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American Lung Association and United Soybean Board Launch Biobased Academy Fleet Training Program

America’s fleet leaders have a new tool to support sustainability and worker health thanks to a partnership between the United Soybean Board and the American Lung Association. The ALA Biobased Academy® is a comprehensive online training program designed to educate fleet and facility professionals and technicians on the operational, health, safety, and environmental benefits of […]

Pace Makes Progress on 2040 Zero-Emission Goal

Additional electric bus purchase approved; Facilities studies advance Pace’s strategic vision plan, Driving Innovation, includes operating a zero-emission fleet by 2040. Converting a fleet of more than 700 buses to zero emissions is a logistical challenge, but Pace is ready for the task. As the demand for electric buses far outweighs the supply, it is critical […]

USDA to Host Biofuel Infrastructure Webinars

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has opened a 90-day application window for Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program grants. The cost-share grants can meet up to 50% (or $5 million) of eligible costs for projects that install, retrofit or upgrade infrastructure to support consumer access to B5 and higher blends. The applications must be submitted through the […]

WasteNot Compost, From Bike to Nation’s Largest EV Waste Management Fleet

CEO Liam Donnelly began WasteNot Compost in 2012, operating originally on bike & trailer to collect from his customers. Surging demand coupled with rapid service area expansion required a transformation of his bike operation to something more capable. Dedicated to delivering a sustainable service sustainably, Donnelly has transformed WasteNot into not only the first all-electric […]

Chicago-Area Communities See Benefits of Biodiesel

Biodiesel blends of 20%, also known as B20, are growing in popularity. Here are stories of three suburban Chicago communities that have committed to B20, and the many benefits they’ve received. Illinois communities have been on the leading edge of biodiesel use for years. They were initially motivated by a state directive in 2006 to […]

Green Drives Conference to Feature All-New, All-Electric BMW i4 and BMW iX

The first-ever all-electric 2022 BMW i4 All-Electric Gran Coupe and 2022 BMW iX Sports Activity Vehicle will be featured at Chicago Area Clean Cities’ Green Drives Conference & Expo on Tuesday, May 3, in Naperville, Illinois. More than 30 environmentally vehicles – from all-electric passenger vehicles to biodiesel-powered work trucks and Class 8 trucks powered by low-emissions […]


IACT, formerly known as Chicago Area Clean Cities, is a voluntary, locally based coalition dedicated to reducing emissions from the transportation sector.

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