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Clean Fuels: Alternative Fuel Options

This page provides links to EPA and non-EPA Web-based resources that provide additional information on transportation and fuels. Links go directly to specific Web sites or documents that address fuel-related trends and issues.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Resources

  • Alternative Fuels
    Includes fact sheets on compressed natural gas, biodiesel, electric vehicles, ethanol, Fischer-Tropsch, liquefied natural gas, methanol, and propane.
  • Clean Fuel Fleets
    Provides information about the Clean Fuel Fleet Program, including lists of certified alternative fuel vehicles, lists of certified heavy-duty engines, and EPA regulations and guidance.
  • Green Vehicle Guide
    Provides consumers with information on vehicle emissions, advanced technology vehicles, and alternative fuels – plus infographics, calculators, videos, and the ability to search for SmartWay certified cars and trucks.
  • Fuel Cells and Vehicles
    Provides an overview of EPA's fuel cell initiatives and resources.
  • Reformulated Gasoline (RFG)
    Provides a comprehensive overview of RFG, including data on gasoline properties, regulatory and guidance documents, fuel reporting forms, answers to frequent questions, modeling tools, and other related information.

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Other Federal Departments & Agencies

  • Alternative Fueling Station Locator
    A user-friendly U.S. Department of Energy database of fueling stations to help you find alternative fuel stations that offer compressed natural gas, propane, 85% ethanol (E85), electric, biodiesel, hydrogen, and liquefied natural gas.
  • Alternative Fuels Data Center
    A comprehensive U.S. Department of Energy resource on alternative fuels and the vehicles that use them.
  • Clean Cities Program
    A U.S. Department of Energy program working to advance the nation's economic, environmental, and energy security by supporting local decisions to adopt practices that contribute to the reduction of petroleum consumption, including the use of alternative fuels and vehicles. This site focuses on fuel blends.
  • Consider the Alternatives: Alternative Fueled Vehicles and Alternative Vehicle Fuels
    A Federal Trade Commission resource with information for consumers and manufacturers on labeling alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles.
  • Energy Information Administration - Alternative Fuels
    Provides estimated alternative fuels consumption data, the number of alternative fuel vehicles in use, survey data, articles, and related information.

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State, Local, and Regional Programs  Exit EPA Disclaimer

  • Alternative and Renewable Fuel & Vehicle Technology Program
    Provides a range of information on alternative fuels related to California's alternative transportation fuels program, in operation since 1975.
  • Drive Clean
    A California Air Resources Board Web site that showcases the cleanest vehicles on the market: hybrids, clean gasoline-powered vehicles, alternative-fuel cars, and electric vehicles.

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Non-Governmental Organizations  Exit EPA Disclaimer

  • American Coalition for Ethanol
    A national organization representing ethanol producers, farmers, commodity organizations, suppliers of goods and services to the industry, rural electric cooperatives, and others supportive of the increased production and use of ethanol.
  • National Biodiesel Board
    A national trade association representing the biodiesel industry as the coordinating body for research and development in the United States.
  • National Corn Growers Association
    A national organization working with farmers, industry, and government to build the ethanol industry.
  • Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition
    A national organization dedicated to the development of a growing, sustainable, and profitable market for vehicles powered by natural gas or hydrogen.
  • National Propane Gas Association
    The national trade association representing the United States propane industry.
  • Oregon Biofuels Network
    A clearinghouse to support the use and production of biofuels in Oregon.
  • Propane Education and Research Council
    A Council established to advance propane's future as a clean, safe, and superior performing alternative transportation fuel.
  • Renewable Fuels Association
    The national trade association for the United States ethanol industry.

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