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Illinois Fire Service Institute and Chicago Area Clean Cities Offer Emergency Preparedness Training to Firefighters

CHICAGO, March 15, 2022 – The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition and the Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) are teaming up to offer emergency response training to firefighters throughout Illinois with the delivery of a new Alternative Fuel Vehicle course. The first training session will be offered in Dieterich, Illinois on Thursday, March 24. The […]

Chicago Area Clean Cities to Host Green Drives Conference on May 3

Event features speakers from ‘MotorWeek,’ ComEd and the American Lung Association CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2022 – Chicago Area Clean Cities invites commercial and government fleets, community leaders, and the public, to attend its ninth Green Drives Conference & Expo on Tuesday, May 3. One of the largest clean-transportation conferences in the Midwest, this year’s program […]

Marcy Rood of Argonne National Laboratory Named ‘Clean Fuels Champion’ by Chicago Area Clean Cities

Rood recognized with top award for her advocacy of clean fuels, clean vehicles CHICAGO, Dec. 8, 2021 – Long-time clean-vehicle advocate Marcy Rood, an environmental transportation analyst with Argonne National Laboratory, has been named 2021 Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean Cities (CACC). The nonprofit coalition, whose mission is to encourage the use of […]

Chicago Area Clean Cities Recognizes Sustainable Transportation Leaders

UIC Director Dr. Elizabeth Kócs awarded for community leadership CHICAGO, Dec. 8, 2021 – Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition (CACC) has announced its 2021 Leadership Award winners. The awards are given annually to organizations and individuals that take actions to locally reduce vehicle emissions and improve air quality. This year’s awardees include: Rivian, Ozinga, Cook-Illinois […]

Gov. Pritzker Signs the Reimagining Electric Vehicles in Illinois Act

Gov Sets Course to Make Illinois the Best State in the Nation to Drive and Manufacture an Electric Vehicle Incentivizes Electric Vehicle Manufacturers to Move to or Expand in Illinois ROCKFORD, Ill., Nov. 16, 2021 – Building on Illinois’ role as a leading state in the burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing industry, Governor JB Pritzker today […]

EVmatch Uses Prize Money to Install New EV Chargers in Chicago Neighborhoods

Back of the Yards receives first public EV charger, hosted by Plant Chicago CHICAGO, Sept. 27, 2021 – EVmatch, the first electric vehicle (EV) charging platform for connecting EV drivers with nearby private chargers through a reservation-based system, has two new publicly-available level 2 charging stations located at Plant Chicago, 4459 S Marshfield Avenue in Chicago’s […]


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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