Greater Long Island Clean Cities
The Greater Long Island Clean Cities works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to reduce petroleum use in transportation.
Rita D. Ebert
Rita D. Ebert is the key staff member of the Greater Long Island Clean Cities Coalition where she has been the Program Coordinator since 2007. She administers all contractual and reporting duties for approximately $10 million dollars in federal Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) funding and close to $15 million dollars in DOE's Clean Cities American Recovery Reinvestment Act funding. As coordinator of one of the nation's largest Coalitions, she represents the interests of over 400 regional stakeholders in the promotion and advancement of Alternative Fuel technologies and programs.
Ebert is recognized for her leadership and contribution to the business of clean fuels and the benefits they bring. She has been appointed to national boards where she contributes her experience and regional ideas for our nation's future energy policies. These include the Boards of the National Clean Cities Coordinators Council as Co-Chair and the National Transportation Energy Partnership. Ebert was recognized for outstanding leadership, creative thinking, and accomplishment in achieving greater use of alternative fuels, other clean vehicle technologies, and petroleum reduction practices. In 2013, she was inducted into the US Department of Energy's Clean Cities Hall of Fame. Ebert also received the Benjamin Watson Leadership award from the Clean Cities Coordinator Council.
- Designated: October 18, 1996
- Population: 2,851,884
- Area: 1,198 sq. mi.
- Boundary: Counties: Nassau, Suffolk
Alternative Fueling Stations
- Biodiesel (B20 and above): 11
- Natural Gas: 21
- Ethanol (E85): 38
- Electric: 225
- Propane: 8
Petroleum Savings*Annual Petroleum Savings
Greenhouse Gas Savings*Annual Greenhouse Gas Emission Avoided
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