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"Organ and Labyrinth"…

Apr 21 - 21, 2015
Join us for  "Organ and Labyrinth" and Candlelight with Albinas… more

Earth Day

Apr 21 - 21, 2015
Earth Day at the New Orleans Botanical Garden promises to be a great event!… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Apr 21 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

FOUR VOICES at the…

Apr 21 - May 24, 2015
The Garden District Gallery is pleased to present FOUR VOICES featuring… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Apr 21 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Apr 21 - 28, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Apr 21 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The New Orleans…

Apr 21 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Zurich Classic

Apr 21 - 26, 2015
Golf fans will have a chance to support regional children's charities while… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Apr 22 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

JAZZFEST 2015 - MAPLE…

Apr 22 - 22, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for Hook Line & Dine Extravaganza w/ Flow… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Apr 22 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Apr 22 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Newcomb Department of…

Apr 22 - 22, 2015
Join us for the celebrated works of Malcolm Arnold, Ralph Vaughan Williams,… more

Newcomb Department of…

Apr 22 - 22, 2015
British composers created the foundational repertoire that evolved the 19th… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Apr 22 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Victory Belles…

Apr 22 - 22, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Apr 22 - 22, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

ETCHYNPÜFE Group Show…

Apr 23 - May 31, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is excited to host ETCHYNPÜFE, a group show… more

Freret Street Publiq…

Apr 23 - 23, 2015
Join us at the Freret Street Publiq House for the Band of Heathens.   more

"Organ and Labyrinth"…

Apr 21 - 21, 2015
Join us for  "Organ and Labyrinth" and Candlelight with Albinas… more

Limousine Livery is Miles Ahead in the Road of Sustainability

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  Limousine Livery is Miles Ahead in the Road of Sustainability with New Partnership
                         with Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program

New Orleans, LA (April 26, 2011)—For over 25 years, Limousine Livery has maintained their reputation for excellence in chauffeured transportation services, while at the same time, striving for supporting their customers desire to minimize their impact on the environment by incorporating leading environmental practices into that level of excellence.

As a long-standing New Orleans area based business, in addition to being a member of Limousine Environmental Action Partnership (LEAP), no one knows the impact of environmental choices more than Limousine Livery. Especially in light of the devastating economic and environmental impact of last year’s oil disaster in the Gulf Coast, Limousine Livery’s commitment to creating a more positive footprint, has been further enhanced by their partnering with the DOE-funded Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program. As part of this partnership, Limousine Livery will be converting 20 Lincoln Town Cars to propane autogas, a clean-burning, American-made fuel that lowers greenhouse gas emissions and operating costs simultaneously.

“Limo Livery customers enjoy knowing they’re riding in green vehicles, and because propane autogas is 90 percent domestically produced, you can also feel good knowing you’re reducing U.S. dependence on foreign oil,” says Christy Dirks, President and owner of Limousine Livery. “For any fleet that wants to reduce fuel costs, propane autogas is the smartest fuel choice you can make.”
This partnership will allow Limousine Livery customers more cost effective, eco-options in reducing the impact of their transportation choices for their special events, such as weddings, as well as their corporate events, on the environment.

A popular and proven alternative fuel in the world, propane autogas has just started catching on in the U.S, which is currently home to less than 2 percent of the world’s 15 million autogas vehicles. Autogas costs around $1-per-gallon less than gasoline, which makes it an even more attractive option as gas prices continue to skyrocket.

With this partnership with Autogas Development Program, Limousine Livery is able to:

  • Reduce environmental impact. With lower on-site emissions, Limousine Livery will produce significantly less emissions than traditional gasoline, diesel or even electric vehicles by their conversion to propane fueled vehicles.
  • Reduce Dependence on Foreign Oil. Because more than 90 percent of propane autogas is domestically produced, Limousine Livery’s fleet helps reduce foreign oil dependence, create jobs and foster a green economy.
  • Reduce Cost of Operations. Because propane autogas less expensive than gasoline, the cost of implementing autogas fueling infrastructure and vehicle propane systems are significantly lower than other alternative fuel options.
  • Increase Safety. Autogas tanks actually help reinforce vehicle structure, and autogas is nontoxic, nonpoisonous and insoluble in water, unlike gasoline, diesel, methanol and ethanol, offering passengers increased safety and greater comfort.

About Limousine Livery
The name, Limousine Livery has been synonymous with professional executive chauffeured transportation for more than 25 years. Dedication to excellence has made Limousine Livery one of the most respected chauffeured services for executive travelers throughout the world. The Limousine Livery environmental policy is a reflection of the company’s commitment to supporting our customers desire to minimize their impact on the environment by incorporating leading environmental practices into our business strategy and operations, developing energy-efficient processes and services, and delivering the tools our clients need to help measure and monitor the emission levels generated by their ground transportation programs. Visit www.limolivery.com for more information.

About Limousine Environmental Action Partnership (LEAP)
LEAP is the strategic resource for limousine and chauffeured ground transportation companies that share our belief that what’s good for the planet can also be good for business.
LEAP’s mission is to make environmental sustainability easy and cost effective, allowing you to focus on your core business. Customers of LEAP realize long-term savings through resource conservation and operational efficiency. To learn more about LEAP, please visit www.leapcars.com

About The Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program
The Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program is comprised of public and private partnerships throughout nine states in the Southeast U.S. and Washington, DC. Over its four-year span, the program will put over 1,000 clean autogas vehicles on the road and implement more than 25 autogas fueling stations. The program is supported by funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities Program. It is managed and administered by the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy and Virginia Clean Cities at James Madison University. To learn more, visit www.usepropaneautogas.com.