South Shore Clean Cities

December 2011
In This Issue
Guide to Alt. Fuel
Natural Gas Conference
ROUSH Ride-n-Drive
Lugar Award-TRANSPO
Save the Date
Annual Meeting
Guide to Alternative Fuel Commercial Lawn EquipmentMOWER 
This helpful guide provides a comprehensive list of commercial lawnmowers powered by propane, compressed natural gas, electricity, or biodiesel. It also provides backgrounds on each fuel, a brief introduction to conversions, and important considerations for fleet managers.
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Natural Gas Vehicle Infrastructure Conference & Exhibition 
January 24-25 2012, Houston, Texas 

Join hundreds of senior level decision makers from across the NGV value chain including major producers, utilities, fleets, oem's, clean cities, investors, local and state governments, service providers at the largest and most relevant NGV event of 2012. 


CLICK HERE for details 

ROUSH Clean Tech
Ride-n-Drive Program

ROUSH will be conducting a Demo Program that will be offered to all South Shore Clean Cities Stakeholders. 
The Program will give
 stakeholders the opportunity to utilize a ROUSH CleanTech Vehicle for a specified amount of time. Currently the Ford vehicles that would be available are: F-250, E-250 Cargo Van and E-350 Passenger Van. The Program is designed to assist South Shore Clean Cities by using these vehicles in alternative-fuel events, educate fleets and the public on the advantages of alternative-fuel vehicles, and help stakeholders develop partnerships while lessening our dependence on imported foreign oil. 

If you are interested in learning more, contact our office at 219-644-3690.


Happy Holidays!

In this newsletter you will find great holiday cheer for our Northern Indiana area. It's awesome to see companies and citizens all working together to enhance this beautiful state we live in! 

Effective February 6, 2012
Lake and Porter Counties final
PM2.5 Redesignation has been published

Carl Lisek
South Shore Clean Cities
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             South Bend TRANSPO Names
Lugar Energy Patriot

Sen. Dick Lugar has named South Bend TRANSPO a Lugar Energy Patriot award recipient.


South Bend TRANSPO seized the opportunity to rebuild their facilities to the highest standards of energy efficiency and achieved LEED Platinum certification through the U.S. Green Building Council.


"We've been made believers," said John Leszczynski, chairman of the board for TRANSPO. "We have seen the amazing benefits of 'going green' happen at our facility and at a much more rapid rate than we even expected. We believe this is the way things should be done and that green building is here to stay."...


CLICK HERE to read full article

Save the Date  
December 16, 2011 at 10:30am SSCC will host a press conference for the welcoming of the Lean & Green Locomotive arriving in NWI at the Purdue Tech Center.

Shawn Seals from IDEM will speak about the grant that Tube City has received and the air quality in Northern Indiana. Executives from Tube City IMS and Industrial Railway Switching and Services will also be speaking. 




SAVE THE DATE for our South Shore Clean Cities Annual Meeting on February 14, 2012. Please join us from 11 - 2pm for networking, food, drinks, guest speakers and more. Location; Avalon Manor, 3550 East U.S. Highway 30  Merrillville, IN 46410.

Contact 219-644-3690  for more information

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