The Western Washington Clean Cities Coalition is a public/private partnership that works to advance energy security, environmental and public health and economic development by promoting policies and practices that reduce petroleum consumption. Members work together within the US Department of Energy’s Clean Cities Program, which is a network of more than 80 communities around the country. The Coalition provides education, technical assistance, access to grant funds and other services to assist in the implementation of Clean Cities strategies. Ultimately, the Coalition brings parties together to identify mutual interests and meet the objectives of reducing the use of imported oil, developing regional economic opportunities, and improving air quality. The Coalition serves 15 counties, shown in green below:
Clean Cities advances the nation's economic, environmental, and energy security by supporting local actions to reduce petroleum consumption in transportation. A national network of nearly 100 Clean Cities coalitions brings together stakeholders in the public and private sectors to deploy alternative and renewable fuels, idle-reduction measures, fuel economy improvements, and emerging transportation technologies.