The New York Times profiled Backstreet Boys star Kevin Richardson’s conversion of his 2004 GMC Yukon sport utility vehicle to run on compressed natural gas, a domestically produced fuel that is less polluting than gasoline. The conversion was done by Evo Transportation, a company started by two former entertainment industry executives, David Young and Seth Seaberg, costing the singer $10,000. “I didn’t want to be a hypocrite anymore,” said Richardson, who operates an environmental foundation called Just Within Reach. “I want to walk the walk if I’m going to talk the talk.” Read more, including a photo of Richardson fueling his SUV, here.
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