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Tribal Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program - Closed Announcement FY 2015

Request For Proposals

RFP# EPA-OAR-OTAQ-15-05
Opening Date: May 13, 2015
Closing Date: July 15, 2015

SUMMARY: This notice announces that EPA's Office of Transportation and Air Quality is soliciting proposals nationwide for Tribal projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions in terms of tons of pollution produced by diesel engines and diesel emissions exposure, particularly from fleets operating in areas designated by the Administrator as poor air quality areas.

Eligible diesel emission reduction solutions include verified emission control technologies such as exhaust controls, cleaner fuels, and engine upgrades, verified idle reduction technologies, verified aerodynamic technologies and low rolling resistance tires, certified engine repowers, and/or certified vehicle or equipment replacement. Please refer to Page 2 for a summary of important funding limits regarding these emission reduction solutions.

Eligible diesel vehicles, engines and equipment may include buses, Class 5 - Class 8 heavy-duty highway vehicles, marine engines, locomotives and nonroad engines, equipment or vehicles used in construction, handling of cargo (including at a port or airport), agriculture, mining or energy production (including stationary generators and pumps).

Eligible entities include Tribal agencies (or intertribal consortia) with jurisdiction over transportation or air quality.

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