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  • American Lung Association Clean Air Choice
    quality conditions Learn more Clean Cities Clean cities coalitions are voluntary organizations dedicated to encouraging the use of clean fuels and clean vehicle technologies Learn more Clean Energy Learn how renewable energy technologies can help improve air quality and reduce our dependence on fossil fuels Learn more Learn More About The American Lung Association The American Lung Association is the oldest volunteer health organization in the nation Learn how we re fighting the nation s third leading killer lung disease Learn more Upcoming Events 2016 Minneapolis Safety and Health Conference May 03 04 Minneapolis MN 2016 MSBOA Summer Conference Jun 12 14 Cohasset MN 2016 LMC Annual Conference Jun 15 16 St Paul MN View All Events Clean Air Choice Student Contests Students now have two opportunities to learn more about cleaner renewable fuels like biodiesel and ethanol and win prizes 2016 MN Biodiesel Essay Contest 2015 WI College Scholarship Contest Current News American Lung Association Teams Up With Greenville and Western Railway to Reduce Emissions The American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest along with the United Soybean Board is hosting a High School Biodiesel Video Contest in Missouri Indiana Illinois and Iowa All high school students are encouraged

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  • American Lung Association Clean Air Choice: Clean Fuels: E85
    dioxide emissions from entering our air by simply fueling with E85 instead of gasoline Additionally using E85 can reduce ozone forming pollutants and evaporative emissions Please visit the Pollutants section to learn more about the different air pollutants Okay what about other benefits E85 has been recognized as a Clean Air Choice however it also has additional benefits Renewable ethanol is produced from renewable feedstocks like corn and other grain products It can also be produced from agricultural and forestry wastes specially grown energy crops Closer to Home ethanol is produced closer to home instead of being imported from other countries Local Economy feedstocks are grown and fuel is produced locally creating jobs and supporting local economies Kick the Oil Addiction E85 is one way we can begin to reduce our dependence on oil today Please visit E85 Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about E85 If you have any questions that are not answered on the website contact your local Clean Air Choice office What about other ethanol blends Blender pumps offer E85 and other high blend ethanol fuels such as E20 20 ethanol 80 gasoline E30 30 ethanol and E50 50 ethanol These ethanol blends should ONLY be

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  • American Lung Association Clean Air Choice - E85 Price Forum
    the Forum The American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest is not responsible for misinformation reported on the E85 Price Forum View all prices for the last year American Lung Association of The Upper Midwest 490 Concordia Avenue St Paul

    Original URL path: http://www.cleanairchoice.org/PriceForum.asp (2016-04-29)
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  • American Lung Association Clean Air Choice: Clean Fuels: Biodiesel
    vegetable oils animal fats or waste grease Typically biodiesel is made from soybean oil or waste fats left over from cooking Yes even restaurant grease Pure biodiesel contains no petroleum However it blends easily with petroleum diesel Biodiesel has been blended in low levels with petroleum diesel in the past to increase the lubricating qualities lubricity of the ultra low sulfur diesel and at the 100 level in special applications such as underground mining or for boat engines used in sensitive waterways Why is Biodiesel a Clean Air Choice Biodiesel is cleaner burning than petroleum diesel In higher concentrations it can significantly reduce air toxics and other harmful emissions It is a tool that can help lessen our exposure to these air pollutants In a B100 blend lifecycle carbon dioxide reductions are estimated at approximately 80 Okay what about other benefits Although biodiesel is labeled a Clean Air Choice it also has other benefits It is produced domestically and can help reduce our dependence on foreign oil imports Biodiesel is renewable and can be produced from a variety of non petroleum feedstocks Americans can grow more biodiesel closer to home Please visit Biodiesel Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about

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  • American Lung Association Clean Air Choice: Clean Fuels: Biodiesel Emissions Reduction Calculator
    Hydrocarbons HC 3 866 43 Tons of Carbon Monoxide CO and 853 054 41 Tons of Carbon Dioxide CO2 emissions from entering the atmosphere To calculate the amount of emissions you are reducing by using biodiesel select the first calculation option below If you would like to have your emission results included in the Clean Air Choice Reduction Report please select either the second or third option below Step One

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  • American Lung Association Clean Air Choice: Clean Air
    much more severely The very young elderly and those with pre existing health concerns are most susceptible Most often geographic locations next to high pollution zones will experience and feel the effects of air pollution due to climate and wind patterns BUT this is a problem that each one of us can work to solve In the following sections learn more about the pollutants climate change and healthful hints aimed

    Original URL path: http://www.cleanairchoice.org/air/ (2016-04-29)
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  • American Lung Association Clean Air Choice: Clean Cities
    by accelerating the deployment of alternative fuel vehicles AFVs and building a local AFV refueling infrastructure The Clean Cities program coordinates the activities of both private and public sector proponents of AFVs by providing them with a forum to discover their commonalties investigate opportunities for joint projects leverage scarce resources and promote the benefits of AFVs in their communities The hallmark of Clean Cities is the local planning process that reflects a community s choice for alternative fuels and the ongoing commitment to that choice By encouraging AFV use the Clean Cities program will help achieve energy security and environmental quality goals at both the national and local levels Specific Clean Cities goals are creating new jobs and commercial opportunities facilitating alternative fuel vehicle production and conversion expanding local refueling infrastructure developing Clean Corridors increasing public awareness advancing clean air objectives and supporting regulated fleets The transportation sector has an enormous impact on our economy our national energy security and our environment Moreover emissions from vehicles are the single largest contributor to air pollution in our cities making our air unhealthy to breathe and increasing our health care costs Clean Cities is proof we can work together to effect change

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  • American Lung Association Clean Air Choice: Clean Energy
    solar power wind energy and geothermal energy technologies because these sources of energy can greatly reduce the amount of unhealthy air pollution released into the atmosphere each year The ALA UM encourages Americans to proactively identify and reduce exposure to harmful air pollutants These include emissions of particulate matter ground level ozone air toxics as well as pollutants from fossil fuels that are associated with global climate change American Lung

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