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    Former LCF Member in the News: Blue Bird Delivers Record 15,000th Propane Bus

    Originally posted as a Bluebird Press Release Growing trend toward alternative fuel has resulted in cost savings, environmental advantages for school districts NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (October 22, 2019) — The 18 buses delivered to Newport News Public Schools may look ordinary, but a unique fuel po...

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    LCF Member in the News: Republic Services Expands Natural Gas-Powered Fleet

    Originally posted by PR Newswire | Yahoo Finance | October 17, 2019 | Original Article More Than 3,100 Vehicles Will Run on Alternative Fuels by the End of 2019 PHOENIX, Oct. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) announced today the continued expansion of its natural gas...

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    LCF Member in the News: UPS To Add 6,000 Natural Gas Vehicles Over Next 3 Years

    Following its decision to purchase 230 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) to use between 2020 and 2026, UPS Inc (NYSE: UPS) is acquiring vehicles to use the fuel. Big Brown announced on Oct. 9, 2019, that it deploy 6,000 natural-gas powered trucks star...

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    LCF in the News: Louisiana Clean Fuels Honors Fleets Across the State

    Originally posted by Betsy Lillian | NGT News | October 16, 2019 | Original Article Louisiana Clean Fuels (LCF) announced the winners of the Clean Fuel Leader Awards on Wednesday evening, Oct. 9, at a welcome reception held in conjunction with the Clean Fuels Summit. LCF, a designated U.S. Departm...

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    LCF in the News: Talk Louisiana for October 3rd

    Originally posted by Jim Engster | Talk Louisiana | October 3, 2019 | Original Article Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon assesses his reelection quest against the challenge of Tim Temple. Donelon has served 13 years in his current post. Advocate Capitol Bureau Chief Mark Ballard comments on the el...

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    LCF in the News: What’s Happening at the Upcoming Clean Fuels Summit in Louisiana

    Originally posted by Betsy Lillian | NGT News | October 2, 2019 | Original Article The Clean Fuels Summit, hosted by Louisiana Clean Fuels and the Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuel Partnership, is coming to NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La., on Oct. 10. The event will feature a ride and drive on...

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    LCF in the News: Electric cars displayed during Louisiana Electric Vehicle Roadshow in Gonzales

    Originally posted by Advocate Staff | The Advocate | October 2, 2019 | Original Article Local electric vehicle drivers and enthusiasts lined up at Tanger Outlet on Sept. 21. The event was part of both the fifth annual National Drive Electric Week and the Louisiana Electric Vehicle Roadshow. ...

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    LCF in the News: Louisiana Clean Fuels Has A Master Plan for EV Charging

    Originally posted by Johnna Crider | CleanTechnica | September 25, 2019 | Original Article Louisiana Clean Fuels, an independent nonprofit affiliated with the US Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program, is helping Louisiana electric vehicle owners by creating a ma...

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    LCF in the News: Another Fun Louisiana National Drive Electric Week Event

    Originally posted by Johnna Crider | CleanTechnica | September 22, 2019 | Original Article Louisiana hosted several National Drive Electric Week events, and I got to go to two of them, the Abita Springs one last week and the Gonzales one today. In Gonzales, Plugin Louisiana and Louisiana ...

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    LCF Member in the News: SWEPCO Parent AEP Accelerates Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reduction Target

    Originally posted as an AEP News Release | September 10, 2019 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 10, 2019 - American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is cutting carbon dioxide emissions faster than anticipated and has revised its 2030 reduction target to 70 percent from 2000 levels. The company’s previous targe...

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    LCF Member News: Cummins and UC San Diego launches study on recycling EV batteries into energy storage

    Originally posted by HJ Mai | August 28, 2019 | Utility Dive | Original Article With the expected uptick in EV adoption over the next few years, companies around the world are looking for ways to repurpose used EV batteries that can have up to a decade of life left in them, and energy storag...

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    LCF Former Member in the News: Electric busmaker Proterra gears up for new market: commercial trucks

    Originally posted by Katie Fehrenbacher | August 7, 2019 | GreenBiz | Original Article Electric bus maker Proterra is looking to sell its vehicle battery systems, powertrain tech and charging infrastructure to some new buyers: commercial truck and heavy-duty vehicle makers. It marks a brand ...

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    LCF in the News: How an odd source of funding is helping Louisiana schools replace old diesel buses

    Originally posted by Ellyn Couvillion | August 27, 2019 | The Advocate | Original Article The Ascension Parish school district had planned to buy five new diesel school buses over the next year at a cost of $500,000 to replace buses beyond repair. But, thanks to an unusual funding source, th...

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    Study Finds Propane School Buses Emit Significantly Less NOX Compared to Diesel

    Originally published by Emily Holbrook | August 5, 2019 | Energy Manager Today | Original Article According to a study commissioned by the Washington, DC-based Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), NOX emissionsmeasured from propane autogas school buses were...

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    Five Reasons to Consider Electrification

    Originally posted by Allison Transmission | August 1, 2019 | Heavy Duty Trucking | Original Article Most people in the on-highway transportation industry have heard electrification is coming to commercial vehicles (CVs), and while it is still application dependent, everyone seems to ...

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    Proterra Launches Proterra Powered™ Vehicle Electrification Solutions

    Originally posted as a Proterra press release | Aug. 6, 2019 | Original Article PROTERRA LAUNCHES PROTERRA POWERED™ VEHICLE ELECTRIFICATION SOLUTIONS TO ENABLE OEMS TO BUILD HIGH-PERFORMANCE EVS FOR COMMERCIAL FLEETS Offering leverages Proterra’s proven EV expertise and industry...

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    LCF Member in the News: 10 questions for Cummins' head of electrification

    Originally published by Katie Fehrenbacher | July 16, 2019 | GreenBiz | Original Article Cummins, the giant engine and powertrain maker based in Columbus, Indiana, turned 100 this year. Over the last century it's become a dominant player in delivering diesel engines and gear to its partners such ...

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    Thomas Built Buses Rolls out New Propane Autogas Option

    Originally posted by Betsy Lillian | July 12, 2019 | NGT News | Original Article Thomas Built Buses Inc. has introduced the Saf-T-Liner C2 propane autogas school bus equipped with the new Driveforce 8.8L LPG engine, produced by Powertrain Solutions Integration. According to Thomas Built Buses, t...

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    A Georgia State study says diesel school bus fumes drive down test scores

    Originally posted by Ty Tagami | July 18, 2019 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Article For decades, schools have put their students on buses that belch diesel fumes, despite mounting evidence about the ill effects of the exhaust, especially on young, developing lungs. Now, as parents c...

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    Republic Services sets waste industry's most ambitious climate goal yet

    Originally posted as a press release from Republic Services | July 19, 2019 Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today announced its next-generation sustainability strategy, which includes seven ambitious, long-term goals designed to address critical global macrotrends related to the Company's most ...

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