Governor Encourages Fleet Transition to Alternative Fuel Vehicles for Clean Air

What:    Today Governor Gary R. Herbert will re-affirm his call for state and local government, schools, public transit, businesses and industry to transition more of their fleet to clean fuel vehicles.

Why:      This year’s winter inversion season was particularly severe. The Governor has called on everyone to do their part to improve air quality. Today’s announcement highlights one way the public sector and industry can step up. Bill S.B. 275 initiates a process to target heavy vehicle and fleet emissions.  

Who:    Governor Gary R. Herbert
    Senator Stuart Adams, Chief sponsor
    Representative Jack Draxler, House sponsor
    Representative Greg Hughes
Also attending, representatives from Canyons School District, Jordan School District, Sandy City, South Jordan City, Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, Rio Tinto, EDCUtah, Questar, and UTA.

When:    TODAY, March 4, 2013, 1:30 PM
        1:30 PM    Brief remarks from the Governor, Sen. Adams and Rep. Draxler
        1:45 PM    Q & A         
Where:    Utah State Capitol, south steps, outside

Visuals:    Announcement will be done inside a CNG school bus with the Governor, legislators and others on the south steps of the Capitol.