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ALBERT LEA, Minn. - A meeting today could be impacting what truckers use to fuel up their semis in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Trucking Association is meeting today to discuss natural gas.
The organization is promoting it as a cheaper, cleaner alternative to diesel fuel.
It costs about a dollar fifty to two dollars cheaper a gallon.
Truck drivers we caught up with say it's something they would consider.
“I think it would be a good idea if they could get the technology you know to where you can do it feasibly,” Truck Driver Todd Schmitz said. “It's cleaner, it's cheaper, and maybe decrease our dependency on oil.”
The association says many trucking companies could recoup their investment in just a few years and cut fuel costs by up to 50 percent.
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