The Northeast Diesel Collaborative (NEDC) combines the expertise of public and private partners in a coordinated regional initiative to significantly reduce diesel emissions and improve public health in the eight northeastern states.
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2018 Clean Freight Corridors Workgroup Webinar: Northeast Opportunities for Alternative Fuel Corridors

On December 11th, the NEDC hosted a webinar highlighting opportunities in helping to grow a network of "alternative" (natural gas, propane, electric, fuel cell, hydrogen, etc) fueling stations for trucks and other medium/heavy -duty vehicles in the Northeast. The presentations and recorded audio of the webinar can be found below.

Alternative Fuels Corridor

Webinar - Putting Public Dollars to Work: Voucher Incentive Programs for Cleaner Trucks and Buses

Webinar - Putting Public Dollars to Work: Voucher Incentive Programs for Cleaner Trucks and Buses

On December 4th, the NEDC and CALSTART hosted a webinar that looked at the benefits and opportunities of implementing medium-duty and heavy-duty clean vehicle voucher incentive programs (VIPs) in the northeast. The webinar included a presentation from CALSTART on VIPs and from NYC DOT on the Hunts Point Clean Trucks Program and the multitude of emissions and community benefits that have resulted from this project.

The webinar presentations can be view here:

Check out the recent case study on the New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP) presented to the NEDC by CALSTART

NYT-VIP comprises three unique funds that provide voucher incentives for the purchase of alternative fuel vehicles and diesel emission control devices (DECDs) in New York. The first of these three funds are now available.

In the News

  • AltWheels Fleet Day
    AltWheels Fleet Day is the largest annual gathering of corporate, federal, municipal, and state fleet managers on the East Coast. Designed to present and educate about the latest in transportation technologies, alternative fuels and fleet management practices, AltWheels Fleet Day consists of panels, exhibits, and displays of vehicles offering a showcase of alternative transportation solutions - from concept vehicles to vehicles that are available and saving fleet managers money today.
    Presentations now posted!
  • EPA awards more than $570,000 to reduce diesel emissions in New Bedford Harbor to protect health
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $579,991 grant to CLF Ventures for installation of multiple marine engines on a tug boat based out of New Bedford, Mass. The grant is made available under a competitive national grant program administered by EPA with funding authorized by Congress under the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA).
  • EPA Funding Will Help Clean Diesel Projects in New England States
    Annual program funding and Competitive grants yield $3.1 Million for New England projects
    EPA's State Clean Diesel Program awarded a total of approximately $1.7 million to the six New England states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont to support states' efforts to reduce diesel pollution. In addition to the state program funding, under a competitive national grant competition EPA also awarded over $1.4 million for projects in New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Massachusetts to reduce diesel emissions.
  • Volkswagen (VW) Settlement Info
  • EPA Awards nearly $2 Million to Fund Clean Diesel Projects in Connecticut and Massachusetts
    Grants made available under the FY16 Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program will assist the Connecticut Maritime Foundation, the Massachusetts Port Authority, and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in marine vessel repowering and vehicle replacement projects. For more information about this announcement, click here.
  • EPA Rebates Will Fund Cleaner School Buses in 88 Communities
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), under the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA), is awarding more than $7.7 million to replace or retrofit 401 older diesel school buses in 88 school bus fleets across 27 states. Please click here for more info.

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