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Ode to a LEAF

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy is very happy to have received our long-awaited 2011 Nissan LEAF. SACE is part of the The EV Project in Tennessee. Staff at our Knoxville, Tennessee…

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Behind the scenes look at Georgia biodiesel plant

The following blog post was written by Claire Pendergrast, SACE summer intern (Atlanta office).  I wish her all the best at Dartmouth this Fall and beyond. To round out the final days…

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Knoxville Unveils First Public Electric Vehicle Charging Station

This week the city of Knoxville unveiled its first public charging station for electric vehicles (EVs). The EV project, a joint venture between the U.S. Department of Transportation and ECOtality North America…

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Electric cars: coming soon(er) to a driveway near you?

This blog was written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications and Anne Gilliam Blair, former Director of Clean Fuels with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Diesel Clean Up Opportunities for Congress

"Diesel exhaust is among the substances that may pose the greatest risk to the U.S. population." That's the latest statement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, who recently released their updated National…

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Diesel Emissions Reduction Act Moves Forward, Needs Support

This week, the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee passed S.B. 3973, the "Voinovich-Carper Diesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2010". This is a significant step on the bill's path to (hopefully) becoming…

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Clean Energy Gulf Challenge Winner

Oceana's Vision 2020 is the winner of SACE's Clean Energy Gulf Challenge Today, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy announced the winner of its Clean Energy Gulf Challenge:  Oceana's Vision 2020. It is the best…

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New Fuel Efficiency Standards and Our Gas Guzzling Habits

This post was co-authored by Ulla-Britt Reeves and Toni Reale As the Gulf oil disaster worsens by the hour beyond epic proportions, our nation's fuel consumption from vehicles takes on entirely new…

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Wind Mills, Not Oil Spills - One Month and Counting

This blog was written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Tar balls found on beaches in Key West; oil in the loop current

The oil spill has gone from bad to worse as tar balls begin to wash up on the beaches in Key West, Fl. This coupled with satellite images showing the oil spill…