Lisa O'Leary McCurdy: Developing Market for NGVs Enhances Energy Security, Economy

American Gas Association (AGA) President and CEO Dave McCurdy testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources about the opportunities for, current level of investment in, and barriers to the expanded use of natural gas as a fuel for transportation.

“Developing the market for natural gas vehicles enhances our energy security, our competitiveness, and encourages the expansion of transportation fueling infrastructure and technologic advances.  We urge the Congress, and the Administration, to ensure that we set policies that set us on the path to capture these benefits to our nation,” said McCurdy.

Other witnesses on the panel included Westport Innovations Inc. Senior Adviser Dr. Michael Gallagher, Chrysler Group LLC Director of Regulatory Affairs Reg Modlin, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Corporate  Fellow Dr. David Greene, and IECA President Paul Cicio.

Click here to read McCurdy’s opening statement.

Click here to watch the full hearing online.

Lisa O'Leary

About Lisa O'Leary

Lisa O'Leary is the Manager of Digital Communications for the American Gas Association. Prior to joining AGA, Lisa served as Manager of Multimedia Communications for the Senator John Heinz History Center, "the Smithsonian's home in Pittsburgh," and as a Web Producer at WPXI-TV, Channel 11 News in Pittsburgh, PA. Lisa is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor’s degree in Communications.
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