The Illinois EPA is launching two new programs to complement its Illinois Green Fleets Program. The Illinois Green Fuels and the Illinois Green Dealers programs will recognize Illinois fuel stations and dealerships that enable fleets to become a "Green Fleet."
The Illinois EPA welcomes the addition of 15 new green fleets to the Illinois Green Fleets Program. These organizations were recognized on June 9 at an awards ceremony at the Le Meridien Hotel in Chicago.
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Director Renee Cipriano today announced the designation of twelve fueling stations, offering E-85 (85 percent ethanol) fuel, as the first Illinois Green Fuels providers in Illinois under Governor Blagojevich's "Drive Green, Illinois!" umbrella.
Governor Quinn, Illinois EPA and Chicago Clean Cities Coalition designate Nine New "Illinois Green Fleets"
El Milagro, one of the Illinois EPA's 5-Star Illinois Green Fleets, is a small business that manufactures various tortilla products. It currently operates 24 of its 32 delivery trucks on propane and has its own propane fuel station.
Dennis Weaver's Caravan Rides into Illinois Highlighting Electric-Hybrids, Hydrogen, Biodiesel, and E-85
On May 9, Dennis Weaver drove through Illinois in a red-white-and-blue Toyota Prius, a gasoline-electric hybrid car, to promote clean, domestic fuels and environmentally friendly vehicles.