U.S. EPA Diesel Emissions Reductions Act (DERA) Grants Available

U.S. EPA Diesel Emissions Reductions Act (DERA) Grants Available

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency anticipates awarding approximately $40 million in competitive grant funding for the Diesel Emissions Reductions Act (DERA) Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program. The program is soliciting proposals nationwide for projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions in terms of tons of pollution produced and exposure, particularly from fleets operating in areas designated as having poor air quality. Proposals must be submitted to the U.S. EPA no later than 11:59 p.m. (Eastern) June 12, 2018.

Eligible diesel vehicles, engines and equipment include:

  • School buses
  • Class 5-Class 8 heavy-duty highway vehicles
  • Locomotive engines
  • Marine engines
  • Nonroad engines, equipment or vehicles used in construction, handling of cargo (including at ports or airports), agriculture, mining or energy production (including stationary generators and pumps)

To see grant go to https://www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/clean-diesel-national-grants

2018 Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Information Sessions Link to Join Webinar
Webinar #1 – Tuesday, May 1, 2018
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. (ET)
To join the webinar:
http://epawebconferencing.acms.com/dera18a/
Conference Number: 1 (202) 991-0477
Participant Code: 4149804#
Webinar #2 – Thursday, May 3, 2018
3:00 – 4:30 p.m. (ET)
To join the webinar:
http://epawebconferencing.acms.com/dera18b/
Conference Number: 1 (202) 991-0477
Participant Code: 4149804#

 

Please contact the Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities if you maybe interested in these grants at [email protected] or 412-735-4114