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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.

Volkswagen (VW) Settlement: DERA Option Guidance Posted

General Information EPA has now posted guidance for the VW settlement on the DERA Option as well as a comparison chart between eligible mitigation actions in the Consent Decree and eligible DERA projects. For further information, click here and read information contained under the "States" heading.

EPA Advance Program Webinar Series – IdleBox Idle Reduction Resource

Join us on Wednesday, January 25 from 2-3pm EST to hear how your efforts to reduce idling can be supported by the materials and tools available in the recently updated Dept. of Energy Clean Cities IdleBox Toolkit.

IdleBox makes it easy to learn about and educate others about the benefits of idling reduction, how to implement an idling reduction initiative or campaign, and how to initiate an idling reduction policy or ordinance. A wide range of users can benefit from IdleBox resources, including state, tribal and local government air quality planners; environmental organizations and civic groups committed to improving air quality; and fleets focused on the bottom line.

To register and receive a link to join the webinar, send an e-mail to advance@epa.gov and include your name, organization, telephone number, and the number of individuals expected to listen to the webinar from your location. For more information about the IdleBox toolkit for idling reduction projects, go to: https://cleancities.energy.gov/technical-assistance/idlebox/.

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