Clean Fuel News

    New Orleans RTA secures grant for 19 new biodiesel-powered buses

    Originally posted by Jessica Williams | December 2, 2019 | The New Orleans Advocate | Original Article A new fleet of buses will soon be rolling along the streets of New Orleans. The Regional Transit Authority has been awarded a $7.2 million federal grant to buy 19 new 35-foot buses, the agency an...

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    Florida Officials Share Strategy for Introducing Electric, Alternative-Fuel School Buses

    Originally posted by Taylor Hannon | December 3, 2019 | School Transportation News | Original Article The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is in the first phase of replacing older diesel buses with electric or alternative fuel school buses in Florida via the Volkswagen Mitigation...

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    Electric-Car Battery Prices Dropped 13% in 2019, Will reach $100/kwh in 2023

    Originally posted by Bengt Halvorson | December 6, 2019 | Green Car Reports | Original Article Although electric cars haven’t quite taken off in the 2010s the way some had anticipated, sheer economics are pointing to the 2020s as the time when EVs will find that market fever pitch. ...

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    House Passes Bill That Includes Alternative Fuel Tax Credits

    Originally posted by Michael Bates | December 17, 2019 | NGT News | Original Article The House this week passed a tax extenders package that includes an extension of the $0.50/gallon alternative fuel excise tax credit, along with other measures important to the clean-fuel transportation indust...

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    LCF Member in the News: RNG Coalition announces SMART Initiative

    Originally posted by Canadian Biomass | December 9, 2019 | Original Article The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) announced the Sustainable Methane Abatement and Recycling Timeline (SMART) Initiative at the RNG 2019 conference last week in Dana Point, Cal., casting the vision for ...

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    Turning Landfill Gas Into Renewable Natural Gas

    Originally posted by Johnna Crider | November 2, 2019 | Clean Technica | Original Article Landfill gas is created by landfills, which account for 16% of the human-caused (anthropogenic) methane emissions in America. This is not what many people worry about when they think of greenhouse ga...

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    IMO 2020: What Fleets Need to Know and How to Prepare

    Originally posted by Bill Zobel | December 6, 2019 | ACTNews | Original Article Will the looming IMO 2020 sulfur regulation impact domestic diesel prices? How on-road fleets can turn to domestically produced fuels to avoid price volatility. Original post sponsored by Trillium There’s m...

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    Manure, trash and wastewater: U.S. utilities get dirty in climate fight

    Originally posted by Nichola Groom | Reuters | Original Article PIXLEY, Calif. (Reuters) - Joey Airoso has always been proud of his cows, whose milk goes into the butter sold by national dairy company Land O'Lakes. Now he has something new to brag about: the vast amounts of gas produced b...

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    FHWA Alt Fuel Corridor Designations: 2019/Round 4 Request for Nominations Open

    The Request For Nominations (RFN) for Round 4 of the FAST Act Section 1413 Alt Fuel Corridor Designation process has been issued by FHWA.  Similar to last year, this RFN was issued directly to the FHWA Division Offices, which are located in each state.  The FHWA Division Offices will forw...

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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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