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Nissan LEAF Discount Ends March 31
South Shore Clean Cities and NIPSCO have teamed up to offer a generous discount on the Nissan LEAF. 

Through March 31 Nissan will offer Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) employees and qualifying customers a special price on its 2016 and 2017 Nissan LEAFs.

Click Here to view special pricing or c ontact Ryan Lisek at
219-644-3690 or
RLisek@SouthShoreCleanCities.org for details.
Choose Green as Our Legacy
Our company recently moved to a new location in downtown Crown Point, and we quickly embraced our new home as our own.

In our first days in the new office, our staff went to lunch together on the square and discussed the abundant sense of community and pride among the merchants and patrons. Images of bulldogs - the Crown Point High School mascot - are prevalent as are signs on bulletin boards for church functions, fundraisers for neighbors in need and city-sponsored events.

Click Here to read full column.

Source: Carl Lisek, NWI Times. March 7, 2017
MotorWeek , UPS, NTEA & Automakers to Speak at Green Drive$ on May 18  
The Lake Michigan Consortium - a partnership between Clean Cities coalitions from Chicago, Wisconsin and Northern Indiana - will host the 2017 Green Drive$ Conference and Expo at Northern Illinois University's Conference Center in Naperville, Ill., on Thursday, May 18.

Speakers and highlights of this year's program include:
  • John Davis, the Emmy┬« Award-winning host of MotorWeek, television's longest-running automotive series.
  • Doyle Sumrall, managing director, NTEA - The Association for the Work Truck Industry.
  • Carlton Rose, president, Global Fleet Maintenance and Engineering, and Michael G. Britt Sr., director of Maintenance and Engineering, International Operations, of United Parcel Service will highlight the company's "Rolling Laboratory" of green vehicles.
  • Advanced technologies, electric vehicles and alternative fuels will be showcased.
  • Executives from automakers will discuss their newest vehicles and technologies.
  • 25 exhibitors and 40 green vehicles, with some available for test drives.
  • Businesses and municipalities will discuss how they went green with their fleets.
For tickets, exhibitor space, or to become a sponsor, click GREEN DRIVE$
East Chicago Students to Benefit from Propane School Buses
Pictured R-L: Justin Mount, U.S. Sen. Donnelly's Office; Dr. Paige McNulty, School City of East Chicago; and Robert Garcia, School City of East Chicago.
EAST CHICAGO - East Chicago public school students are the first in the Region to ride on school buses powered by propane, thanks in part to a grant provided by BP's Whiting Refinery, project partners announced Monday.

"Our district was in the process of purchasing new buses," School City of East Chicago Superintendent Dr. Paige McNulty said. "The decision was made to purchase buses that benefitted the community ecologically as well as improved safety. Additionally, the district will have eventual cost savings over time."

Click Here to read full article.

CNG Technician Job Opportunities
Ozinga Energy is looking for qualified CNG and vehicle technicians to provide inspection and mobile repair service to new and used fleet of CNG, diesel, and gasoline vehicles at various divisional and customer locations, carried out in a safe and professional manner. These duties will be executed within a designated geographical area.

For more information, visit the following links:
Environmental Health & Safety E101 Free Training

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) is pleased to announce that E101 training is now available for EHS staff at Northern Indiana businesses!

E101 is free training offered by IDEM's  CTAP staff for those persons managing environmental responsibities at Indiana businesses. The goal of this training is to assist environmental managers in understanding current state and federal environmental regulations and determining how they are applied to Indiana businesses.

Click Here to register for the March 30 E101: Air Module Training.
Alternative Fuel News


Thank you!
Thank you for reading the March 2017 edition of South Shore Clean Cities newsletter. Be sure to follow our social media pages to stay up-to-date with our latest  events and topics in the alternative fuel and green industry!

Members are also encouraged to share their recent accomplishments, upcoming events or other current news in our monthly newsletters and on our website. Please  email  Catherine Yoder with any information you would like included. Let us know how we can better serve you and your team!
Sincerely,

The South Shore Clean Cities Team
9800 Connecticut Drive
Crown Point, IN 46307
(219)-644-3690 

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Upcoming Events
Porter County Earth Day Celebration
April 22, 2017
Valparaiso, IN
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NWI Partners for Clean Air Annual Luncheon & Awards
April 28, 2017
Hammond, IN
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ACT Expo 
May 1-4, 2017
Long Beach, CA
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Green Drive$ Conference & Expo
May 18, 2017
Naperville, IL
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Best Equipment Co. Open House Celebrating 100 Years
May 18, 2017
Indianapolis, IN
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Wisconsin Clean Cities 3rd
Annual Clean Air Golf Outing
June 15, 2017
Fond Du Lac, WI
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