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14th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

2014 New Orleans…

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
Join us for the Historic New Orleans Collection's seventh annual New Orleans… more

AN EVENING WITH …

Aug 1 - 1, 2014

COOLinary New…

Aug 1 - 31, 2014
It is going to be a delicious summer!  Throughout the whole month of… more

Entergy IMAX Theatre…

Aug 1 - 21, 2014
Entergy IMAX Theatre and 3D Entertainment Distribution invite audiences on an… more

JPAS Summer Musical…

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
  THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE JR., based on the zany musical that has taken… more

Mecha Con

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
MechaCon was conceived as a revolutionary Anime convention experience,… more

Sarah McLachlan at…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014

Satchmo Summer Fest

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Come and enjoy live music with Leroy Jones & New Orleans Finest. more

The Historic New…

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
The Historic New Orleans Collection's seventh annual New Orleans Antiques… more

The Saenger Theatre…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for  multi-platinum singer and songwriter Sarah McLaughlin. She… more

The Victory Belles –…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue celebration!… more

20th Anniversary…

Aug 2 - 2, 2014
The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) announces the annual Whitney… more

Abita Springs Opry at…

Aug 2 - 30, 2014
Two bands - Three Hours - Five Saturdays First band plays approx 12 noon… more

Abita Springs Opry in…

Aug 2 - 30, 2014
Join us every Saturday in August for The Abita Springs Opry concert… more

Rolland Golden: An…

Aug 2 - 2, 2014
Opening August 2, 2014 more

The Farm To Table…

Aug 2 - 4, 2014
The symposium will bring together the leading practitioners in the growing… more

Hotel New Orleans…

Aug 3 - 3, 2014
Join us for the Strut + Swim poolside fashion show with Fashion Week New… more

Justin Timberlake

Aug 3 - 3, 2014

National Farmers…

Aug 3 - 9, 2014

14th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… 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.