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DIESEL EMISSIONS QUANTIFIER
The Quantifier will help fleet owners, school districts, municipalities, contractors, port authorities, and others estimate cost effectiveness and environmental impact of emission reduction technologies that have been added to vehicles and equipment: http://cfpub.epa.gov/quantifier/

FEDERAL FUNDING
EPA has received $49.2 million for FY08 diesel emissions reduction activities nationwide through the National Clean Diesel Campaign. On the West Coast, EPA Regions 9 and 10 – through the West Coast Collaborative – will award approximately $5.1 million for diesel emissions reduction projects.

NEW RESOURCES
EPA’s State and Local Clean Diesel Toolkit

Low-Cost Ways to Cleaner Construction (PDF, 2.4 MB)

SmartWay SIP and Transportation Conformity Guidance: Accounting for NOx Reductions from Trailer Aerodynamic Kits and Low Rolling Resistance Tires

CMAQ Funded Diesel Retrofit Projects: A Guide to Understanding and Accessing the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Program

Diesel Technology Forum Report: Retrofitting America's Diesel Engines – A Guide to Cleaner Air Through Cleaner Diesel

State and Federal Alternative Fuels Incentives and Laws

The West Coast Collaborative is a public-private partnership working to reduce diesel emissions along the West Coast. The Collaborative is the first pilot of EPA's National Clean Diesel Campaign.

Save the Date: FY2009 Diesel Emissions Reductions Funding Opportunities and Webcast, January 29, 2009, 1–3 pm PST

Check back soon for registration information.

Under the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) authorized $200 million per year for 5 years for implementation of diesel emissions reduction projects.

The EPA Clean Diesel Program anticipates approximately $50 million in fiscal year 2009 funding under this authorization. The West Coast Collaborative is conducting a webcast on January 29, 2009 to highlight various funding opportunities that will be available in the coming months under this program, with special emphasis on the West Coast Collaborative's upcoming Request for Proposals.

The presentation that will be presented on the webcast and related materials are available here:

West Coast Collaborative Diesel Emissions Reduction Program RFP

The Diesel Emissions Reduction Program FY2008 RFP is now closed, and no further inquiries will be taken. For more information on this program, please see the fact sheet: West Coast Collaborative FY2008 Competition Information (PDF, 191K). Awards will be announced in January 2009.

West Coast Collaborative Annual Partners Meeting: November 5-6, Seattle

The West Coast Collaborative Partnership Meeting was held in Seattle, WA on November 5-6, 2008. It brought together more than 160 WCC partners to discuss upcoming funding opportunities, promising new technologies and emissions reductions strategies, and valuable sources of technical assistance. Presentations from the meeting are posted on the meeting website.

Diesel Emissions Reductions Funding Opportunities Webcast Materials

Under the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) authorized $200 million per year for 5 years for implementation of diesel emissions reduction projects.

The EPA Clean Diesel Program recently received approximately $50 million in fiscal year 2008 funding under this authorization. The West Coast Collaborative held a webcast with Gear Heads on February 20 to highlight various funding opportunities that will be available in the coming months under this program, with special emphasis on the West Coast Collaborative's upcoming Request for Proposals.

The presentation from the webcast and related materials are available here:

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