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Final BMP announced for TN VW Funding

Today, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) released its final Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (BMP) for implementing the State’s initial allocation of almost $46 million from the Volkswagen Diesel Settlement (VW Settlement) Environmental Mitigation Trust (EMT). The purpose of the EMT is to execute [...]

By |2018-09-21T19:22:15+00:00September 21st, 2018|Featured 1|0 Comments

Tennessee Clean Fuels inducts six impressive fleets into the Tennessee Green Fleets Program

On Tuesday September 18th, Tennessee Clean Fuels inducted six new fleets into the “Tennessee Green Fleets” Certification Program.  The fleets were recognized at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville during the fourth annual Sustainable Transportation Forum & Expo, which is managed by the Tennessee Department of [...]

By |2018-09-21T19:08:18+00:00September 21st, 2018|Featured 1|0 Comments

WM’s 100+ NGV fleet in Tennessee

Jonathan and Daniel stopped by Waste Management's operations in Antioch, TN (on south side of greater Nashville) to see some of the new NGVs they have onsite that were funded through a grant program called "Reducing Diesel Emissions for a Healthier Tennessee." The roll off [...]

By |2018-08-24T20:07:51+00:00August 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Covenant terminal getting strong use of idle-reduction bays in Tennessee

In 2015, Covenant Transport installed 20 IdleAir idle-reduction bays at its main terminal and headquarters in Chattanooga. These units allow the driver of a class 8 tractor (truck) that has a “sleeper” compartment in the truck to turn off the 400-500 HP engine—that is primarily [...]

By |2018-08-24T14:58:58+00:00August 20th, 2018|Featured 1|0 Comments

Trenton’s CNG station is getting some notable attention from fleets

Trenton's Gibson County Energy Complex has been getting a boost in traffic in recent months, thanks to drivers stopping to fill up their trucks' tanks with compressed natural gas (CNG) on their way through the west Tennessee corridor that heads north all the way to Chicago [...]

By |2018-08-01T13:46:19+00:00August 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TDEC releases proposed VW Mitigation Plan; ETCleanFuels Webinar planned

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has released for public comment the State of Tennessee’s Proposed Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (proposed BMP) for purposes of implementing the State’s initial allocation under the Volkswagen Diesel Settlement (VW Settlement) Environmental Mitigation Trust (EMT). The proposed BMP is intended [...]

By |2018-08-20T21:18:40+00:00July 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five Tennessee fleets receive State EPA funds, implement alternative fuel projects across TN

Click here to access the PDF version of this press release. In 2016, the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition (ETCleanFuels) started partnering with the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (TDEC) to implement a new funding program:  the “Reducing Diesel Emissions for a Healthier Tennessee” [...]

By |2018-07-18T23:37:28+00:00June 29th, 2018|Featured 2|0 Comments

TDEC announces TN Sustainable Transportation Awards & Forum in September, 2018

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and Tennessee Clean Fuels (TNCleanFuels) will hold the fourth annual Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Awards and Forum from September 17-18, 2018 at the UT Conference Center in downtown Knoxville, TN. The forum, entitled “Where Innovation Meets Implementation,” will highlight new [...]

By |2018-07-18T23:37:40+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CNG Trucks Offer ROI on Multiple Fronts

Reprinted from www.truckinginfo.com.  Read entire article here. With fuel prices at their highest since 2014, compressed natural gas as an alternative fuel for fleet operations is once again getting attention as a cheap, super-clean alternative to diesel or gasoline. The truth is, many fleets that [...]

By |2018-06-15T21:23:35+00:00June 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments