Houston-Galveston Clean Cities

The Houston-Galveston Clean Cities works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to save energy and promote the use of domestic fuels and advanced vehicle technologies in transportation.

Contact Information
Houston bus
3555 Timmons Ln, Ste 120
Houston, TX 77027
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Andrew DeCandis

Andrew DeCandis, Senior Planner, is a Senior Air Quality Planner in the Air Quality program at the Houston-Galveston Area Council and Coordinator of the Houston-Galveston Clean Cities coalition. He has worked in the environmental field for over a decade with significant experience in air quality and alternative fuel issues.

DeCandis has both a B.S. and M.S in Meteorology from Pennsylvania State University.

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Ben Finley

Ben Finley is the Co-Coordinator of Houston-Galveston Clean Cities.

General Stats

  • Designated: September 04, 1997
  • Population: 6,967,395 (based on 2018 Census estimate)
  • Area: 7,943 sq. mi.
  • Boundary: Counties: Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Waller; Cities of Houston and Galveston

Alternative Fueling Stations

Including public and private stations

Gas pump
  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 4
  • Electric (charging outlets): 939
  • Ethanol (E85): 89
  • Hydrogen: 0
  • Natural Gas: 27
  • Propane: 59

Energy Use Impact*

Annual Energy Impact

Annual Energy Impact by Alternative Fuel Vehicle Project Type

Emissions Reduced*

Annual Emissions Reduced

Emissions Reduced by Alternative Fuel Vehicle Project Type
*2018 DOE-Verified Metrics
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