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The Hubcap: January 2019

National Network of Clean Cities Coalitions Marks 25 Years

Palmetto Clean Fuels contributes to national success in advancing affordable, domestic transportation fuels and technologies.

Clean Cities coalitions are marking 25 years of progress building local partnerships to advance affordable, domestic transportation fuels and technologies, which ensure our nation...

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Request for Annual Reporting Numbers

As 2019 begins, Palmetto Clean Fuels (PCF) is preparing to compile the 2018 Alternative Fuel and Petroleum Reduction Report for the US Department of Energy.
Palmetto Clean Fuels collects data on the following:
  • alternative fuel usage,
  • eduction in vehicle miles traveled,...

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2019 National DERA RFA Now Open

The EPA anticipates awarding approximately $40 million in competitive grant funding for the Diesel Emissions Reductions Act (DERA) Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program. The program is soliciting applications nationwide for projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions in terms of tons of pollution...

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South Carolina’s PEV Registrations Grew 30% from 2016 to 2017

When looking at the rate of change from 2016 to 2017 for plug-in vehicle (PEV) registrations per capita, South Carolina had a growth rate of 31.3%. Maryland, Massachusetts, Alaska, and Vermont all had growth rates of 50% or higher. The U.S. average growth rate for PEV per capita is 30.2%.

Note: PEV includes both...

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Transportation Services Index Shows Freight at an All-Time High

In August of 2018, the freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) grew to 135.3 which is 105% higher than when the index began in January 1990. The TSI was created by the U.S. Department of Transportation Bureau of Transportation Statistics to measure the movement of freight and passengers. The freight TSI consists of...

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2019 Spare the Air Awards Taking Nominations

The Spare the Air Awards is the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Bureau of Air Quality’s program that awards those that are working towards improving air quality in South Carolina. This award program recognizes environmental leaders such as schools, organizations, businesses, and individuals that...

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Registration Open for 2019 Annual Training Event Vendor Expo & Bus Roadeo

March 21-24, 2019
Clemson, SC
The Transportation Association of South Carolina (TASC) holds an annual conference for the purpose of:
  • ...

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