Greater Lansing Area Clean Cities (GLACC) is a coalition of stakeholders working to achieve cleaner air and energy security in mid-Michigan through alternative fuel and vehicle usage, and fuel economy practices. Stakeholders include fleets, corporations, nonprofit organizations, utilities, local governments, and individuals – anyone interested in ways cleaner fuels, vehicles, and practices can improve our air quality and energy security.
Thanks to all were able to attend our CNG Workshop! Presentations from the event can be viewed in PDF form.
As the cost of petroleum-based fuels continues to rise, fleets across the nation are seeking information on viable alternatives.
According to Natural Gas Vehicles for America, natural gas currently powers more than 112,000 vehicles in the U.S. and more than 13 million vehicles worldwide. It presents several advantages over conventional fuels through its long-term cost effectiveness, more consistent operational costs, increased energy security, and reduced air & noise pollution.
CATA Clean Commute Options is kicking off Ozone Action Season by holding the first ever Clean Commute 5K. This family-friendly event promotes and raises awareness of air quality and its effects on respiratory health, kicks-off Ozone Action Season, and will benefit those affected by respiratory illness. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Mid-Michigan Asthma Coalition.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 Tri-County Environmental Leaderships Awards (TCELA). TCELA recognizes individuals, businesses, governments, educational institutions, and non-profits in the in Ingham, Eaton, and Clinton counties that are implementing exemplary sustainability efforts.