at its Durham fueling depot to a 20 percent blend of biodiesel (B20). You are invited to join Governor Lynch at the Durham DOT fueling facility to learn about this renewable, cleaner burning fuel and take a ride in one of UNH’s new advanced technology and alternative fuel vehicles that will also be highlighted during the event.

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) is assisting with the coordination of this event.

Directions to the NH DOT Durham fueling depot: Route 4 to Route 155A Exit. Turn toward Durham on 155A (Concord Road). Proceed for approximately ¼ mile and turn right onto West Edge Drive. The DOT fueling facility is on your left.

NH Department of Environmental Services | 29 Hazen Drive | PO Box 95 | Concord, NH 03302-0095
(603) 271-3503 | TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964 | Hours: M-F, 8am-4pm

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