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2017 DERA Request for Proposals Now Open

EPA is announcing $11 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 by the Administrator as poor air quality areas.

Proposals due through no later than Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. (ET) in order to be considered for funding.

RFP Information Sessions

EPA will host two Information Sessions regarding this Request for Proposals via teleconference/webinar. Registration is not required, just click on link below to join the webinar.

2017 Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program Overview Link to Join Webinar
Webinar #1 - May 2, 2017 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (ET)
Webinar #2 - May 9, 2017 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (ET) POSTPONED

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.

Click here for additional Volkswagen (VW) Clean Air Act Civil Settlement Information.

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