(KYTX) - Gregg County celebrated the opening of its first compressed natural gas station, but more stations are coming soon.
Independence fuel systems opened its first station on Pittman St. three weeks ago, but held a ribbon cutting Monday. The station is a block away from I-20 and Eastman Rd.
"If you look at our price line, you'll see why it makes sense, especially with the price of diesel going up this week, again. It's half of gasoline and diesel, or greater."
Thiessen said the company plans to build stations on Hwy 42 and on Loop 281 in Gregg County and a natural gas station on the Loop at Hwy 59 South in Carthage.