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May 10, 2017

Seminole County Public Schools Wins 2017 Clean Air Award

Air Quality & Environment

We presented the 2017 Clean Air Award to Seminole County Public Schools Transportation Services this week. The district is systematically converting diesel buses to propane and realizing a carbon energy savings of 6.4 million pounds. Seminole County Commissioner Bob Dallari, who chairs the MetroPlan Orlando Board presented the trophy at a Seminole school board meeting…

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February 16, 2017

Calling all Clean Air Champions: Nominations Open for 2017 Award

Air Quality & Environment

Please consider nominating an organization that contributes to better air quality in Central Florida for the 2017 Clean Air Award. Each year in May, a business or organization receives the Clean Air Award from MetroPlan Orlando and the Central Florida Clean Air Team. Judging is based on innovation and uniqueness, direct or indirect effort to…

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July 15, 2016

Wekiva Island, UCF, Casselberry Recognized with Clean Air Awards

Air Quality & Environment

The 2016 Clean Air Award competition is spotlighting success stories in air quality throughout the region during May – Clean Air Month. The Central Florida Clean Air Team will present three awards to regional organizations in various types of air quality activities. Wekiva Island, an environmentally friendly education and recreation venue, is the top award…

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June 8, 2015

OCPS, UCF, Busch and Company Recognized with Clean Air Awards

Air Quality & Environment

The 2015 Clean Air Award competition spotlighted success stories in air quality throughout the region during May – Clean Air Month. The Central Florida Clean Air Team presented three awards to regional organizations in various types of air quality activities. Orange County Public Schools repeated as the top award winner, while UCF and a private…

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February 11, 2015

Central Florida Clean Air Team Seeks Entries for the 2015 Clean Air Award

Air Quality & Environment

Nominate an organization you think contributes to better air quality for the 2015 Clean Air Award. Each year in May, a business or organization receives the Clean Air Award to coincide with Clean Air Month.  Judging is based on innovation and uniqueness, direct or indirect effort to reduce emissions, providing a model for others to…

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May 15, 2014

Orange County Public Schools Named Winner of 2014 Clean Air Award

Air Quality & Environment

A combination of technology, policy, outreach and operating efficiency has made Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) the winner of the 2014 Clean Air Award from the Central Florida Clean Air Team. OCPS has had a major positive impact on our region’s air quality during the current fiscal year. All told, since July 2013, the district…

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March 4, 2014

Central Florida Clean Air Team Seeks Entries for the 2014 Clean Air Award

Air Quality & Environment

Nominate an organization you think contributes to better air quality for the 2014 Clean Air Award. Each year in May, a business or organization receives the Clean Air Award to coincide with Clean Air Month.  Judging is based on innovation and uniqueness, direct or indirect effort to reduce emissions, providing a model for others to…

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June 10, 2013

Casselberry Gets 2013 Clean Air Award for Its Compressed Work Week

Air Quality & Environment

The City of Casselberry’s Compressed Work Week is the winner of the 2013 Clean Air Award. The Central Florida Clean Air Team presents this award annually to an organization that has done outstanding work to improve our region’s air quality.  Taking care of our air is a vital part of the work at MetroPlan Orlando. …

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May 29, 2012

reThink Honored with 2012 Clean Air Award

Air Quality & Environment

ORLANDO, FL – In Central Florida, 82 percent of people drive to and from work alone every day, contributing to traffic congestion and air pollution.  reThink, a commuter assistance program sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), is committed to reducing congestion and saving commuters money through transportation alternatives.  Because decreasing the number of…

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