NATIONAL CLEAN CITIES, INC. FUNDING WORKSHOP
LOEW’S L’ENFANT PLAZA HOTEL
MARCH 8, 2005
Dr. David Holloway, President of National Clean Cities, Inc. will provided brief
welcoming remarks and made a presentation on the high-price of oil and where it is heading.
Greg Zilberfarb, Executive Director of National Clean Cities, Inc. gave an
overview on the workshop and provided an update on the funding
opportunities with NCC, Inc.
Paul Kerkhoven, Director of Government Affairs for the Natural Gas
Vehicle Coalition, provided an overview of alternative fuels legislation
pending before Congress.
SIMPLIFYING THE APPROPRIATIONS PROCESS
JJ Brown, with Senator Orrin Hatch’s (R-UT) office, described the
Michael Koontz with the Department of Transportation discussed funding
opportunities provided by CMAQ.
CMAQ FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Carol Werner, Executive Director of the Environmental and Energy Study
Institute, discussed funding opportunities that may not be as obvious with
CMAQ, and what you can do to ensure funding doesn’t get returned using a
process called “rescission.”
FAA VALE PROGRAM
Jake Plante, with the Federal Aviation Administration, discussed the
VALE Program and the funding opportunities associated with it.
Naomi Friedman, Director of Sustainable Energy for the New American
Dream, will discuss how fleets can defend the additional costs
sometimes associated with AFVS.
NCC, Inc. Board Member Ruth Horton discussed the SEP Grant
Solicitation process and offer advice on how to submit a winning
Dr. Jim Renton, Boeing Corporation, and Carla York, Global Energy
Conservation Group, discussed the benefits of the Aviation Program
IDLE REDUCTION STRATEGIES
Randolph talked about his firm’s idle reduction strategies and discuss
funding opportunities available for the Coordinators.”