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November 6, 2013
Illinois: Ozinga Concrete Runs on Natural Gas and Opens Private Station

The trucks are part of a much larger Recovery Act project, which is expected to reduce 3.1 million GGE/year and 8,429 pounds of carbon dioxide per year.

November 6, 2013
New Jersey: Atlantic City Jitneys Running on Natural Gas

EERE-funded project is estimated to reduce 1.76 million GGE/year and 607,364 pounds of carbon dioxide per year.

November 6, 2013
Three Pacific Coast States Join British Columbia to Combat Climate Change

California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia signed a regional agreement to strategically align policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote clean energy.

October 31, 2013
Argonne National Laboratory and U.S. Department of Energy Release AFLEET Tool

Calculator examines the environmental and economic costs
and benefits of alternative fuel and advanced vehicles

October 30, 2013
Eight States Plan for 3.3 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles by 2025

Governors from eight states - California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont - announced a groundbreaking initiative to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the roads in their states within

October 29, 2013
Energy Department Announces up to $4 Million for Advanced Hydrogen Storage

Up to $4 million in fiscal year 2014 funding will be made available for the continued development of advanced hydrogen storage systems and novel materials to provide adequate onboard storage for a wide range of applications including fuel cell ele

October 25, 2013
UPS to Expand Use of Liquefied Natural Gas

The long-time Clean Cities stakeholder will invest $50 million to build nine new LNG fueling stations. Thirteen new stations will be operational by the end of 2014.

October 23, 2013
Report: U.S. States Advancing Energy Efficiency

States have been essential to the progress the United States has made in using energy more efficiently, according to a new paper released by the National Governors Association.

October 23, 2013
DOT Awards University Transportation Centers $63 Million

The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) announced approximately $63 million in grants to 33 University Transportation Centers to advance research and education programs that address critical transportation challenges.

October 22, 2013
Clean Cities Coordinators and Stakeholders Awarded at the Green Fleet Conference and Expo

At the 2013 Green Fleet Conference and Expo, a number of Clean Cities coordinators and stakeholders received awards for their dedication to increasing the environmental sustainability of vehicle fleets.