A fuel mixture is disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, an alternative gaseous fuel for operating a combustion engine includes approximately 21 to 50% Hydrogen and the rest natural gas constituants such as combinations of Methane, Carbon Dioxide, Nitrogen, Ethane, Propane, Iso-Butane, N-Butane, Iso Pentane, N-Pentane, and Hexanes Plus. Current production engines without any substantial modifications can take this alternative fuel. This alternative fuel is lean burning and emits emissions that are below current legal standards.
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Hoekstra, Robert; Collier, R. K.; Hahn, Douglas; and Mulligan, David, "Hydrogen Enriched Natural Gas as a Clean Motor Fuel (CONTINUATION OF 7863 ABANDONED)" (1997). UCF Patents. 253.