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
Houston, TX 77027
Andrew decandis 2018

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.

Patrick o reilly 2019

Patrick O'Reilly

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.

General Stats

  • 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

Gas pump
  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 2
  • Natural Gas: 25
  • Ethanol (E85): 77
  • Electric: 717
  • Propane: 64

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
*2017 DOE-Verified Metrics

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
Johnson space center thumb Johnson Space Center Explores Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Freedom cng thumb Freedom CNG Reduces Emissions with Natural Gas in Texas