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.

If you are interested in applying, the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest in Springfield might be able to help. Please contact Angela Tin at Angela.Tin@lung.org or 217-787-5864.

Green Ways 2Go can also assist you if needed. Please call Paul Jensen 701-212-1231 or Tim Milburn 847-826-3314 .

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 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.

Questions may be sent to cleandiesel@epa.gov.

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