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DERA School Bus Rebates Supporting Documents

The Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) of 2010 (PDF) (7 pp, 133 K , January 2011, About PDF) allows EPA to offer rebates in addition to grants to reduce harmful emissions from older, dirtier diesel vehicles. The rebate program has funded vehicle replacements or retrofits for over 2,000 vehicles. Typically, the rebate application period opens in the fall and projects are completed in less than one year.

*** Important instructions for using  the School Bus Rebate Application ***

  1. Right click on "2020 DERA School Bus Rebate Application (PDF)" below and select "Save link as" (or “Save target as”) to save the PDF to your desktop
  2. Open the application PDF from your desktop using Adobe Acrobat Reader
    • If you do not have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader program, see EPA’s About PDF page
    • If you are having problems with the application, please contact us at DERA@epa.gov.
  3. Email your signed rebate application, along with a scanned copy of each vehicle’s title and registration, to: CleanDieselRebate@epa.gov.

​2019 Rebates Document

2020 Rebates Documents

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