EPA National Clean Diesel Campaign ARRA Funding Available


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03-24-09

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The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Clean Diesel Campaign is announcing Requests for Applications (RFAs) for the competitive portion of the $300 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment of 2009 through the Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA). This funding will be available through three separate funding assistance programs:

1. National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program ($156 million total available) - applications due April 28, 2009
2. SmartWay Clean Diesel Finance Program ($30 million) - applications due April 28, 2009
3. Emerging Technology Program ($20 million) - applications due May 5, 2009

The available funding will be managed by EPA’s National Clean Diesel Campaign Program, however all submitted applications that include projects located within EPA’s Region 9 and 10 offices, which include in CA, AZ, NV, OR, WA, ID, AK, HI and the Pacific Islands, will be reviewed by EPA Regional staff. EPA staff is not able to answer any questions about this funding program, so please do not call staff directly. All questions must be submitted in writing via email to: cleandiesel@epa.gov.

EPA staff will be posting the answers to questions received on the following website so that every potential applicant has access to the same information at the same time: http://www.epa.gov/otaq/eparecovery/index.htm. For more information and applying for this funding, visit the Recovery Act Funding for National Clean Diesel web site: http://epa.gov/otaq/eparecovery/index.htm.

For further information, contact Region 10’s Linda Gehrke at (206) 220-4463 or email linda.gehrke@dot.gov.

Sincerely,

/s/

R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator