GWRCCC Welcomes New Executive Director

By |2022-05-10T00:37:15+00:00November 17th, 2021|Updates|

Antoine Maurice Thompson is a native of Buffalo, New York. He graduated from Buffalo Public Schools #61, #60, and Bennett High School. A graduate of SUNY Brockport with a dual bachelors’ degree in History and African and Afro-American Studies, Thompson also studied at the University of Ghana in Ghana, West Africa. Antoine is the recipient

GWRCCC awarded DERA grant; partnership with DC water

By |2022-05-09T14:59:54+00:00June 15th, 2021|News, Updates|

12 DC Water Trucks Receive DERA Grant to Run on 100% Biodiesel, June 2021 Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition was awarded a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant through the 2021 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) program. In partnership with the DC Department of Public Works and DC Water, this grant will be used to

Electric buses in Maryland could make Virginia and DC go green, too

By |2022-05-10T00:10:47+00:00March 27th, 2021|News, Updates|

Montgomery County says electric RideOn buses will start running routes in Takoma Park and Silver Spring in March. By Pete Muntean, WUSA9 GAITHERSBURG, Md. — The Tesla of transit is being tested in Maryland’s most populated county in hopes of inspiring even more transit systems to go green. Montgomery County is about to start using

D.C. Council Wants To Mandate Electric Vehicle Infrastructure In New, Renovated Buildings

By |2022-05-09T15:05:00+00:00November 27th, 2020|News, Updates|

By Jordan Pascale, DCist The D.C. Council wants to “future-proof” new commercial and apartment buildings in the District for an electric vehicles. A bill going through Council would require that at least 20% of parking spots in new or renovated commercial and apartment buildings have the infrastructure to allow for future electric vehicle charging. That

Biden Administration Priorities Underscore Importance of Clean Cities Initiatives in 2021

By |2022-05-09T15:04:20+00:00November 12th, 2020|News, Updates|

The Clean Cities program will place a critical role in the deployment of the Biden Administration’s policy priorities to address the health, economic, equity and environmental challenges currently facing the United States. The Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition will be responsible for the management of several key initiatives in the Washington, DC Metro area:

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