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EPA's 2017 School Bus Rebate Program application period is now open!

Webinar for applicants: October 5, 2017 2-3 p.m. ET
Call-in Number: 866-299-3188
Access Code: 20 2343 9571
Application period closes November 14, 2017 4pm EST

See the following website for details.


The 2017 NEDC Partners Meeting presentations are now posted!


2017 NEDC Partners Meeting

In the News

  • Volkswagen (VW) Settlement Update
    The U.S. filed executed Environmental Trust Agreements for both the state and tribal trusts. The Trust Effective Date (TED) is October 2, 2017.

    States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico now have 60 days to submit their beneficiary certification forms by Friday, December 1, 2017. States that miss this deadline will not be able to participate in the trust.

    Tribes have 90 days from the TED to file beneficiary certification forms, which is Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Tribes are not locked out of the trust if they miss this deadline; tribes can also file beneficiary certification forms along with their first funding requests by September 1 of each year of the trust.

    More info at: https://www.epa.gov/enforcement/volkswagen-clean-air-act-civil-settlement
  • 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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