CFO Policy Update


  Senator Rulli announcing AOAI at the 2/16 press conference Senator Rulli giving sponsor testimony on 3/29     Accelerating Ohio’s Auto Industry Clean Fuels Ohio has been working for over a year on Accelerating Ohio’s Auto Industry (AOAI), a bill to move the electric vehicle industry forward in Ohio. Automakers have pledged to invest $330 billion on EV production by 2025, and manufacturers are deciding now where to site those facilities, and therefore where the jobs will [...]

CFO Policy Update2022-03-31T14:03:56+00:00

Congressman McEachin Introduces Clean Cities Act


On October 12, Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) introduced the Clean Cities Act to authorize the Department of Energy’s Clean Cities Program. Clean Fuels Ohio is one of 75 designated Clean Cities coalitions working in communities throughout America to accelerate advanced and sustainable transportation. Clean Cities is nearly 29 years old but has never been formally authorized in statute. “Pollution and emissions from the transportation sector threaten the health and safety of our communities every day,” said Rep. McEachin (VA-04). “As we [...]

Congressman McEachin Introduces Clean Cities Act2021-11-17T18:17:47+00:00

Federal Infrastructure Bill At A Glance


On August 10, the U.S. Senate passed the Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act (IIJA) in a 69-30 vote. The bipartisan infrastructure bill would provide $973 billion over five years from FY 2022 through FY 2026, including $550 billion in new investments for all modes of transportation, as well as investments in water, power and energy, environmental remediation, public lands, broadband and resilience. While many final details are still pending passage by the House and reconciliation of with the Senate bill, the current [...]

Federal Infrastructure Bill At A Glance2021-08-19T14:29:14+00:00

Clean Fuels Ohio Members to Have Major Involvement with Energy Independence Summit


The annual Energy Independence Summit (EIS) is the nation’s premier clean transportation policy summit, presented every year in Washington, DC by Transportation Energy Partners (TEP). This year, the Energy Independence Summit will take place March 17-19, with U.S. DOE Secretary Jennifer Granholm headlining a great lineup of speakers. Then, during the entire week of March 22, teams from across the country will hold direct meetings with members of Congress and staffs. This year, the entire Summit, including direct meetings, will be virtual.  Clean Fuels Ohio has assembled four teams [...]

Clean Fuels Ohio Members to Have Major Involvement with Energy Independence Summit2021-05-31T20:30:32+00:00

America’s (New) Mayor


During the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary, America got to meet someone who quickly became an unlikely favorite in households all across the country – Mayor Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana… or, as many of us came to know him, “Mayor Pete.” Mayor Pete was an unlikely favorite of many because of his relatively little-known name and the fact that his biggest gig had been as Mayor of a medium-sized city in a state typically thought of as being a part [...]

America’s (New) Mayor2021-05-31T20:36:59+00:00

President Biden Makes Climate Policy Strides


Yesterday, President Joe Biden took great strides for energy and environmental policy. We believe this will benefit the health and well-being of Ohioans in a very positive way. By embracing data and science, the President’s administration has signaled that they are committed to ensuring a safer, healthier, and brighter future for us and our children.

President Biden Makes Climate Policy Strides2021-05-31T20:36:50+00:00

Energy Independence Summit 2021


With the start of a new year comes many opportunities for Clean Fuels Ohio and our stakeholders to engage in policy discussions at every level of government. One of the ways we have historically done this is via the Energy Independence Summit (EIS) hosted by Transportation Energy Partners. Each year, involved organizations from all over the country travel to Washington, D.C. to meet with Congressional Delegates to discuss issues relevant to clean energy and transportation at the federal level. This year, Clean Fuels Ohio plans to join in the EIS once again – albeit virtually.

Energy Independence Summit 20212021-05-31T20:37:47+00:00