The DEQ is now accepting grant proposals from non-profits, municipalities, school districts, businesses and port authorities looking to update their vehicle fleet to reduce diesel emissions. Nearly $125,000 is available, and proposals are due Dec. 5.
Vehicles and equipment eligible for replacement include non-road diesel vehicles and equipment, highway diesel vehicles, and drayage vehicle replacement. Grant funding may cover up to 25 percent of the cost of eligible projects.
For more information and to download the Request for Proposals, visit the Michigan Clean Diesel Initiative website at www.michigan.gov/deq/0,1607,7-135-3310_30151_30313-198413–,00.html. You may also contact the Environmental Assistance Center at 1-800-662-9278.