Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition
The Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition 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.
Lisa Thurstin has been the Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition coordinator since 2007 and is also manager of the Clean Fuel and Vehicle Technologies program of the American Lung Association in Minnesota (ALAMN). Her duties include management of ALAMN's clean fuel activities through the Clean Air Choice consumer education program. She currently oversees the Minnesota Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition and actively participates in Drive Electric Minnesota. Her responsibilities include grant management, event coordination, designing educational and marketing pieces, and assisting management. In 2011, Thurstin was inducted into the U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities Hall of Fame.
- Designated: May 31, 2001
- Population: 5,420,380
- Area: 84,381 sq. mi.
- Boundary: Entire state of Minnesota
Alternative Fueling Stations
Including public and private stations
- Biodiesel (B20 and above): 19
- Natural Gas: 25
- Ethanol (E85): 400
- Electric: 779
- Propane: 48