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11/05/17 by Juanita Teschner

2017 School Bus Rebate Program Application Deadline November 14 Over $7 Million Available | Up to $1 Million for Retrofits

EDITOR’S NOTE: This announcement was released November 2 by EPA Clean Diesel News.

Need help paying for that new school bus or upgrade? EPA is offering an opportunity to receive up to $20,000 per vehicle to replace your older school buses, and up to $6,000 per vehicle for retrofits. Older school buses without emission reduction retrofits emit significant amounts of harmful exhaust, so participating in this program will help improve the health of students and other members of your community.

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09/29/17 by Juanita Teschner

2017 School Bus Rebate Program Now Accepting Applications

Over $7 Million Available | Up to $1 Million for Retrofits

 EDITOR’S NOTE: The EPA Clean Diesel News released this announcement on September 28, 2017.

Need help paying for that new school bus or upgrade? EPA is offering an opportunity to receive up to $20,000 per vehicle to replace your older school buses, and up to $6,000 per vehicle for retrofits. Older school buses without emission reduction retrofits emit significant amounts of harmful exhaust, so participating in this program will help improve the health of students and other members of your community.

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06/04/17 by Juanita Teschner

2017 DERA National Request for Proposals - Webinar - RFP Information Session Wednesday, June 7, 2017

EPA will host a webinar to provide an overview of the 2017 Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program Request for Proposals (RFP).  Time will be allotted for questions and answers.

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06/01/17 by Juanita Teschner

New Deadline for 2017 Clean Diesel Funding Program $23M in Additional Funding

EDITOR’S NOTE: EPA Clean Diesel News released this information on June 1, 2017.

The 2017 Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program Request for Proposals (RFP) has been amended and extended until July 5, 2017. 

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04/20/17 by Juanita Teschner

Diesel Reduction Funding Available

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the availability of $11 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Program (DERA) funds to support projects aimed at reducing emissions from the nation's existing fleet of older diesel engines.  Under this competition, between 20 and 80 awards are anticipated to be made to eligible applicants. Deadline for the proposals is June 20, 2017.

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