It’s time to get out your gardening shovel and gloves - May 29th is National Learn About Composting Day! It’s important that we do our part to preserve natural resources and reduce our carbon footprint. Composting is not only an environmentally friendly mix, but it can help you save water, energy, gas, and money! Composting contributes to regional air quality because it saves energy and prevents air pollution. Less waste at home means fewer trip collection trucks to the landf
NCTCOG is working on a project to better understand health-related air quality impacts attributed to the transportation sector. As part of this project, NCTCOG is convening a task force of government representatives, health officials, academic representatives, and air quality experts to evaluate regional data that may indicate where additional air quality improvement is needed. It will also seek to address concerns over localized air pollution, with a focus on transportation
Engine Off North Texas is a regional initiative focused on reducing idling of heavy-duty vehicles. The North Central Texas Council of Governments recently updated its inventory of outreach and educational materials including: · Brochures · Posters · Anti-idling regulatory signs This program equips truck drivers with information about strategies to reduce unnecessary idling, available idle reduction technologies, and areas with local idling restriction policies or ordinances.
Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities (DFWCC) is excited to announce their new program, Try and Drive Alternative! This regional initiative is dedicated to giving fleets and consumers the opportunity to borrow alternative fuel vehicles and clean vehicle technologies. Through allowing fleets and consumers to experience clean vehicle technologies first-hand, this program will help borrowers decide if purchasing that technology – such as an electric vehicle, telematics, or a refueling
The North Central Texas Council of Governments is offering two rebate funding opportunities worth approximately $2.9 million for private sector entities as part of a slate of diesel emissions reduction projects. The North Texas Freight Terminal Electrification 2020 (NTFTE) Call for Projects (CFP) is open to private freight terminals or distribution centers primarily receiving heavy-duty truck Transport Refrigeration Units and trailer TRUs and located in the 10-county ozone no