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Chicago Area Now Meets Federal Air Quality Standard for Fine Particulate Matter

CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2019 – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved the State of Illinois’ request to formally redesignate the Chicago area to attainment of the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for fine particulate matter. Recent air monitoring data show the entire Chicago area now meets the national standard set to protect public

Chicagoland Businesses, Municipalities Have Chance to Learn About Electric Trucks, Utility Vehicles

WOOD DALE, Ill., Aug. 12, 2019 – Electric vehicles aren’t only being considered by consumers. Businesses and municipalities also are looking at the future of transportation, and planning what they will need to efficiently operate in the coming years. With that in mind, Chicago Area Clean Cities, a nonprofit coalition focused on educating commercial and

Biodiesel Event Helps Fleets Save Money, Promotes Clean Air in Illinois

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., July 9, 2019 — Breathing clean air shouldn’t be a luxury. That’s why partners across the Chicago area are joining in a special biodiesel education event to help ensure clean air is available for residents of Illinois. On July 17, Chicago Area Clean Cities and the B20 Club will jointly host Truck Stop Coffee Talk:

Clean Vehicle Tech to be Featured at Green Drives Conference on May 16

CHICAGO, March 4, 2019 – Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition invites commercial and government fleets, community leaders, and the public to attend its eighth annual Green Drives Conference and Expo on Thursday, May 16, at the Northern Illinois University Conference Center in Naperville, Illinois. “Green Drives is one of

Pace Named Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean Cities

CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2019 – Pace Suburban Bus has been named Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean Cities (CACC), a nonprofit coalition dedicated to promoting clean-vehicles and clean-air solutions for transportation in the Chicago area impacting nearly nine million people. Pace provides public transit services to the residents of 284 municipalities in Cook, Will,

Chicago Area Clean Cities Recognizes Top Green Fleets

CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2019 – The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition today announced its Green Fleet Leadership Award winners, recognizing companies and government agencies that are leading in the adoption of alternative fuels and clean-vehicle technologies for their fleets. This year’s winners include: ComEd, Chicago Park District, Chicago Transit Authority, City of Chicago, Village of

Electric Vehicle Test Drives Offered at 2019 Chicago Auto Show

CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2019 – Consumers attending the 2019 Chicago Auto Show, Feb. 9-18, will get a chance to test-drive electric and hybrid-electric plug-in vehicles, including the 2019 Nissan LEAF and 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid. The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition, a nonprofit coalition focused on clean-transportation solutions for the six-county Chicago area, is hosting

Electric Vehicle Project Charges Ahead in Midwest, Gives Consumers a Chance to Test Drive EVs

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Jan. 31, 2019 – More than 90,000 people have participated in the American Lung Association’s Midwest EVOLVE project, a seven-state program launched two years ago to promote the performance and clean-air advantages of electric vehicles. Midwest EVOLVE and its partners have held or participated in more than 190 events across the Midwest

Chicago Area Clean Cities Elects Leaders in Clean Air, Clean Vehicles to its Board

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 22, 2019 – Chicago Area Clean Cities (CACC) today announced the election of representatives from the American Lung Association, Nissan, Cummins, Inc., Exelon Corporation, and the Forest Preserves of Cook County to its executive board. New CACC board members include: Angela Tin, national senior director, Clean Air Initiatives, American Lung Association Cynthia

Chicago Area Clean Cities and West Chicago Fire Protection District Provide Alternative Fuels Training for First Responders

WEST CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 9, 2018 – Chicago Area Clean Cities and the West Chicago Fire Protection District teamed up today to provide training for first responders to learn how to handle incidents involving alternative-fuel vehicles. The hands-on training allowed participants to learn how to respond to emergency events via simulated emergencies, using alt-fuel vehicles provided by

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