Central Oklahoma Clean Cities Recognizes Alternative Fuel Leadership
Precision Fitting & Gauge, City of Edmond Win Vision Awards
The Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) Zach D. Taylor, Jr. Clean Cities Vision Awards honor Central Oklahoma Clean Cities Coalition stakeholders accomplishments in promoting and deploying alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies.
This year’s award winners are Precision Fitting & Gauge and the City of Edmond.
Precision Fitting & Gauge is a family-owned Oklahoma business and national leader in compressed natural gas vehicle and infrastructure components.
“Precision Fitting & Gauge’s commitment to quality assurance and safety has led to exponential growth for their business but also solidifies Oklahoma’s leadership position in the clean transportation industry,” said Eric Pollard, ACOG Air Quality & Clean Cities Coordinator. “They have a strong focus on delivering solutions for local, regional, and national fleets.”
The City of Edmond is being recognized for a comprehensive approach to air quality improvement including installation of ten electric vehicle charging stations, fleet fuel efficiency, and transportation alternatives like bicycling and transit options for residents.
“ACOG applauds the City of Edmond’s commitment to improve regional air quality driven by elected officials, staff, and citizens advancing the Clean Cities mission,” said Mark W. Sweeney, ACOG Executive Director.
In addition to the Vision Award winners, ACOG honored Representative Brian Hill of House District 47 – Mustang, Tuttle with the Clean Cities Legislative Advocate Award in recognition of his advancement of legislation to bolster the state’s electric vehicle and advanced vehicle technologies industry as well as hosting an interim study focused on the economic opportunity and transportation impacts of electric vehicles.
Lastly, ACOG is recognizing James Brown of Tinker Air Force Base as the Clean Cities Stakeholder of the Year for outstanding service to the coalition and for work on electric vehicles, vanpool, and several other air quality improvement projects on base.
The Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) in partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Energy, established the Central Oklahoma Clean Cities Coalition in 1996. The Coalition’s primary goal is to advance the use of alternative fuels and fuel savings technology in vehicle fleets across the state.
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