EPA Announces Availability of $26 Million to Clean Up Diesel Engines Nationwide
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week announced the availability of $26 million in grant funding to establish clean diesel projects aimed at reducing emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of diesel engines. EPA Region 5 EPA is requesting proposals between $500,000 and $2,500,000. Region 5 are the states of MN, WI, IL, MI, OH and 35 First Nation tribes. Proposals for this funding opportunity are due by April 26, 2016.
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EPA will host two webinar informational sessions for the FY 2016 Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program funded through the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA).
- The first webinar is Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at 1:00 pm CT. The link to join is epawebconferencing.acms.com/dera2016a/.
- The second webinar is Thursday, March 10, 2016, at 1:00 pm CT. The link to join is epawebconferencing.acms.com/dera2016b/ .
- The call-in number for both webinars is 866-299-3188, conference code 3439147#.
The presentation materials will be available at www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/clean-diesel-national-grants#rfp for those who cannot attend the webinar.
For more information about the FY 2106 DERA RFP, please visit www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/clean-diesel-national-grants#rfp.
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