2022 Annual Drive Electric Virginia Forum

On November 17th, 2022, Virginia Clean Cities in collaboration with Drive Electric Virginia hosted the second annual Drive Electric Virginia Forum, providing experts a platform to speak and answer questions about their respective industries. During the event, there was a wonderful array of perspectives on the future of electrification within the Commonwealth, ranging from the power ...

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Statement on the Passing of U.S. Representative McEachin

Virginia Clean Cities (VCC) staff and board members would like to express our sincere sympathy to the family, staff and constituents of U.S. Representative A. Donald McEachin on his recent passing.

As a longtime public servant for the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation, Representative McEachin served as a role model to us all. He demonstrated unwavering advocacy for families and underserved communities. 

He always ...

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EPA Seeks Feedback on Inflation Reduction Act Programs

The U.S. EPA has announced initial public engagement and input opportunities for a subset of new and existing programs funded by the Inflation Reduction Act. These programs, which include funding for air quality and climate projects addressing clean energy, transportation, methane emissions and climate super-pollutants, will combat the climate crisis, protect public health and advance environmental justice. 

The EPA’s engagement ...

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Demand for Gas Soars As Record Profits Seen by Oil Corporations

Major Gas Corporations. From Blogspot.

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its ensuing international energy crisis allowed for crude oil producers such as Chevron and Exxon to gouge gasoline prices. These higher prices led to record profits for oil corporations, with CBS News reporting that Exxon Mobil earned $112 billion in total quarterly revenue, double that of the previous year. They additionally report Chevron made ...

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Technology Happy Hour: Green Operator Program

On September 15th, the Virginia Clean Cities Technology Happy Hour featured the Green Operator Program. The Green Operator Program is the Port of Virginia’s clean engine program, administered by the Port of Virginia, EcoLogix, and Virginia Clean Cities. The program provides rebates of up to $30,000 toward the purchase of a drayage truck with a 2014 or newer engine to operators serving the port of Virginia.

During this session, Ecologix’s Senior Associate, Ed Mihalski, shared an overview ...

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Benefits of Renewable Propane and Dimethyl Ether (DME)

Video provided by PERC with information about Renewable Propane and DME

Traditional propane is already a reliable and clean method of producing energy in everything from school buses to grills, but the development of Renewable Propane mixed with Dimethyl-Ether perform even cleaner with the same reliability! And not only will its carbon emissions be reduced, but is ...

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