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Media Advisory: Louisiana Clean Fuels to Honor Clean Fuel Champions at Fall Stakeholder Meeting and Annual Awards Ceremony, November 2, 2017

Media Advisory

Louisiana Clean Fuels to Honor Clean Fuel Champions at Fall Stakeholder Meeting and Annual Awards Ceremony, November 2, 2017                                                         

Baton Rouge, Louisiana / October 30, 2017 — Louisiana Clean Fuels, a designated Clean Cities Coalition, will honor 3 outstanding projects and 2 individuals at their Annual Clean Fuel Leader Awards on November 2, 2017 at the BRCC’s McKay Automotive Training Center.

What:      Annual Louisiana Clean Fuel Leader Awards and Fall Stakeholder Meeting?

Where:   BRCC’s McKay Automotive Training Center, Baton Rouge

When:     Thursday, November 2, 2017

  • 10:30 – 11:30,  Clean Fuels Updates
  • 11:30 – Noon, Keynote Presentation: “Making Clean Energy Safe: Cyber-Physical System Security for Smart Charging”.
  • Noon – 12:30, Lunch
  • 12:30 – 1:30, Clean Fuel Leader Awards

Who:       Master of Ceremonies:  Dr. Chuck Carr Brown, LDEQ Secretary and Keynote Presenter:  Raju Gottumukkala, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, College of Engineering, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

The Details: At this meeting we will also discuss updates on coalition activities, the VW settlement and share an update on the state’s clean fuel tax credits. The award ceremony is sponsored by UPS. This free event includes a hearty lunch sponsored by Republic Services and a keynote presentation by Raju Gottumukkala, Ph.D., “Making Clean Energy Safe: Cyber-Physical System Security for Smart Charging”. Registration and event information can be found on our website: http://louisianacleanfuels.org/meetinginfo.php

2017 Award Categories:

  • Rising Star
  • Innovative Project of the Year (Past winner: St. Landry Parish Solid Waste’s Landfill Gas program)
  • Resilience Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards (2)
  • Plus, other recognition awards for outstanding Louisiana fleets that reduce their emissions with alternative fuels and other fuel savings measures

Vehicles on display:

  • Propane 15 passenger Dodge Grand Caravan via Amerigas
  • Tesla Model S
  • Nissan Leaf
  • BMWi3

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About Louisiana Clean Fuels

Louisiana Clean Fuels (LCF) was established in 1997 as an affiliate of the United States Department of Energy (DOE) Clean Cities program and received designation April 11, 2000. LCF operates as a non-profit and receives additional support from the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources and its stakeholders. LCF is housed at the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources' Energy Division in downtown Baton Rouge.

Formerly the Greater Baton Rouge Clean Cities Coalition, LCF expanded its territory from the original Greater Baton Rouge 5-Parish ozone non-attainment area to 56 parishes, covering the remaining parishes in Louisiana - except for those parishes covered by our sister coalition, Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuel Partnership, namely: Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, and Tangipahoa.