H.R. 2202 would adjust the federal highway excise tax on LNG to make it equal to that of diesel fuel. According to NGVAmerica, both diesel and LNG are taxed at 24.3 cents per gallon. Because it takes 1.7 gals. of LNG to equal the energy content of a gallon of diesel, the result is a tax rate that is 70% higher for LNG, the organization said
The legislation changes the way LNG is taxed from a volume (gallon) to an energy content (diesel gallon equivalent) basis. Click here for the fleetowner.com article.