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2018 Louisiana Clean Fuels Award Ceremony

And the winners are...

LCF is happy to share the award winners from the Annual Clean Fuel Leader Awards with you! Want to see if your fleet has what it takes to be a Clean Fuel Leader? Email Tyler Herrmann to learn more about our Green Fleet Certificaiton program and our Annual Report.

 

2018 Katry Martin Award:

Faltery "F.J." Jolivette – As the operator of St. Landry Parish Solid Waste's landfill gas to renewable natural gas facility, F.J. has been an integral part of the renewable natural gas industry for many years. His incredible work at St. Landry has been recognized across the nation and internationally – he recently gave a presentation in Africa on the use of landfill gas as a vehicle fuel! His industry leadership has kept St. Landry's project thriving since 2012 and he truly exemplifies the qualities that were so well loved in Katry Martin.

2018 Clean Fuel Champion:

Republic Services – Year after year, Republic Services has made incredible strides towards reducing fuel use and emissions. In 2017 alone, Republic Services reduced their petroleum use by 2.4 million gasoline-gallon equivalents and reduced their greenhouse gas emissions by 19,000 tons! They achieved these amazing reductions by using natural gas vehicles, reducing idling time, and training their drivers to operate more efficiently.

2018 Rising Star:

Stone Oil – Hitting the ground running with their "Green Initiative," Stone Oil has taken a multi-pronged approach to reducing fuel use and emissions. Repowering the majority of their engines and generators to run on biodiesel and using shore power for their shipping vessels, Stone Oil offset 861,456 gasoline-gallon equivalents of petroleum and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 10,640.5 tons!

2018 Trail Blazer:

SporTran – A first for Louisiana, SporTran now operates a 100% alternative fuel fleet! SporTran uses only CNG and electric buses in their fleet, and have resultingly reduced their greenhouse gas emissions by 1,532.9 tons and their petroleum use by 558,122 gasoline-gallon equivalents in 2017 alone! Not only have they done the incredible by switching to 100% alternative fuels – their CEO, Dinero Washington, has also been a leader in helping other fleets to move in the same direction.

2018 Utility of the Year:

Entergy – Entergy has a very diverse approach to reducing petroleum use and greenhouse gas emissions, utilizing E85, electric, and hybrid-electric vehicles, as well as route optimization and idle reduction technologies. The combination of all of these methods has resulted in the offset of 171,987 gasoline-gallon equivalents of petroleum and 1,176.9 tons of greenhouse gas emissions in 2017!

Top Performing School District:

Lafourche Parish School District – Lafourche School District has implemented the use of propane school buses across their fleet in order to provide cleaner air for their citizens, and more importantly, the children who ride those school buses every day. In 2017, they offset 43,603 gasoline-gallon equivalents of petroleum and the production of 17.1 tons of greenhouse gas emissions.

 

2018 Top Performing Fleets / Runners Up:

Waste Management - Through judicious use of CNG vehicles Waste Management offset 276.2 tons of greenhouse gas emissions and the use of 327,978 gasoline-gallon equivalents of petroleum in 2017. 

Ferrel Gas - Through their use of heavy duty propane vehicles and idle reduction technologies, Ferrel Gas offset their greenhouse gas emissions by 975.9 tons and reduced their petroleum consumption by 80,346 gasoline-gallon equivalents in 2017 alone.

Ivan Smith Furniture - Using a fleet of CNG vehicles with idle reduction technologies and operating CNG fueling stations, Ivan Smith Furnature reduced their greenhouse gas emissions by 191.1 tons and their petroleum consumption by 119,430 gasoline-gallon equivalents in 2017.

St. Landry Parish Solid Waste - Operating a landfill gas to renewable natural gas station and utilizing a fleet of CNG vehicles, St. Landry Parish Solid Waste offset 1,748.1 tons of greenhouse gas emissions and 269,266 gasoline-gallon equivalents of petroleum in 2017.

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