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Detroit Clean Cities Coalition

The Detroit Clean Cities coalition works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to reduce petroleum use in transportation.
Detroit Clean Cities coalition

Contact Information

Laura Palombi
734-585-5720 x22
laura@cec-mi.org
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Clean Cities Coordinator

Laura Palombi
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Laura Palombi joined Clean Energy Coalition in January 2011 as an intern for the Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program. As an intern, she developed a methodology for assisting fleet managers with selecting cost-effective AFV technologies and reducing overall fuel consumption. She began providing consulting services to fleets and now mentors other coalitions in launching similar services. Palombi worked as project lead on a number of alternative fuel vehicle projects including Michigan Green Fleets Michigan Fuel Forward before taking on the role of Detroit Area Clean Cities Coordinator in 2014. As director of business development for Clean Energy Coalition, she continues to focus on building relationships with Clean Cities program stakeholders.

Palombi earned a bachelor's degree in environmental science and a master's degree in entomology from Michigan State University. As a dual-degree student at the University of Michigan's Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, Palombi earned a master's degree in business administration from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and master's degree in science from the School of Natural Resources and Environment. Additionally, Palombi studied abroad in Nepal, Costa Rica, and Canada.

Clean Energy Coalition
924 N Main, Ste 2
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Detroit Success Stories

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Michigan Converts Vehicles to Propane, Reducing Emissions

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Michigan Converts Vehicles to Propane, Reducing Emissions
04/27/13
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Detroit Clean Cities coalition Statistics
Population: 4,512,661
Area: 3,893 sq. mi.
Boundaries: Counties: Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Wayne
Designated: December 18, 1996   
Alternative Fueling Stations:
   Biodiesel (B20 and above): 1
   Natural Gas: 14
   Ethanol (E85): 84
   Electric: 341
   Hydrogen: 3
   Propane: 17
Annual Greenhouse Gas Emissions Avoided:* 25,270 tons of CO2
Annual Petroleum Savings:*
4,940,069 gasoline gallon equivalents
*2012 metrics