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Kentucky Clean Cities Partnership Coalition

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

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Melissa M. Howell
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Clean Cities Coordinator

Melissa M. Howell
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Melissa Howell has led the Kentucky Clean Fuels Coalition since 1993, with the governance of Officers and a Board of Directors elected annually. Howell is based in Louisville and coordinates projects, programs and manages the fiscal well-being of the KCFC. Her educational focus was communications at Murray State University with continuing education as a graduate of the Bingham Fellows Program of Leadership Louisville. She mentors across the country for the U.S. Department of Energy, serves on the National Clean Cities Council, is a liaison between U.S. Department of Energy and UPS in the National Partner Program and serves as a founding board member of the Louisville Sustainability Council. She has been honored with a variety of awards including, the Governor's Environmental Award, the Environmental Leadership Award from Mammoth Cave National Park, Clean Cities Coordinator of the Year and the U.S. Department of Energy Pioneer Award for twenty years of service.

Kentucky Clean Cities Partnership
P.O. Box 5174
Louisville, KY 40255

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Kentucky Clean Cities Partnership coalition Statistics
Population: 4,395,295
Area: 40,409 sq. mi.
Boundaries: Entire state of Kentucky
Designated: October 18, 1994   
Alternative Fueling Stations:
   Biodiesel (B20 and above): 4
   Natural Gas: 9
   Ethanol (E85): 68
   Electric: 88
   Propane: 53
Petroleum and GHG Savings*
Total Gallons
Total GHG
by AFV
by AFV
Annual petroleum savings: 4,410,861 gasoline gallon equivalents
See the Gallons by AFV tab for a breakdown of AFV-based petroleum savings.
Annual greenhouse gas emissions avoided: 44,801 tons of CO2
See the GHG by AFV tab for a breakdown of AFV-based greenhouse gas savings.
Annual petroleum savings by alternative fuel vehicle project type: 1,777,420 gasoline gallon equivalents
Greenhouse gas emission reduced by alternative fuel vehicle project type: 12,385 tons of CO2
*2013 metrics