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December 17, 2019
Recipients contributed to regional savings of over 23 million gallons in 2018
DFW Fleets Recognized for Actions to Improve Air Quality
Dec. 17, 2019 (Arlington, Texas) - The Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities Coalition on Dec. 17 announced the winners of its Fleet Recognition Awards. For the first time in the awards' five-year history, there were entities that brought home the Gold. The cities of Euless and Southlake and Dallas Area Rapid Transit earned the top award for their efforts to reduce emissions and improve the fuel efficiency of their fleets.
For more information regarding the qualification process, the Clean Fleet Policy and other important details, visit www.dfwcleancities.org.
About the North Central Texas Council of Governments:
NCTCOG is a voluntary association of local governments established in 1966 to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication and make joint decisions.
NCTCOG serves a 16-county region of North Central Texas, which is centered on the two urban centers of Dallas and Fort Worth. Currently, NCTCOG has 238 member governments including 16 counties, 169 cities, 22 school districts and 31 special districts. For more information on the NCTCOG Transportation Department, visit www.nctcog.org/trans.
About the Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities Coalition:
In 1995, the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Clean Cities became one of the first Clean Cities under the Energy Policy Act's provision for an organization that promotes the use of alternative fuels to lessen America's dependence on foreign sources of petroleum. Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities is a locally-based, public/private partnership that seeks to advance energy security, protect environmental and public health, and stimulate economic development by promoting practices and decisions to reduce petroleum consumption and improve air quality, primarily in the transportation sector.
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