Alabama Partners for Clean Air!
Alabama Partners for Clean Air (APCA) is an affiliation of public, private and nonprofit organizations working to implement voluntary strategies that improve air quality in the Birmingham metro area including Jefferson and Shelby counties. APCA's goals are to achieve and maintain compliance with national air quality standards, to protect and improve public health, to minimize the economic impacts on existing businesses and support economic growth consistent with clean air goals.
The Waste Reduction and Transfer Technology Foundation(WRATT). Our mission is to promote sustainable economic development, a cleaner environment, and a better quality of life for all citizens by providing waste reduction, pollution prevention, and technology transfer assistance and education to Alabama businesses, industries, communities, and governmental entities. › www.wratt.org/
Alabama Department of Environmental Management (AEMC). Responsibly adopt and fairly enforce rules and regulations consistent with the statutory authority granted to the AEMC and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) to protect and improve the quality of Alabama's environment and the health of all its citizens. Monitor environmental conditions in Alabama and recommend changes in state law or revise regulations as needed to respond appropriately to changing environmental conditions. › www.adem.alabama.gov/
Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition. Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition serves as the principal coordinating point for clean, alternative fuel vehicle activities in Alabama. › www.alabamacleanfuels.org
CommuteSmart. CommuteSmart offers free online ridematching, carpool and vanpool services, the Emergency Ride Home program and more. We can help you get on the road to a better commute. For employers, CommuteSmart works hand in hand with companies and organizations to develop tailored commute options programs that benefit them and their employees. › www.commutesmart.org
Jefferson County Department of Health. We are proud to provide you with the most up-to-date health information specific to our county. We also have provided links to other websites of leading authorities on specific topics for additional information. › www.jcdh.org
Policy Exchange Foundation. The Policy Exchange Foundation is dedicated to air quality and has worked with the Alabama Partners for Clean Air for six years, and has educated employees on air quality in over four hundred businesses and universities. › www.alabamacleanair.com/PEF.html
New compressed natural gas station opens in Trussville
McCullough Oil Co. today opened a public compressed natural gas fueling station in Trussville, one of several planned across Alabama. The Birmingham-based oil company built the station at the Happy Hollow Chevron at 5347 Deerfoot Parkway with a $1.08... MORE
Trussville expanding fleet of compressed natural gas vehicles, celebrating opening of CNG fueling station
TRUSSVILLE, Alabama -- The price on the sign at the Deerfoot Parkway Chevron is low enough to make you do a double-take. Compressed natural gas is sold there for $1.55 a gallon, something Trussville Mayor Gene Melton said will help... MORE
Tax Credit for Those Driving Alternative Fuel Vehicles...
The Federal Government is offering a 75-hundred dollar tax credit for people who have purchased an alternative fuel vehicle while the state would offer a 15-hundred dollar tax credit. via myfoxal.com... MORE
Birmingham meets federal air quality standards for first time in 30 years
The air in Birmingham just got a lot cleaner. For the first time in 30 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reports that Birmingham will be classed as "in attainment" of the six primary air quality standards measured by... MORE
EPA Announces Next Round of Clean Air Standards to Reduce Harmful Soot Pollution...
WASHINGTON - In response to a court order, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today finalized an update to its national air quality standards for harmful fine particle pollution (PM2.5), including soot, setting the annual health standard at 12... MORE