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EO 290 2004 Implementing the Natural Gas Vehicle Program for Public Transport (NGVPPT)

Relevant provisions / summary
Implements the NGVPPT to ensure energy supply in the transport sector through fuel diversification using indigenous natural gas, and use compressed natural gas (CNG) as a clean alternative fuel for transport. The DOTC was tasked to work with DOE to develop an implementation plan for a gradual shift to CNG fuel utilization in PUVs and promote NGVs in Metro Manila and Luzon through the issuance of directives/orders providing preferential franchises in present day major routes and exclusive franchises to NGVs in newly opened routes, and other preferential incentives.
Date: February 24, 2004

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