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Welcome to the newest edition of the South Shore Clean Cities newsletter. We provide you with upcoming transportation news in your area along with tips and ways to improve your fleets and communities. We appreciate your input so feel free to leave us feedback on how we're doing! Help us spread the word to better improve Northern Indiana's quality of life and reduce our environmental footprint.

Be sure to follow our social media pages (located on the right) 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!
In This Issue
You're Invited! SSCC Annual Meeting-February 16


 


 
  

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT
2015 Golf Outing Event Sponsor
Established in 2001, the Indiana Corn Marketing Council (ICMC) is a farmer-funded organization with the mission of enhancing the value of corn for Indiana corn farmers. The Council is led by a board of 17 farmer-directors who are elected and charged with overseeing the investment of state corn checkoff funds.

To advance its vision for Indiana agriculture, ICMC has developed a strategic plan focused around priority areas needed to grow the Indiana corn industry. Activities revolve around market development, production research and farmer services in the following areas: Ethanol, Infrastructure, Livestock, Exports, Grain Handing and Processing, Production Research, Sustainability, New Users, and Consumer Education.
 
As the nation's fifth largest corn producer with good transportation infrastructure and proximity to consumers, Indiana is well-positioned to be a leader in ethanol production and usage. With 14 plants in the state, the ethanol industry is positively serving Indiana's economy and corn farmers.

Recent activities include ICMC's support of the USDA Biofuels Infrastructure Partnership. ICMC provided matching funds to the USDA grant program that will fund the addition of more than 100 Flex Fuel pumps at fuel retailers across the state. ICMC has also, in partnership with the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest, sponsored an E85 coupon program for owners of Flex Fuel Vehicles (FFVs) in La Porte, St. Joseph and Tippecanoe counties.

For more information about Indiana Corn Marketing Council,
visit their website at www.incorn.org.
2016 Annual Meeting Sustainable Awards

Each February, South Shore Clean Cities holds their annual meeting to recognize communities, businesses, and individuals that have made a difference in the quality of life here in Northern Indiana.


South Shore Clean Cities would like you to share your thoughts on who you think should be recognized for outstanding sustainability efforts! 

 
Click Here to take the short survey.

Nation's Clean Transportation Leaders to Meet in Washington
The nation's Clean Cities coalitions and transportation energy industry leaders will meet in Washington, D.C. from February 7-10 for Energy Independence Summit 2016. Organized by Transportation Energy Partners, this premier clean transportation policy conference provides a unique opportunity for Clean Cities Coalitions and leaders in the clean transportation industry to network and build partnerships with each other, and with key Congressional and Administration policymakers in Washington, D.C.

For more information or to register for the Energy Independence Summit 2016, visit the Transportation Energy Partners website. You may also contact South Shore Clean Cities at 219-644-3690.
Work Truck Show 2016 - Free Pass for SSCC Members

South Shore Clean Cities members are invited to be our guest at The Work Truck Show 2016. Clean Cities and their constituents receive special pricing for The Green Truck Summit (GTS) Conference and Trade show package at $349. This package includes all three days of the Work Truck Show, Tuesday GTS general sessions, Wednesday & Thursday lunch and all concurrent sessions (more than 40 are offered). 
 

Visit the SSCC 
Member Center under the Member Resources page for Free Pass.

Alternative Fuel News

Sincerely,

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

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January Events
National Biodiesel Conference
January 25-28, 2016
Tampa Bay Conference Center
Tampa, FL
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Energy Independence Summit
February 7-9, 2016
Liaison Hotel, Washington, D.C.
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SSCC Annual Meeting
February 16, 2016
Blue Chip Hotel & Spa, Michigan City
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NTEA Work Truck Show
March 1-4, 2016
Indianapolis, IN
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Green Truck Summit
March 1-3, 2016
Indianapolis, IN
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Mid-America Trucking Show
March 31-April 2, 2016
Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, KY
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March 31 - April 2, 2016

Interested in Becoming a Committee Member?
South Shore Clean Cities Board of Directors created three Committees that develop and enhance the programs and overall look of our coalition. SSCC is looking for reliable, committed, and skilled individuals who would be interested in sitting on one of the following committees. 

1.) Marketing & Membership Development Committee

2.) Technology & Education Committee

3.) Regulatory Affairs/Legislative Committee

Please contact Catherine Yoder at [email protected], if you are interested!
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