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.
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.
Patrick O’Reilly joined the Houston-Galveston Area Council in September 2018 as an Air Check Texas Program Coordinator and was appointed Co-Coordinator of the Houston-Galveston Clean Cities Coalition in January, 2019. He has been in the automotive industry for more than 35 years. He began his automotive career as a technician then moved into management. He managed several automotive repair centers and has experience managing for a national auto club. O’Reilly supervised an operation for a large fleet management company as well as managing for a large automotive wholesale auction. He currently has several certifications from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.
- Designated: September 04, 1997
- Population: 6,862,641
- 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
- Biodiesel (B20 and above): 2
- Natural Gas: 25
- Ethanol (E85): 77
- Electric: 717
- Propane: 64
Energy Use Impact*Annual Energy Impact
Emissions Reduced*Annual Emissions Reduced
Learn about just some of the projects from Houston-Galveston Clean Cities. Visit the Houston-Galveston Clean Cities website for more projects and information.Projects and Case Studies