Tag: Hybrid Vehicles

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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Air Quality: Clean Fuels Program Makes Dollars and Sense

By Mat Carlile You’ve probably noticed the change. Hybrids seem to be everywhere. Electric charging stations have suddenly appeared near the entrance to your grocery store. A CNG fueling station opened down the street from your office. Your neighbor plugs his car into an outlet in his carport. All these changes are signs that, more …

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Hybrid Vehicles World

By Donna Kemp Spangler Let’s make one thing perfectly clear: I looooove my convertible. Or I should say I loved it. Yes, I am bidding goodbye to one of my friends. And I am saying hello to a new friend. I have become increasingly aware that my beloved friend was not the most environmentally sensitive …

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Want a Clean Vehicle?

By Glade Sowards I work in the Mobile Sources section at DEQ—we’re the folks who look at emissions from vehicles. A few weeks back, a couple of us from the Mobile section bumped into DEQ director Amanda Smith as we were coming back from a meeting. She told us she was glad to run into …

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