South Shore Clean Cities

The South Shore Clean Cities works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to reduce petroleum use in transportation.

Contact Information
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Purdue Technology Center
9800 Connecticut Dr
Crown Point, IN 46307
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Carl Lisek

Carl Lisek is vice president of Legacy Environmental Services and is the executive director for South Shore Clean Cities (SSCC) of northern Indiana. Lisek's wife, Lorrie, serves as executive leadership for SSCC and is the executive director for Wisconsin Clean Cities. The couple has been with the Clean Cities program since 2006.

Through local partnerships with business, industry, and state and local government agencies, SSCC has implemented numerous projects utilizing alternative fuels, vehicles, technology, and infrastructure that reduce our nation's dependence on foreign oil and improve air quality.

In 2012 South Shore Clean Cities received the Top Award for Overall Improvement in Petroleum Savings, Award for Greatest Increase in Biodiesel Fuel Use and Honorable Mention for Greatest Displacement of Petroleum Using Biodiesel Fuel. Lisek was also recognized in 2007 by U.S. Senator Richard Lugar as an Indiana Energy Patriot and continues to work to assist Indiana in becoming one of the nation's most progressive alternative fuel leaders.

General Stats

  • Designated: June 15, 1999
  • Population: 1,670,059
  • Area: 7,688 sq. mi.
  • Boundary: Counties: Benton, DeKalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Jasper, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Lake, LaPorte, Marshall, Newton, Noble, Porter, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Whitley

Alternative Fueling Stations

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  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 1
  • Natural Gas: 6
  • Ethanol (E85): 64
  • Electric: 129
  • Propane: 53

Petroleum Savings*

Annual Petroleum Savings

Annual Petroleum Savings by Alternative Fuel Vehicle Project Type

Greenhouse Gas Savings*

Annual Greenhouse Gas Emission Avoided

Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduced by Alternative Fuel Vehicle Project Type
*2014 DOE-Verified Metrics

Learn about just some of the projects from South Shore Clean Cities. Visit the South Shore Clean Cities website for more projects and information.

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