Clean Cities Updates
EPA

EPA DERA Grant Webinar Today! 


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is excited to announce the availability of approximately $40 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Program (DERA) funds to support projects aimed at reducing emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of older diesel engines. Under this competition, between 20 and 80 awards are anticipated to be made to eligible applicants.
 
Eligible applicants include regional, state, local or tribal agencies, or port authorities, with jurisdiction over transportation or air quality. Nonprofit organizations may apply if they provide pollution reduction or educational services to diesel fleet owners or have, as their principal purpose, the promotion of transportation or air quality.

Learn More:  www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/clean-diesel-national-grants

Informational Webinars on Request for Proposals

May 1, 2018, 1:00 - 2:30 pm (CST)
Join at epawebconferencing.acms.com/dera18a/
 
May 3, 2018, 2:00 - 3:30 pm (CST)
Join at epawebconferencing.acms.com/dera18b/ 
 
Dial-In: (202) 991-0477     Participant Code: 4149804#
 
If you have questions, please contact CleanDiesel@epa.gov. 



The deadline to submit an application is June 12, 2018. 



TERP

TERP TNGVGP Open!


The TCEQ's Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program (TNGVGP) provides grants to encourage an entity that owns and operates a heavy-duty or medium-duty motor vehicle to repower the vehicle with a natural gas or propane engine or replace the vehicle with a natural gas or propane vehicle.

The program has over $15 million in funds to award. As of April 3, 2018, no funds have been awarded. 

The deadline to apply is May 31, 2019.


 

GHNGVA

Natural Gas Vehicle & Station Workshop


Join the Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance and the City of Corpus Christi at their FREE Natural Gas Workshop. Learn about new natural gas engine and tank technology, listen to natural gas fleet leaders, hear about financial incentives, and tour the City of Corpus Christi's newest CNG station.

Event Details:

  • Thursday, May 17, 2018
  • 8:00 am to 1:30 pm
  • Del Mar College - 3209 S Staples, Corpus Christi, TX 78411

RSVP by 5 pm, May 15, 2018. For more information, please contact (979) 270-2045.

Register online. 



AFC

Alternative Fuel Signage Coming Soon...


The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is installing CNG and LNG signs on designated highways near fueling stations in Austin, Dallas, DeSoto, Irving, Longview and Tyler. TxDOT’s first installation phase comprises 92 CNG or LNG signs in 51 locations, including signs for CNG 4 America’s station in Austin, Clean Energy’s Austin-Bergstrom International Airport station and First Alt Fuel’s station in Tyler. 

“Natural gas vehicles are key in diversifying our transportation fuel mix by utilizing domestic fuels that are clean, efficient, affordable and produced here in Texas,” Representative Jason Isaac (R-Dripping Springs) said. “As more Texans make the switch to natural gas, these signs reinforce that we have the infrastructure to support them.”


For more information:


Lily Lowder
Alamo Area Clean Cities Coordinator
Website: www.aacog.com
Email: llowder@aacog.com
Phone: (210) 362-5277
Fax: (866) 332-3252 C/O Lily Lowder

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