Mammoth Cave National Park rolls out new additions to its alternative fuel fleet
Contact: Vickie Carson, 270-758-2192
WHEN: Friday April 27, 10:15 A.M. CDT
WHERE: Mammoth Cave National Park Visitor Center, 1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky
WHAT: The U.S. Department of Energy-Clean Cities Program and the National Park Service unveil a unique partnership that complements the mission of each agency - energy independence, preserving natural and historic resources, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Through this partnership, Mammoth Cave National Park celebrates the expansion of its alternative fuels and advanced technologies fleet. Mammoth Cave National Park is the first national park to receive funding through this partnership.
Did You Know?
In 1841, cave owner Dr. John Croghan believed the cave air might cure his patients suffering from tuberculosis. He brought 16 patients into Mammoth Cave that winter and housed them in stone and wood huts. After some perished, they left the cave, for of course the cave air offered no cure.