B20 Club Members
Congratulations, B20 Club Members!
Illinois Soybean Association and American Lung Association in Illinois are proud to present the B20 Club Members. These Illinois-based fleets and fuel distributors have chosen B20 because they know it is an efficient, high-quality, reliable fuel that supports their bottom line and the environment.
Our B20 Club Members are promoting clean air in their communities and supporting Illinois farmers while keeping their engines running on America's first advanced biofuel.
Meet the B20 Club Members
Ag-Land FS, Inc. is a locally owned ag cooperative serving producers in Peoria, Tazewell, and Logan counties. Ag-Land FS operates over 150 pieces of equipment including fuel haulers, tractors, semis, and various other agriculture and industry service vehicles on B20 blends year-round. Running their service vehicles and equipment on B20 blends has helped the company lower their carbon footprint and support the local communities they serve.
The Chicago Park District owns more than 8,100 acres of green space, making it one of the largest municipal park managers in the nation. Ten world-class museums are located on Chicago Park District property, three of them in Grant Park: the Art Institute, the Field Museum of Natural History, and the Shedd Aquarium. The Chicago Park District also operates a large portion of their fleet of over 550 fleet vehicles on alternative fuel sources, including 80 flex fuel vehicles, 50 hybrid-electric vehicles, 12 CNG vehicles, 200 diesel vehicles on 10-20% biodiesel blends, and 56 diesel vehicles on 10-50% biodiesel blends.
The City of Elmhurst's Fleet Services Division is responsible for the operation of the Central Maintenance Garage including 317 diverse pieces of equipment: police, fire, park district and public works vehicles, major pump and equipment required for utilities operation and mechanical equipment for all public buildings. The Fleet Services Division runs B20 blends in all of the city’s diesel equipment year-round in support of the city’s Sustainability Policy objectives to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.
The Fleet Services Division of Public Works Department in the City of Evanston, Illinois, is responsible for maintenance and repair of 366 units, including all police and fire vehicles, vehicles and heavy equipment used by utilities and forestry departments, Parks & Recreation busses and Pool vehicles.
The City of Moline Fleet Division takes pride in being an Illinois Green Fleet. Along with using only B20 in the 107 pieces of equipment that utilize diesel fuel, there are also 67 vehicles that run on E85, 12 hybrid-electric Ford Fusions, 7 CNG vehicles and 3 all-electric Ford Focus’ in the city’s fleet.
Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd), is a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation. ComEd provides electric service to approximately 3.8 million customers across Northern Illinois via more than 90,000 miles of power lines in an 11,400-square-mile territory. Since 2001, ComEd has invested more than $5 billion in the electrical transmission and distributions system to continue to provide customers with the quality service they expect and deserve, while increasing grid efficiency.
Cook-Illinois Corporation has been in the school bus business for more than 55 years, and it is celebrating the 100th year in business for one of their leading subsidiaries, Kickert School Bus Lines, Inc. It is one of the largest family owned and operated school bus contractors in the country operating more than 2,100 school busses every day.
The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is a nationally recognized conservation agency that envisions a community in which all citizens share a connection with nature and an appreciation for cultural history. As a part of their continued commitment to sustainable practices, the District operates a number of vehicles on alternative fuels like CNG and B20 biodiesel – allowing them to reduce their carbon footprint, while maintaining the environments they are entrusted with protecting.
G&D Integrated has been in the transportation industry since the early 1880s. In the over one hundred years since then, the company has continued to serve customers in the global mining, agriculture, retail and food industries throughout the Midwest and southeastern U.S.
Greater Peoria Mass Transit (CityLink) began in 1970 with 33 busses to provide residents transportation throughout the area. The company has evolved into 58 buses and 35 Para-transit vans, using state-of-the-art equipment to provide safe, environmentally friendly, reliable transportation to citizens and visitors of Peoria. It runs 7 days a week, 22 hours a day. CityLink covers more than 84 square miles and carries 3 million passengers a year.
R&N Trucking LLC has been in the trucking industry for more than 40 years. The company began to transport crops to local processors, and over time it has branched out to include the transportation of rock, gravel, sand, dry cement, grain and fertilizer. The R&N Trucking LLC fleet has 17 trucks that together travel more than a million miles a year.
S.K Davison has been serving the New Holland, IL area since 1996. The family-run business specializes in local and regional hauls of fertilizer, grain, rock and asphalt. The fleet includes 18 trucks that together travel approximately 800,000 miles per year.
The Village of Arlington Heights Public Works Department maintains a fleet of 365 fleet vehicles, including 122 diesel vehicles that operate on B20 biodiesel year round. In addition to their alternative fuel support, the Village retrofitted 10 public works trucks with diesel particulate exhaust filters (DPF) in 2007. The Village has also acquired 12 hybrid vehicles that have helped reduce their annual fuel consumption by as much as 3,000 gallons and saves the Village an average $7,500 each year. The Village of Arlington Heights is a proud USEPA Pollution Prevention Program participant, achieving pollution-related solutions that positively impact the environment and local economy.
Oak Park Fleet Services maintains approximately 250 pieces of diverse equipment, ranging from fire engines to Segways. All diesel vehicles run on blends of B20. The village’s embrace of B20 is only one indicator of their commitment to supporting a healthy community environment. In April 2015 Oak Park was recognized as Illinois’ first—and the nation’s fourth—municipal arboretum.