Alternative Fuel Workshop Series at
The Department of Environmental Quality
Oliver Pollack Room



The Greater Baton Rouge Clean Cities Coalition is hosting a series of workshops for fleet owners and individuals designed to introduce them to the world of alternative fuels. The workshops will cover the hot topics of biofuels and hybrids but will also address fuel economy and heavy duty applications for compressed natural gas. The workshops are free of charge. To receive additional information on the workshops or to RSVP please contact Tammy Morgan at 225-389-8560 or email her at [email protected].
  • Wednesday, August 23, 2006 9:00 am – 1:00 pm-
  • Biofuels – Overview of biofuels and where they may be headed in the State of - Louisiana. Specifically look at E85, B20 and low fuel blends such as E10 and B2, B5. The workshop will also look at state legislation that passed requiring the use of ethanol and biodiesel in the state’s fuel supply. Discussions will also include EPA rulings on ULSD and how biodiesel can help lubricity when using ULSD.

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2006 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Fuel Economy/Hybrids – Workshop will include useful information on what fleets can do to increase their fuel economy including using smaller automobiles and “driving smart” tips. There will also be a discussion of hybrid vehicles, what they are, what’s available, how they can benefit fleets.

  • Wednesday, October 18, 2006 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Heavy Duty CNG Applications – Workshop will focus on heavy-duty applications for CNG. Discussions will include engine options, refueling infrastructure, and funding projects. Discussion will also include information on EPA particulate matter rulings for HD diesel vehicles and how that affects purchases made for the 2007 MY and beyond.


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Transit Workshop

September 25-27, 2006

More information TBA


The National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey

October 12, 2006

More information TBA


Statewide Stakeholder Meeting

January (time and date TBD)




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