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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

Contact Information

Melissa M. Howell
502-452-9152 or 502-593-3846
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Clean Cities Coordinator

Melissa M. Howell
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Melissa Howell has served as the executive director of the Kentucky Clean Cities Partnership (KCCP) since 1993. The Kentucky Clean Fuels Coalition, a nonprofit organization, houses the Kentucky Clean Cities Partnership. The Clean Cities program in Kentucky is one of the original 20 coalitions designated in 1994.

The 1999 Clean Cities National Conference was hosted in Louisville, and the first Clean Cities Leadership Retreat took place in 2007 at Mammoth Cave National Park in South Central Kentucky.

Howell was recognized as the U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Coordinator of the Year in 2008 and the Southeast Region Clean Cities Coordinator of the Year in 2005. She has been awarded the Governor's Environmental Excellence Award, the Distinguished Service Award by the Kentucky Soybean Association, and the Environmental Leadership Award by Mammoth Cave National Park. She has also been recognized for outstanding leadership by the Kentucky Propane Education and Research Council.

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

Kentucky Partnership Success Stories

Watch videos about Kentucky Clean Cities Partnership. View more videos on the Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center.

Mammoth Cave National Park Uses Only Alternative Fuel Vehicles

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Kentucky Clean Cities Partnership coalition Statistics
Population: 4,299,355
Area: 40,409 sq. mi.
Boundaries: Entire state of Kentucky
Designated: October 18, 1994   
Alternative Fueling Stations:
   Biodiesel (B20 and above): 4
   Natural Gas: 4
   Ethanol (E85): 58
   Electric: 102
   Propane: 47
Annual Greenhouse Gas Emissions Avoided:* 23,868 tons of CO2
Annual Petroleum Savings:*
2,542,027 gasoline gallon equivalents
*2012 metrics