Entries Tagged as Emissions

Electric Vehicles make sense for Alabama drivers

June 15, 2018

As many as 50 million Americans are about to flip the switch over to electric automobiles with their next purchase, according to the American Automobile Association. A recent survey conducted by the AAA found that popularity of electric cars is trending upwards. With infrastructure and availability all here, Alabama can lead the charge toward electric vehicles.

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Tags: Electric · Emissions · EV CHARGING · Hybrid · VEHICLES · Workplace Charging




Propane "Autogas Answers" Workshop - July 18th

May 10, 2018

Plan now to attend this educational event. The workshop will be a wonderful opportunity to gain in-depth, and actionable, information about propane autogas...an economical, safe and clean domestic alternative transportation fuel that is powering many fleets in Alabama and across the U.S.A.

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Tags: Emissions · Events · Propane · TRAINING · VEHICLES




$40 Million Diesel Emission Reduction Program Funds Now Available

April 27, 2018

Request for Proposals Now Open

Deadline for proposals: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is excited to announce the availability of approximately $40 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Program (DERA) funds to support projects aimed at reducing emissions from the nation's existing fleet of older diesel engines. Under this competition, between 20 and 80 awards are anticipated to be made to eligible applicants.

Eligible applicants include regional, state, local or tribal agencies, or port authorities, with jurisdiction over transportation or air quality. Nonprofit organizations may apply if they provide pollution reduction or educational services to diesel fleet owners or have, as their principal purpose, the promotion of transportation or air quality.

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Emissions · Ethanol · HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES · Incentives · LNG · LPG · Propane · VEHICLES




A $25.5 Million CNG, Propane and Electric Opportunity in Alabama

March 09, 2018

                                          

ADECA has been designated by Governor Ivey to administer the Volkswagen Settlement in Alabama.  $25.5M will be available to the state for transportation projects that reduce emissions in the state. ADECA is holding regional Public Information and Listening Sessions throughout the state in the next few weeks (see attached schedule) to provide information about the settlement and gather input for the development of a spending plan for the funds. 

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Tags: CNG · Electric · Emissions · EV CHARGING · Events · HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES · Hybrid · Incentives · LNG · LPG · Propane




Read Our New Newsletter - The Ripple!

February 16, 2018

The Winter edition of the Ripple is filled with articles about projects and activities that strive to achieve our objectives and "make it happen".  We are also pleased to welcome new members to ACFC!

We hope you enjoy reading the 4-page Ripple! 

Click on the link below to read a PDF copy of the Ripple 
We welcome your comments and suggestions for upcoming editions of the Ripple.
 

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Tags: Biodiesel · CLEAN CORRIDORS · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Emissions · Ethanol · EV CHARGING · Events · Fuel Taxes · HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES · Hybrid · Legislation · LNG · LPG