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Greater Long Island Clean Cities Coalition

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

Contact Information

Rita D. Ebert
631-504-5771
rebert@gliccc.org
Coalition Website

Clean Cities Coordinator

Rita D. Ebert
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Rita D. Ebert is the key staff member of the Greater Long Island Clean Cities Coalition since 2007, where she is the Program Coordinator. She administers all contractual and reporting duties for approximately $10 million dollars in federal Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) funding and close to $15 million dollars in DOE's Clean Cities American Recovery Reinvestment Act funding. As coordinator of one of the nation's largest coalitions, she represents the interests of over 400 regional stakeholders in the promotion and advancement of Alternative Fuel technologies and programs. She also serves as one of the co-chairs of the National Clean Cities Coordinators' Council.

Ebert is recognized for her leadership and contribution to the business of clean fuels and the benefits they bring. Recently, she was appointed to national boards where she contributes her experience and regional ideas for our nation's future energy policies. These include the Boards of the National Clean Cities Coordinators Council and the National Transportation Energy Partnership. In 2009 Rita was the Northeast Region Nominee for Coordinator of the Year for Clean Cities.

Ebert has a degree in Office Technology, including Medical Terminology.

Greater Long Island Clean Cities Coalition
1000 Innovation Rd
AERTC, Rm 209
Stony Brook, NY 11794-6044

Greater Long Island Success Stories

Watch videos about Greater Long Island Clean Cities. View more videos on the Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center.

CNG Refuse Haulers Do Heavy Lifting in New York

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CNG Refuse Haulers Do Heavy Lifting in New York
11/13/10
V Garofalo Carting Cleans up New York With Natural Gas Trucks
10/16/10
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Greater Long Island Clean Cities coalition Statistics
Population: 2,815,794
Area: 1,198 sq. mi.
Boundaries: Counties: Nassau, Suffolk
Designated: October 18, 1996   
Alternative Fueling Stations:
   Biodiesel (B20 and above): 11
   Natural Gas: 21
   Ethanol (E85): 30
   Electric: 95
   Propane: 5
Annual Greenhouse Gas Emissions Avoided:* 35,298 tons of CO2
Annual Petroleum Savings:*
15,189,733 gasoline gallon equivalents
*2012 metrics