With the bulk of summer days behind us, Wise
Gas, Inc. is entering our busy season once again!
Here is a brief overview of what's going on
in the Wise Gas office:
- The Wise Gas, Inc.
underwent an "extreme makeover" and was released to the
cyber-world on September 11th in tribute to the men & women of
September 11th. We'd love to hear your feedback on the
site and invite you to read our
9/11 tribute page.
With over 50 pages of information - growing daily! - we feel
strongly that our website is better suited to educate and inform
- Be sure to listen to our very own Jeff
Greene on internet radio tomorrow (September 16th) at 2 pm EDT.
here and click on Blog Talk Radio to hear Jeff and Go Green
- Wise Gas is busily working with the
Clean Cities Coalitions in the State of Florida and is working
to expand the coalitions across the state.
The first meeting of the Big Bend Clean Cities Coalition,
located in Tallahassee, FL. was held on August 21, 2009 and the
second meeting is scheduled for Friday, September 18th at the
Tallahassee Community College.
- Wise Gas is working hard in preparation
for November's Living Green Fair - more details can be found
- We are hard at work in the planning
stages of a statewide CNG Vehicle tour in November to include a
Bi-Fuel Ford Focus, the Honda Civic GX and a CNG Metro Transit
Bus by Foton. Look for more details soon!
- The first planned Wise Gas public
access CNG station in partnership with Alternative Fuel
Management (to be located in Fort Lauderdale, FL) is solidly in
the permitting phase and we hope to see significant progress in
the coming weeks!
- A private CNG station to be located in
Central Florida is pending funding from stimulus dollars.
- A very special Wise Gas media event is
in the heart of the planning stages and we anticipate an
exciting announcement in the coming weeks ahead! While it
would be premature to spoil the surprise, we can tell you that
there is a major "hint" located solidly on the
of our website (pssst!....check the top left corner!)
- The Living Green Fair is approaching -
and still in need of exhibitors and sponsors. Visit their
website and be sure to attend!
- The US Department of Energy
announced $300 million in grants across the nation to reduce
petroleum usage. Despite have 6 separate grants in
submission, the state of Florida was entirely shut out.
If you aren't angry about this, you aren't paying attention!
One widespread belief is that the "demand" for alternative fuel
is not strong in Florida. We need YOU to prove otherwise.
Contact your local and state politicians and let them know
alternative fuels are important to you!
Foreign Oil Dependency
The problem is not just going away...
- Barrels of Oil
Imported by the U.S.: 355 million
- % Imported from
Foreign Countries: 60%
- Money Sent
Overseas: $25.2 Billion
What would the American economy look like if
$25 Billion per month was being spent on a clean and domestic fuel
that cost consumers 30-50% less per gallon/gallon equivalent?
Would jobs be more plentiful? Would the average household
budget be more manageable? Would national air quality be
Don't just read this...think about how
YOU can act upon it. The largest obstacle today to
plentiful alternative fuels is a misguided belief that YOU (the
consumer) aren't interested. Let the world know otherwise!
Your September Mission
(If You Choose to Accept It)
Florida Residents: Log on
to our website and take a
BRIEF survey on
CNG. Your information will be kept private, but
statistical data will be used to help drive the need for public
access CNG stations and vehicles in your area!
Spread the word to your friends,
family, neighbors and colleagues - ask them to take our
Florida Residents Survey
as well (and possibly join our mailing list?) - you can
start by forwarding this e-mail to someone you know and ask them
to check it out and spread the word!