Sep
11

VW Settlement: Proposed Environmental Mitigation Trust Agreement Filed with Court

On September 6th, the U.S. Department of Justice submitted a proposed Volkswagen (VW) Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust Agreement to the U.S. District Court in Northern California. The proposed agreement includes revisions to the Environmental Mitigation Trust portion of the First and Second Partial Consent Decrees of the VW Settlement. The Trust Effective Date has not …

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Aug
30

Cummins Reveals All-Electric Class 7 Truck

With Tesla ready to roll out its Tesla Semi in September, Cummins stole a bit of the Silicon Valley company’s thunder by unveiling its own all electric Class 7 electric truck on August 29. Cummins does not make trucks, it makes the powertrains that make them go. The trucking industry needs a large variety of …

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Jul
10

Phillips Energy, Harris Garage Team Up on Propane Autogas Fleet Conversions

Phillips Energy Inc., a fuel-related energy provider in southeastern Virginia, says it has partnered with regional automotive repair facility Harris Garage Inc. to help area fleet operators convert vehicles to run on propane autogas. As reported, the companies will work to help fleet operators take advantage of government incentives and achieve the significant long-term economic …

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Jul
06

Renewable Natural Gas Coalition Confident Industry Growth and Project Data Will Prevail in Face of Down RVO Proposal

Washington, DC – The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) expressed continued optimism and confidence in U.S. Cellulosic Biofuel production and value in the face of a Draft Renewable Fuel Volume Standard (RVO) for cellulosic biofuel in 2018 that is 73 million gallons below the 2017 RVO. “Renewable Natural Gas [RNG] is the predominant …

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Jul
06

EPA Proposes RFS Volumes Reflective of Market Realities for 2018

EPA Starting Technical Analysis to Inform Future Reset Rules WASHINGTON – (July 5, 2017) Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a proposed rule setting the minimum amount of renewable fuels that must be supplied to the market in calendar year 2018 under the Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) program. Today’s action proposes volume requirements …

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Jun
26

Fredericksburg installs Electric Vehicle charging station in downtown garage

FREDERICKSBURG – The City of Fredericksburg has installed an Electric Vehicle charging station in the downtown garage that is available to the public at no cost. The Level 2 charging station is located on the top level of the Sophia Street Parking Garage at 600 Sophia St. The station – a Schneider Electric EVlink basic …

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Jun
23

First Electrify America Charging Stations Open

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FIRST ELECTRIFY AMERICA CHARGING STATIONS OPEN IN THE WASHINGTON, D.C. METRO AREA; 50 STATIONS TO OPEN IN 10 CITIES BY SEPTEMBER HERNDON, Virginia (JUNE 22, 2017) – Washington, D.C. area drivers can now charge their electric vehicles (EV) at upgraded fast charging stations at eight locations across Maryland and Virginia. In cooperation with EVgo Services …

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Jun
21

Question of the Month: What’s new for Clean Cities mobile tools and resources?

Answer: Two new mobile tools have recently become available: Station Locator app for Android: Android users can now access the Station Locator app through the Google Play store. As with the original iPhone app version, users can access the Station Locator from their mobile device and find the 20 closest stations within a 30-mile radius. Results display …

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Jun
07

Michigan State University Electric Vehicle Owners Survey

Michigan State Michigan State University is currently conducting a survey of electric car owners to better understand electric vehicle purchasing decisions and any challenges owners face with charging their EVs. The results will help MSU’s research team develop sustainable options for EV charging. The survey is national in scope and is broken into two parts: …

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May
30

1 Billion Miles on E15

American Drivers Surpass 1 Billion Miles on Earth-kind, Engine-Smart E15 Saving up to $72 Million by End of 2017 Cleaner-burning, high-octane E15 has fueled more than 1 billion miles for American motorists around the country WASHINGTON, DC — American consumers have helped E15 – a fuel containing 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline – …

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