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February 14, 2017 

I-80/94 Alternative Fuel Corridor Moves State Forward
When you get a call from the White House, a number of thoughts go through your head. Your heart beats a little faster in excitement, but then you wonder, "Is this a prank?"

That was the case when we received a call from the White House in late October. A representative from Vice President Joe Biden's staff called to discuss alternative fuel corridors for Indiana, a precursor to the announcement that was to come just weeks later.

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Midwest DRIVES Initiative Highlighted on MotorWeek
The Midwest DRIVES Initiative is
 a US Department of Energy-funded program offering fleets free demonstrations of advanced and alternative fuel technology vehicles. The program was highlighted last week on MotorWeek, an American automotive television series.

Click Here to watch the video, and contact the South Shore Clean Cities office on ways you can take advantage of this vehicle demonstration program.
Outlook for Alt Fuels & Vehicles under Trump Administration
Did you miss last week's webinar: Outlook for Alt Fuels & Vehicles Under Trump Administration? 

What will this mean for alternative fuels and vehicles?  Who will be the key energy, transportation, and environmental leaders for the new administration?  How will efforts to implement tax reform impact alternative fuels incentives?  What is the outlook for the Renewable Fuels Standard? How do we maintain momentum for the DOE Clean Cities program?

Click Here to watch the webinar now.
Work Truck Show/Green Truck Summit - Special Offer!
South Shore Clean Cities members are invited to be our guests at the Work Truck Show 2017. Clean Cities and their constituents receive special pricing for the The Green Truck Summit (GTS) Conference and Trade Show package. This package includes exhibit hall admission for all three days of the Work Truck Show and one concurrent educational session (an $85 total value).

Reminder: Midwest Clean Cities coordinators will be speaking on Thursday, March 16th from 9:30-10:45 a.m. EST during the concurrent session. 

Please contact the South Shore Clean Cities office at 219-644-3690 to get your free pass.
Support South Shore Clean Cities This Holiday Season

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Alternative Fuel News

Thank you!
Thank you for reading the December 2016 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!

The South Shore Clean Cities Team
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Crown Point, IN 46307

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Upcoming Events
National Biodiesel Conference
January 16-19, 2017
San Diego, CA
Energy Independence Summit
February 12-15, 2017
Washington, DC
SSCC Annual Meeting & Awards
February 14, 2017
Michigan City, IN
NTEA Work Truck Show/Green
Truck Summit
March 15-17, 2017
Indianapolis, IN
ACT Expo 
May 1-4, 2017
Long Beach, CA

Fuel Economy in
Cold Weather
Click Here to learn how you can improve your fuel economy during the winter time.
Clean Cities
Question of the Month
How are Conventional Light-Duty Vehicle Fuel Economy Ratings Determined and Reported?

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree

After the holidays, don' t throw your liveChristmas tree in the trash or throw it to the curb. Real Christmas trees are biodegradable, which means they can easily be reused or recycled for mulch and other purposes.  Click Here  to learn about recycling options or check out the  US EPA  for some Winter Tips this holiday season.
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