Fuel Smarts

Chicago Fleets Saved 25M Fuel Gallons Last Year

June 05, 2015

Photo courtesy of CACC.
Photo courtesy of CACC.

The commercial and government fleet members of the Chicago Area Clean Cities saved more than 25 million gallons of petroleum in 2014, which reduced fuel consumption and improved air quality, according to the group.

The coalition's member fleets saved more than 25 million gasoline gallon equivalents (GGEs) of petroleum and nearly 240,000 tons of greenhouse-gas emissions during the year.

Members include Ozinga Bros, Inc., the City of Chicago, Village of Downers Grove, the City of Naperville, GO Airport Express, Nicor Gas, and Waste Management.

Chicago Area Clean Cities works to improve the environmental performance and efficiency of public and private fleets in the six-county Chicago metro area. CACC's members are comprised of federal, state and local governments, auto manufacturers, local car dealerships, fuel suppliers, conversion companies, environmental organizations, corporations, small businesses, and individuals. These stakeholders come together to share information and resources, educate the public, help craft public policy, and collaborate on projects that reduce petroleum use.

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