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 ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
The US market has access to all kinds of fuel types including natural gas, electric, bio-diesel, and gasoline. Renewable ethanol-gasoline is especially prevalent in the United States, with there being a few different variations of the fuel. Most ethanol-gasoline mixtures are labeled ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
Has your company been hard at work to reduce its environmental footprint and a drive to preserve the our green and blue planet? Did you develop an effective technique to combat or reverse environmental damage? Do you want recognition for these achievements?
Consider applying for the 2023 Governor’s Environmental Excellence ...Continue Reading →
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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 ...Continue Reading →