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    Feedback Requested: Ability to Meet Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Buy America Requirements

    Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities (DFWCC) is seeking information on clean vehicle technologies that can comply with Buy America requirements set forth by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG)/DFWCC has a history of using FHWA Congestion ...

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    Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuel Partnership Transitions to New Leadership

    On December 17th, 2018, the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission (RPC) appointed Courtney Young to Director of our sister coalition, the Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuel Partnership (SLCFP). According to SLCFP's newsletter, "Courtney joined the Coalition in 2014 through the U.S. Department of En...

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    DOE, DOT Partner on Smart Transportation, Alt-Fuel Technologies

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) have announced a collaboration to accelerate the research, development, demonstration and deployment of smart transportation systems and alternative fuel technologies. According to the DOE’s release, the age...

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    U.S. Senate Passes Vehicle Innovation Act

    On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate approved the Vehicle Innovation Act (VIA) as part of a broader energy bill that passed, the Energy Policy Modernization Act. Authored by U.S. Sens. Gary Peters, D-Mich., Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., VIA promotes investments in research and ...

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    Entergy News Room | Entergy Louisiana Among Louisiana Clean Fuel Leader Award Winners

    Entergy Louisiana Among Louisiana Clean Fuel Leader Award Winners LAFAYETTE, La. – Entergy Louisiana, LLC was among the companies honored by Louisiana Clean Fuels for its work to reduce emissions from its vehicle fleet. The company received the Utility Fleet of the Year award during the rece...

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    DOE Announces Webinars on Electric Vehicle Charging at Colleges, a Hydrogen Leak Detector, and More

    DOE Announces Webinars on Electric Vehicle Charging at Colleges, a Hydrogen Leak Detector, and More The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Higher Ed Plug-in Electric Vehicle Charging Webinar," on Thursday, March 10, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Join ...

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    ACT Expo Webinar Series | Preparing Your Shop for Alternative Fuel Vehicles

    Join the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo and the National Alternative Fuel Training Consortium (NAFTC) for two complimentary webinars to learn how fleets can prepare key stakeholders and maintenance facilities ...

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    NREL Finds Electric Buses Extremely Efficient

    A new analysis of a recent 12-vehicle Proterra electric bus demonstration (put on by Foothill Transit in California) by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory has found that these buses possess an average fuel economy roughly 4 times higher than that of baseline CNG buses. The exact comparison ...

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    Vehicle Technologies Office Issues Notice of Intent for Program Wide Funding Opportunity Announcement

    The Vehicle Technologies Office has issued a Notice of Intent (No. DE-FOA-0001462) to make interested parties aware of its plan to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “FY 2016 Vehicle Technologies Program-Wide Funding Opportunity Announcement.” The information contain...

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    Louisiana Clean Fuels Board Election Results

    Thank you to all of the Lousiana Clean Fuels Members who participated in the LCF Board of Directors election! Per LCF bylaws, 9 of the 11 seats were open for election; 7 incumbents were on the ballot. All dues paying members and members of the LCF Board of Directors received a ballot. Four inc...

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    National Biodiesel Board Commends EPA and Obama Administration For Increasing RFS Biodiesel Volumes

    National Biodiesel Board Commends EPA and Obama Administration For Increasing RFS Biodiesel Volumes Washington — The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) applauded the Obama administration Monday for reducing America’s dependence on high-carbon fossil fuels by raising biodiesel volumes ...

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    WBRZ: New "green" dorm for purple and gold LSU

    BATON ROUGE - Some incoming LSU students get to experience the newest in living arrangements with an eco-friendly dorm. Cypress Hall is the first dormitory hall that's trying to go "green." It's a new dorm built from the ground-up with recycled products and designed to be energy efficient. From sol...

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    EPA Tightens Standards for Landfills to Reduce Emissions of Methane

    USNews.com:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has tightened standards for the nation's landfills to reduce emissions of methane and other harmful air pollutants. EPA estimates the new rules announced Friday as part of President Obama's Climate Action Plan will reduce methane from decomposing ...

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    NGT News: Louisiana CNG Station Reopens After Major Facelift

    Louisiana Clean Fuels members Sparq Natural Gas and Entergy, along with Lavigne Oil Co., have completed site upgrades and facility improvements at an existing compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Baton Rouge, La. Last November, Sparq announced it was spearheading the upgrade and expansio...

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