Last updated 7:38PM ET
October 20, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Grants from the Alternative Fuel Transportation Grant Program
(2007-04-04)
(WOUB) - The state has announced initial grant awards today from the Alternative Fuel Transportation Grant Program.

$595,000 has been awarded to 12 alternative fuel retailers and two biodiesel blending facilities.

In our region Circleville Oil of Circleville received 180 thousand dollars for improvements to its biodiesel blending facilities and 20 thousand dollars was awarded to an alternative fuel retailer of Portsmouth.

Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher says the grants are designed to help commercialize alternative fuels. He says the placement of these new refueling and biodiesel blending locations will increase the availability of alternative fuels throughout Ohio.
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