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
Barking at the Moon Festival is this Sunday at Fultondale's Bark Park
Fultondale, Ala. -- The Friends of the Fultondale Bark Park will host the First Annual Barking at the Moon Festival and Parade, a family-dog -friendly event at the Fultondale Bark Park Sunday, Oct. 28 from 1-5 pm. This is event... MORE
Odyssey Day is October 18!
Odyssey Day 2012 Business Sustainability Practices Roundtable 9:30 - 11:30 AM October 18, 2012 Lawson State Community College Birmingham Campus The Birmingham Business Alliance, Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition and Lawson State Community College invites you to participate in a two... MORE
First responders to receive training in Bessemer, Prattville on safety in accidents involving alternative fuel vehicles
First responders this week will have an opportunity to learn how to safely respond to accidents involving alternative fuel vehicles at training sessions in Bessemer and Prattville. The training addresses safety hazards that may confront police and firefighters at... MORE
Let's all breathe easier: Get free emissions test
In Weld's cover story for July 12, the Weld staff mentioned the serious, continuing problem the Birmingham metro area has with air quality, both in terms of particle pollution and ozone, a substance that forms when pollutants from vehicles and... MORE