Natural gas stations are being set up in response to rising fuel costs.
New Jersey motorists who own natural gas vehicles will have more places to fill up.
State regulators have approved a plan for New Jersey Natural Gas to spend up to $10 million to build five to seven natural gas refueling stations. The average residential customer will pay $3.50 a year for the program.
New Jersey has five natural gas filling stations. There are two in Atlantic City and one each in Newark, Camden and Glassboro.
Only Honda sells natural gas vehicles in the U.S.
New Jersey Natural gas CEO Laurence Downes tells the Asbury Park Press the company has the opportunity to grow the economy and protect the environment.