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Utah joins 14-state partnership to advance infrastructure for electric vehicles

By: David Wells , Lexie Johnson Posted at 12:02 PM, May 03, 2021 and last updated 12:12 PM, May 03, 2021 SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is joining 13 other states, the Department of Energy, and special interest groups…

NASEO Releases Electric Vehicle Charging Needs Assessment

Utah Clean Cities Coalition and National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) release the “Electric Vehicle Charging Needs Assessment,” a report that identifies needs and opportunities for electric vehicle (EV) fast charging in…

Natural Gas School Buses Reward District with Fuel Savings & Breathing Cleaner Air

Every day, Utah’s fleet of 2,987 school buses provide transportation to 195,000 children. Out of this amount, which includes 41 school districts and charter schools, the vast majority run on diesel. To reduce emissions and adopt alternative…

Utah Transit Showcases Success with CNG Buses & Plans To Expand with New Garage Facility

The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) provides public transportation throughout the Wasatch Front of Utah, including neighboring communities of Ogden, Park City, Provo, Salt Lake City and Tooele. In 2013, UTA officially adopted alternative sources…
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Do Yourself A Favor: ‘Turn Your Key, Be Idle Free!’

Brinley Wilson, Utah Clean Cities What Is Idling?  Idling is running a vehicle’s propulsion engine when the vehicle isn’t moving. While idling can be difficult to avoid or even necessary for some vehicles, such as to provide a source…
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CNG Fuels Utah's Disposal Services, Saves Half Fuel Costs

ACE Recycling and Disposal is one of the largest independent waste haulers in the western United States and has become known as a leader in cutting-edge green technologies. In 2008, the company adopted alternative fuels and now has a fleet of…
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UCC Statement of Solidarity in Racial Justice, Equity and Accessibility

UCC Statement of Solidarity in Racial Justice, Equity and Accessibility Utah Clean Cities acknowledges and condemns racism, racially motivated violence and discrimination in all of its forms. We support and demand justice among communities…
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Blue Sky Message for Green Fleets and Zero Emissions

A Blue Sky Message for Green Fleets and Zero Emissions~   As the air cleared and the roads managed a decreased flow of traffic, Utah saw blue skies and reduced emissions. The Utah Clean Cities team and our committed stakeholders are on…
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Monitoring the Novel COVID-19 Pandemic

To our valued Clean Cities Members, Stakeholders and Colleagues: The Utah Clean Cities Team is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and understands that these are trying times. It is the priority of our organization to keep our coalition…
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Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Resilience

By Brinley Wilson, Utah Clean Cities  The concepts of emergency resiliency and preparedness are of critical importance to Utah Clean Cities. As a coalition, we believe incorporating biodiesel, electric, natural gas, and propane vehicles into…
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Federal Alternative Fuel Tax Credits Summary

Please see below for an overview of all the federal alternative fuel tax credits that have been retroactively extended. For the latest information on laws and incentives, we recommend periodically checking the AFDC Laws and Incentives database…

Utah Clean Cities Coalition Nominated as UCAIR Clean Air Community Partner of the Year 

We are beyond honored to accept the Community Partner of the Year Award from UCAIR and Governor Herbert. For over 25 years, Utah Clean Cities has worked tirelessly to support transitions to advance fuels and clean transportation systems. To…

Utah Clean Cities Presentation at the Intermountain Sustainability Summit

Road Map Proposal: The Transportation Revolution Speaker: David Christensen, Utah State University; Royal DeLegge, Salt Lake City ; Kurt Salloux, Pinecreek Ventures Moderator: Tammie Bostick, Utah Clean Cities Location: Wildcat Theater,…
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Transportation Energy Partners interview with UCC's Tammie Bostick

Tammie Bostick, Vice President of Operations for Transportation Energy Partners and Executive Director of Utah Clean Cities, talks about why TEP matters and why the work that it does matters for Clean Cities coalitions and folks around the…