Tag: Electric Vehicles

ZOOm Go Electric: Clean Transportation at a Discount Price

By Clayton Johnson, Guest Blogger DEQ invites guest bloggers to share their thoughts on issues that impact our environment. We appreciate their insights and the opportunity to broaden the conversation with others in the community. Local nonprofit organizations Utah Clean Energy and Utah’s Hogle Zoo have joined forces to offer the ZOOm Go Electric program, …

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Utah Clean Cities Fuels National Discussion on Clean Transportation

By Tammie Bostick-Cooper, Guest Blogger, Utah Clean Cities DEQ invites guest bloggers to share their thoughts on issues that impact our environment. We appreciate their insights and the opportunity to broaden the conversation with others in the community.           Each year, the Energy Independence Summit hosts various Clean Cities organizations and …

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Walking (Biking) the Talk: DEQ Adds eBikes to Its Fleet

By DEQ Communications Office The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has consistently demonstrated its commitment to reducing air pollution by encouraging employee vanpools, issuing free Eco-Pass annual transit passes to all employees, and providing lockers and changing rooms for bike commuters. We brought hybrid cars, then electric vehicles, into our fleet. And now we’re …

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Here’s Some Cash to Reduce Emissions

 By Lisa Burr I work in the Mobile Sources and Transportation Section at the Utah Division of Air Quality (DAQ) and administer a few of the incentive programs the State offers for reducing emissions from vehicles and non-road equipment. Since vehicle emissions are a significant contributor to air pollution, our section gets many inquiries about …

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